SPROUTED Ragi Dosa & Coconut Chutney
Servings - 2 to 3
Ingredients For The Dosa:
1 cup ragi sprouts | finger millet
1/4 cup urad dal
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
Ingredients For The Chutney:
1/2 cup fresh coconut
4 green chillies
2 garlic cloves
1/4 cup fried gram
Chickpea sized tamarind
Salt to taste
Pick and clean the ragi to remove any husks or stones.
Rinse the ragi 3 to 4 times or until the water is clean, and then drain the water.
Add water to cover the ragi in the bowl.
Cover the bowl with a lid and soak the ragi overnight or for 8 hours.
The next day the ragi will swell very little.
Drain the water either from the bowl or by using a colander to strain.
Thoroughly rinse the ragi with clean water and strain again.
Sprout the ragi using a muslin, kitchen towel or cheesecloth.
Wet a cheesecloth with some water, then add the soaked ragi in the centre of the damp cloth.
Tie the ends and tighten them into a bundle, and place that in a clean bowl.
Cover with the plate and keep it in a warm place for 1 or 2 days.
After 2 days, open the bundle and rinse the ragi sports.
Rinse and soak urad dal for 1 to 2 hours.
Drain the water from the urad dal.
In a blender, add urad dal and sprouted ragi.
Add some water and blend them not a smooth batter.
Next, transfer the batter to a bowl, and add salt and baking soda.
Add water if required, and make sure that the batter should be pouring consistency.
After mixing the batter well, let it rest for 10 - 15 minutes.
Meanwhile, in a blender, add fresh coconut, green chillies, garlic, tamarind, coriander, fried gram, salt and water.
Blend into a smooth paste and keep the chutney ready.
Heat a non-stick tawa over medium heat without adding fat.
Using a ladle, pour the batter into the tawa and use the bottom of the ladle to spread it in a circle and as thinly as possible.
Cook for a minute and add some oil and continue to cook until lightly browned.
Flip and cook another side of the dosa for a minute or until done.
Serve the healthy and crispy ragi dosa immediately with chutney.