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quinoa dosa

Quinoa Dosa

Quinoa dosa recipe, a healthy dosa without rice and with a healthy twist. You can make this Instant quinoa dosa without any fermentation. This crispy and nutritious dosa is a perfect South Indian breakfast that is gluten-free as well.
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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: indian cuisine, indiancuisine
Keyword: 30 minutes, breakfast, dosa, quinoa, quinoa recipes
Prep Time: 3 hours
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 272kcal
Author: Rekha Kakkar


  • 1 cup Quinoa
  • ½ cup rolled oats quick oats will work too
  • ½ cup chana dal
  • ¼ cup urad dal
  • 1 teaspoon methi dana
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • cups water for making the batter
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoon ghee


Step 1 - Soaking

  • Rinse the quinoa, oats & lentils 3-4 times in water. Soak in enough water to cover them nicely for 2 hours.

Step 2 - Quinoa dosa Batter

  • Step 2: Drain out of the water. In a blender add soaked and drained quinoa, oats & chana dal. Add sliced ginger, salt and green chilli and some water to make a batter of pouring consistency. The consistency of the dosa batter consistency is like a pancake batter.

Step 3: Cooking Dosa

  • Heat a nonstick griddle on low heat. Sprinkle some water and wipe it with either a kitchen towel or a paper napkin
  • Pour about 1 ladle full of batter and spread it into a thin dosa using the back of the ladle. Increase the heat to medium, once the bottom starts to turn golden brown apply some ghee on the sides and top. Use a spatula and start loosening the edges of dosa. Now sprinkle some gun powder on the top where you applied ghee and spread that. Gently fold the dosa and serve immediately with chutney or sambar or both.
  • Repeat the same process and make the required number of dosa. You can store excess dosa batter in the refrigerator and use as required.



Calories: 272kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 19mg | Sodium: 196mg | Potassium: 189mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 4IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 3mg