Millets and fenugreek !! There cannot be a more healthier mix to make delicious soft, porous , crispy edged and soft centred dosas to satisfy all dosa lovers .
The scent of the ground fenugreek seeds and the amazing colour of the dosa is sure tempting .If you are a die hard dosa fanatic, then you must look for more varieties such as this healthy filling nutritious millet methi dosa . I have lost count of the no of varieties I keep making , some of them I have posted, many recipes remain in my drafts.
So What are the benefits of making this dosa ? A quick look at some of them :
The healthy powerful nutrition laden combination of methi and millets .
The reduced soaking time of the grains unlike regular dosa , it takes just 2.1/2 hrs of soaking time unlike idli dosa rice which needs more time .
You can grind this easily in your mixie and stone grinder is not required as millets and fenugreek seeds grind well in mixie / blender itself.
Proso Millet is desirable for human food because it is easily digestible and gluten-free. It is now a well-proven fact that consuming whole grains on a regular basis may help lose weight, owing to the rich content of fiber and bioactive compounds in them.Like it’s millet cousins, proso millet is rich in protein and low glycemic index carbs.
The high content of antioxidants and minerals like magnesium, potassium, and phosphorus, it helps in preventing conditions like osteoporosis. Millets are all a rich source of magnesium, a mineral which is extremely important for starch digestion.
Magnesium makes many carbohydrate-digesting enzymes, even the ones which manage insulin’s action.
Researchers find that magnesium-rich whole grain consumption can help lower the risk of type-2 diabetes.
In addition to this, due to the presence of complex carbs, the glucose release in the bloodstream is also well-regulated.
The bran of Proso millet contains vital nutrients that are essential for a healthy diet and is also an excellent source of fiber! It is gluten-free and has a significant amount of carbohydrates, protein, niacin (Vitamin B3) and fatty acids.
So lets look at the recipe which is so simple , you can make dosas immediately after grinding or allow batter to ferment , both come out well as i have shown in the YouTube video posted below , do check it out .
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