Barnyard millet dosa recipe or siridhanya dosa recipe is a healthy and nutritious dosa made with barnyard millets and urad dal (black gram dal). This dosa turns crispy and delicious.
You might have read in my previous posts on millets as to what inspired me to cook with millets. I have been trying different millet recipes like millet idli, millet dosa, millet tomato rice, etc. since then.
Millets are rich in proteins and have lots of health benefits. It protects heart, lowers blood cholesterol, helps in preventing diabetes, improves the immune system and is very good for health. It is also good for babies. If you want to lose weight, eat millets.
Millets are also known as poor man’s food but now they are finding way into everyone’s diet due to the health benefits it offers and the different types of recipes that can be cooked with them.
Steps to make barnyard millet dosa is easy. Soak millets and urad dal for around 4 hours separately in water. Drain the water and grind separately to form a smooth batter. After grinding, mix both the batters and mix well. Keep it covered for fermentation. This might take anywhere from 8 to 12 hours depending on the climatic conditions.
In summer, batter ferments faster and in winter the fermentation process is bit slow. After fermentation, the batter is ready to make delicious dosas. Take a tava or frying pan and heat it. Smear oil on it and spread dosa batter. Now follow the instructions from the recipe below to know how to make delicious and crispy barnyard millet dosa.