How to make Bajra Dosa -

An unusual dosa made with bajra, idli rawa and sabut urad dal.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Bajra (बाजरा), Idli rawa

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Bajra Dosa

Bajra Dosa Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 10-15 hour

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Bajra Dosa Recipe

  • Bajra 1 cup

  • Idli rawa 1/4 cup

  • Whole black gram (sabut urad) 1/4 cup

  • Fenugreek seeds (methi dana) 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil as required


Step 1

Wash and soak pearl millet, idli rawa, black gram and fenugreek seeds together for six to seven hours.

Step 2

Grind them together to a smooth batter, adding water as needed. Add salt and mix well. Set aside to ferment for five to six hours.

Step 3

Heat a non-stick tawa. Pour a ladleful of batter and spread into a dosa. Drizzle some oil along the edges and cook till the corners start lifting up. Flip and cook till the other side is also fully done.

Step 4

Serve hot with chutney and sambhar.

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