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Samak Chawal is also known as Vrat ke Chawal. They are free from millet family. The English name for Samak Chawal is Barnyard millet. Samak rice are good health option during fasting days and also make a gluten free grain.
Health benefits of Samak rice :-
It is rich in digestible fibers, vitamins and minerals.
Helps in weight loss due to less calories.
Because of more fibers content , it will make you feel fuller for a longer duration.
How to prepare Samak chawal Vrat Dosa :-
Samak chawal – 1/2 cup
Boiled and mashed potato – 1 (medium size)
Chopped Green chilies - as per taste
Black pepper powder - 1/4 th tsp
Sendha salt - as per taste
Chopped green coriander - 2-3 tbs
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Ginger paste - 1/2 tsp
Water - 1 cup
Peanut oil 1-2 tbs for brushing only
Rinse and wash the Samak rice a couple of times, then add 1 cup water. Cover with a lid and soak for about 5 hours.
Now add the Samak rice with water in a grinder jar. Add potatoes also. Make a smooth puree of this( for very thin dosa you can add more 10-15 ml water in the puree)
Pour the batter in a bowl and add all the ingredients. It should be thin in consistency. So add ½ cup water to it.
Stir it well
Heat a nonstick pan.
The pan should be hot. Spread some oil on it. Keep the flame medium.
Pour the batter near the borders of the tawa, after that pour the batter in the center of tawa.
Cook till the base turns golden brown. you will get golden brown color after 3-4 minutes.
Flip on other side. Wait till golden brown.
Yummy Crunchy Dosa is now ready to be served ( you can prepare 3-4 Dosas by this batter)
Serve it with tomato or coconut chutney or with Aloo tamatar sabzee or phool makhana curry.
I am sure you will love this.
Dr. Suman Setia BAMS DNHE PGDHHM
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