Cooking time : 25 minutes

Soaking time : 2 hours

Fermenting time : 8 to 10 hours

Servings : makes 12 dosas

Cooking equipment required: Big bowl, strainer, Mixer and Dosa Tava

Nutritional count per dosa : 73 calories, 10.6 gm carbohydrate, 1.5 gm fat, 1.6 gm fibre


  • 1 cup green moong dal
  • ½ cup urad dal
  • ½ teaspoon fenugreek seeds
  • Salt as per taste
  • 3 teaspoon oil for cooking
  • Sambhar, for serving

Procedure :

  1. Mix green moong dal, urad dal and fenugreek seeds in a bowl. Add water as required and set aside to soak for 2 hours.
  2. Pour moong dal and urad dal in a strainer and drain out all the water.
  3. Add them to the mixer jar and grind to form a smooth mixture using 1 cup of water.
  4. Cover and keep aside for 8 to 10 hours (for fermentation).
  5. Add ¼ cup of water to adjust the consistency of dosa batter.
  6. Heat a dosa tava and pour a little batter on it. Spread it clockwise to make a 7” dosa. Cook using ¼ teaspoon of oil.
  7. Make 11 more dosas in the same way.
  8. Serve immediately with sambhar.

Health Tip:

Rice dosa is usually on a no-no list for diabetics. But these moong dal dosas are a welcomed addition to a diabetic’s diet as they are devoid of high crab rice.