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How To Make Palak Dosa For Diet-Friendly Breakfast (Recipe Video Inside)


  • Spinach is packed with iron and potassium
  • Spinach is a source of good carbs
  • You can make your dosa healthier with addition of spinach

Is there anything more satisfying than a well-made dosa? Thin, crispy and satiating, dosa is our very own crepe-like dish that we love to the core. You can stuff it with anything right from potato and cheese to noodles, or go a step further and get creative with the batter itself. Just like this lovely, green spinach dosa which is perhaps one of the easiest delicacies, you can cook up for breakfast. Spinach is loaded with iron, folate, potassium, magnesium, zinc and selenium. Moreover, it is also a very good source of plant-based antioxidants that help keep you immune.  It is a treasure of health benefits, which is perhaps why your mothers would never stop gushing about it. And if you are a parent yourself, there cannot be a better recipe to include more spinach in your kids’ diet. Dosas are loved by everyone, across ages, and this one comes with the added benefits of spinach too.  To make this palak dosa, you would need spinach, a dosa batter, green chillies, salt, black pepper powder, turmeric powder, ginger garlic paste.

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If you are wondering how to make a dosa batter, then we have got you covered. Here’s our recipe to make instant dosa batter. If you are pressed for time, and cannot wait for the batter to ferment overnight- you can try this instant batter.

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 If you like the traditional fermented batter, here’s a recipe for you.

How to make palak dosa:
1. Boil spinach for 5 minutes. Let it cool and grind into a paste.
2. Now add the spinach puree to the batter.
3. Throw in the salt, black pepper powder, turmeric powder, green chillies and ginger-garlic paste.
4. Mix everything well, until everything is well combined.
5. Heat a pan on medium flame. Grease it with oil.
6. Take a ladle full of batter and drop it on the pan. Spread it out with the back of the ladle.
7. Once the topside of the dosa begins to dry up, turn it over with the help of a spatula.
8. Cook evenly on both sides, make sure you do not burn it.
9. Serve hot with chutney or sambhar.
Sounds like a cakewalk right? Watch the full recipe video above (header section) and try it today. Spinach is a great source of fibre that helps induce a feeling of satiety. The more satiated you feel, the less urge there is to binge and higher chances of weight.

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About Sushmita SenguptaSharing a strong penchant for food, Sushmita loves all things good, cheesy and greasy. Her other favourite pastime activities other than discussing food includes, reading, watching movies and binge-watching TV shows.

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