Instant Ragi Dosa
Instant ragi dosa | Ragi dosa recipe | Finger millet dosa
Written by Jayashree
Published on May 2, 2020

Instant ragi dosa is tasty, healthy, easy to make  and ideal to serve either for breakfast or as a snack. It is vegan and gluten-free.

Millets are the new age food. Many people are now aware of the benefits and including them regularly in their diet.

What is a millet ?

Millet is a small cereal that belongs to the grass family, Poaceae. It was first grown in Africa, soon spread to Asia. Different varieties of millets are grown in the world.

What are the benefits of millet?

Millet is rich in nutrients. It is rich in dietary fibre and contains minerals as calcium, magnesium, phosphorous, selenium as well as  vitamins like folate,  pantothenic acid,  riboflavin, Vitamin B6, C, E and K. The high fibre content found in it helps to reduce bad  cholesterol (LDL) while boosting good cholesterol(HDL). The phosphorous content helps the body to repair itself and also in the formation of cells. The iron and folate helps prevent anaemia  by maintaining adequate hemoglobin levels. The millets are usually prepared from the whole meal, the nutrients are retained in the food that is consumed.

What are the different kind of millet ?

The different type of millets are jowar, foxtail millet, finger millet, pearl millet, barnyard millet, kodo millet, little millet, proso millet.

What is finger millet ?

Finger millet or Ragi as it is commonly known as, is an important cop grown and consumed in India. It is rich in minerals, calcium, dietary fibre and anti-oxidants. Ragi mudde is the staple food of many people. It is also used in making sweets and other dishes. I regularly make Ragi Idli and Ragi Thalipeeth.

About the event:

In the month of April, the theme at Shhhhh Secretly Cooking Challenge is Millets, it was suggested by Aruna Saras Chandra, a wonderful blogger at Vasus Veg Kitchen. I liked her bread gulab jamun, it is a quick-fix sweet that you can make. I love cooking with millets and jumped the bandwagon. My partner was Narmadha from Nams Corner, she gave me oil and coriander as the secret ingredients and I decided to make this Instant Ragi Dosa. I gave her salt and sugar and the outcome is the delicious Foxtail Millet Sweet Pongal, 

Instant Ragi Dosa comes as a rescue, you can make it easily and it is a straight forward recipe.

Instant Ragi Dosa
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Instant Ragi Dosa

Instant Ragi Dosa

Ingredients:                1 cup = 240 ml

  • 1 cup Ragi flour
  • salt to taste
  • 1 onion
  • 1 tablespoon coriander
  • water as required
  • oil to drizzle

Equipments:

  • skillet
  • ladle
  • big bowl
  • big spoon
  • small spoon
  • plate

Method:

  • Chop the onion finely.
  • Wash and cut the coriander.
  • Take ragi flour in a bowl.
  • Add salt, chopped onion, coriander to it. Mix them.
  • Add water and mix the batter without any lumps. Let the consistency be thin as rawa dosa batter.
  • Keep it aside for ten minutes.
  • Heat a skillet. Take a ladleful of batter and pour it from outside to inside like a rawa dosa.
  • Drizzle oil, let it cook for sometime.
  • Once the dosa is done, you can easily remove it, the edges come off.
  • Fold it and serve immediately.

Take a tip:

  • Green chillies may be added.
  • Cumin may be added.
  • Adding of onion is optional.
  • Keep the batter aside for ten minutes.
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Instant Ragi Dosa / Finger Millet Dosa

Instant ragi dosa is crispy, tasty and easy to make. It is vegan and gluten-free.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine South Indian
Keyword finger millet dosa, instant ragi dosa, millets
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Resting time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup ragi flour
  • 1 onion
  • 1 tbsp coriander
  • salt to taste
  • water as required
  • oil to drizzle

Instructions

  1. Chop the onion finely.
  2. Wash and cut the coriander.
  3. Take ragi flour in a bowl.
  4. Add salt, chopped onion, coriander to it. Mix them.
  5. Add water and mix the batter without any lumps. Let the consistency be thin as rawa dosa batter.
  6. Keep it aside for ten minutes.
  7. Heat a skillet. Take a ladleful of batter and pour it from outside to inside like a rawa dosa.
  8. Drizzle oil, let it cook for sometime.
  9. Once the dosa is done, you can easily remove it, the edges come off.
  10. Fold it and serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

Green chillies may be added.
Cumin may be added.
Adding of onion is optional. 
Keep the batter aside for ten minutes. 

