Ragi Dosa / Finger Millet Crepes

Ragi or Finger Millet or Nachni is a fibre rich low carbohydrate  cereal used widely in India in different forms.Ragi is used as malt  in the preparation of health drink mixed with milk ,yogurt or boiling in water. Ragi flour is used in the preparation of Dosas or Rotis /Bhakris (flat breads) .
Since it is low in carbohydrates and rich in fibre and amino acids its perfect for people with Diabetes.
Can be incorporated in a daily diet for weight watchers as well.

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Preparation Time : 20 mins
Cooking Time : 10 mins
Serves : 3-4

Ragi Dosai / Finger Millet Crepes


1 cup Ragi flour
1/2 cup wheat flour
1 tbsp Rice flour
2 tbsp Rava / Semolina
1 medium sized onion chopped
2 tsp ginger and chilly paste (Take about 3-4 green chillies and a small piece of ginger & grind )
2 tsp jeera / cumin seeds
chopped corriander leaves / cilantro
pinch of asafoetida


  • In a mixing bowl,mix all the above ingredients,add sufficient water to form a batter.
  • Batter should be lump free and of Dosa Batter consistency.
  • Rest the batter for about 15 20 mins.Stir well again and add a little water is batter is too thick.
  • Heat a tawa/griddle.
  • Take a ladle full of this batter and spread it the same was as spreading a DOSA.
  • Drizzle a little oil and cook.Flip over and cook on the other side until done.
  • Serve hot with coconut chutney or tomato chutney. Tastes well with plain curd/yogurt.

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