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Palak Dosa recipe / spinach dosa
Easy, healthy and tasty breakfast Palak dosa recipe. No fermentation needed to make this palak / Spinach dosa, also it is vegan, gluten free breakfast as well.
When it comes to breakfast, it is always a question, what to prepare? Everyday we will look for something different. Here is one of the healthy and delicious breakfast using healthy greens from malenaadu region of Karnataka. It has the perfect blend of spices, sweet, and sour, so that you can eat without any side dish ,
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  • big bunch / 2 big handful of palak / spinach ( clean, wash and keep it ready)
  • 1.5 cup rice( dosa rice or any regular rice is ok)
  • 2 tbsp kalde bele / chana dal / split bengal gram
  • 3 tbsp uddina bele / urad dal / split black gram
  • around 10 green chillies( more or less)
  • 1 tbsp coriander seeds/ dhania
  • 1 tsp jeera/ cumin seeds
  • 1tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 cup grated coconut (optional)
  • 1 tbsp grated ginger
  • 1 onion( optional)
  • 1/8 tsp hing
  • 2 tbsp jaggery
  • 1.5 tsp salt or salt to taste
  • small lemon size tamarind ( wash and soak in water)
  • oil to make the dose


  1. Wash rice and dals thoroughly and soak it with 2 cups of water for minimum 4 hours
  2. Transfer around 3/4 cup water from the soaked dals,
  3. Grind the soaked rice and dals along with jaggery, green chillies, coriander seeds, jeera/cumin seeds, pepper and coconut to a fine batter. add water if needed. Then add grated ginger and grind it .
  4. Transfer the batter to a big pan. let the consistency be as shown in the video
  5. Squeeze the tamarind and add the tamarind extract to the batter
  6. Finely chop onion and spinach.( i used a food processor to chop them)
  7. Add chopped onion and spinach, salt and hing to the batter and mix it really well.

To make the Palak Dosa:

  1. Grease and heat the tava on medium high heat
  2. Once the tava is hot, take a ladle full of batter, pour it in the center and spread it in circular motion
  3. Put 1 tsp of oil on the dosa and cover it and cook it
  4. After 1/2 a minute or so remove the lid and flip the dosa and cook it
  5. Dosa is ready to serve.
  6. Repeat the same procedure with the remaining batter,( grease the tava only if needed)