More healthier twist to traditional Rava dosa which makes it even more nutritious and delicious. Ragi/Finger millet is an excellent source of natural calcium which helps in strengthening bones for growing children and aging people. Regular consumption of Ragi/finger millet is good for bone health and keeps diseases such as osteoporosis at bay and could reduce risk of fracture. So next time you are in a hurry and want to prepare good delicious healthy breakfast, this dish is a very good option. You can always pack it in kids tiffin box or even serve as evening snacks

*Skip green chilies if making for kids. Adding curd is optional but renders better taste to dosa. You need to add sour or slightly sour curd to the batter

**If Dosa/Crepes doesn’t get netted shape on pouring in the pan, just add additional 1/2 cup water to batter and mix well

***Rice flour makes the dosa more crispy so adjust it’s quantity as desired

Do watch the video for better clarity in preparation and share your experience once you prepare the dish

Preparation time: 8 mins Coking time: 15 mins Total time: 23 mins

Servings: 15


  • 1 cup ragi flour/ Finger millet flour
  • 1 cup rawa/fine semolina
  • 1/2 cup rice flour
  • 1/2 cup curd (slightly sour)
  • Water as required
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper powder
  • 1 green chili finely chopped, optional
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon jeera/cumin seeds
  • Oil to drizzle
  • 1 sprig curry leaves chopped
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves (cilantro), chopped
  • 1 inch ginger finely chopped

Steps to prepare

  • Mix flours and rawa in a bowl
  • Add ginger, pepper, salt, onion, green chilies, curry leaves, coriander leaves and cumin seeds. Mix well
  • Add 2-2.5 cups water and curd. Mix well to form lump free batter
  • Cover and rest batter for 20 minutes
  • Stir the batter well and add water to form thin watery consistency batter
  • Heat tawa/non stick pan
  • Increase the heat to high. Stir the batter well and pour the batter carefully over the pan.
  • Now sprinkle little oil all over dosa
  • Over medium heat, cook until base is golden brown
  • Flip and cook for another 2 minutes
  • Remember to always stir the batter each time while preparing dosa
  • Serve hot with green chutney/coconut chutney/tomato onion chutney/sambar or serve them as is without any accompaniments
Instant Ragi Rava Dosa
Posted by:Rekha Unni

Humble quirky soul embarking on beautiful journey of love called Life. Cooking is one of my favorite hobbies and I love experimenting with different types of foods. it's the love of cooking for my family which has made this hobby as one of my passions

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