Instant Ragi Dosa | Finger Millet Dosa
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21 Comments

  1. Preethicuisine

    I love instant dosa recipes. Ragi dosa looks so delicious and nutritious. So quick and easy recipe too.

    Reply
  2. Renu Agrawal Dongre

    Instant ragi dosa is a perfect healthy start of the day. Perfect with some chutney and sambhar

    Reply
  3. The Girl Next Door

    A healthy and delicious dosa perfect for breakfast or a light dinner. This ragi dosa is instant too, so we can make it at any time. It’s a big favourite at our place too. 🙂

    Reply
  4. mayurisjikoni

    Absolutely tempting and love how lacy the ragi dosa is. Could you please indicate a rough measurement for the water as I’v not made rava dosa at home so have no idea how the batter is suppose to be.

    Reply
  5. sizzlingtastebuds

    perfect light breakfast for those lazy / rushed mornings ! loving the dosa:)

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  6. poonampagar

    Ragi dosa looks absolutely perfect Jayashree ! Such a quick yet delicious and healthy treat !

    Reply
    • Lata lala

      The Instant version of ragi dosa is a must try recipe. My undying love for South Indian cuisine makes me keep trying new and easy recipes. This one is now in the list of favourites.

      Reply
  7. Anu Kollon

    These dosa looks so good. Such a easy recipe with minimal ingredients.

    Reply
  8. Vasusvegkitchen

    Ragi dosa is one of fav dosa recipe at home, i can also say it as rescue recipe when nothing there to home for breakfast or dinner. Loved your version ragi dosa.

    Reply
    • blessmyf🍎🍏dbypayal

      We generally love anything having a word “instant” prefixed. Dosa looks absolutely crispy and delicious.

      Reply
  9. Priya Srinivasan

    It is one of our goto dosa recipes, that dosa platter with chutney looks very inviting. Such a healthy and hearty dish.

    Reply
    • Batter Up With Sujata

      I always in search of instant dosa recipes. And this instant ragi dosa is a perfect healthy breakfast option. Loved this nutritious and delicious recipe.

      Reply
  10. ARCHANA

    Absolutely stunning dosa! I love the fact that it is lacy. Yummy!

    Reply
  11. vandana

    So healthy and delicious. I wish I had some ragi flour at home so that I could try your recipe. Adding it to my Indian store’s grocery shopping list.

    Reply
    • Sasmita Sahoo Samanta

      Ragi dosa looks so delicious and nutritious breakfast option Jaya. You have so perfectly prepared 🙂 so lacy texture it has jaya !! I love instant dosas and it seems perfect for me 🙂

      Reply
  12. FoodTrails

    So nutritious filling and light meal to start mornings.. can have it for dinner too for light meal.. Love the easy and quick recipe.

    Reply
  13. Vanitha Bhat

    I love instant dosas and have been adding ragi flour to all of them! But just ragi flour? I have not tried yet! Your beautiful clicks of ragi dosa are tempting me! Lovely share dear!

    Reply
  14. namscorner18

    Gluten free, quick and instant ragi dosa is so nutrious and healthy. Looks so delicious and it is quick fix for breakfast or dinner

    Reply
    • Seema Doraiswamy Sriram

      Quick instant options are so dear to our hearts, they make the perfect mornings and the tired night dinners so much better. I am going to modify my dosa with your recipe soon.

      Reply
  15. Uma Srinivas

    Every once in a week I make this ragi dose. My kids enjoy this with coconut chutney. Super simple and nutritious breakfast.

    Reply
  16. Anshu

    I just love the ragi dosa and often make it using the whole ragi grain. However, this instant version sounds so quick and easy. Would definitely make it this way the next time. Thanks for the share.

    Reply

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