Kambu is also known as Pearl Millet and we have talked elaborately about Kambu when we were earlier discussing about Kambu Puttu and Kambu Pakoda.
To further make you aware of Kambu here goes the synopsis of Kambu.
Kambu is the most widely grown Millet crop in the World and it is vastly grown in the Indian Sub continent. Kambu is known as Bajra in Hindi and Pearl Millet in English.
Kambu has many health benefits to its credit. Kambu is rich in dietary Fiber, Iron and Vitamin B Complex. Kambu also contains vitamins E, B-complex, niacin, thiamine, copper, zinc, folate, magnesium and riboflavin. As it is non glutenous it has lots of fiber, so it is beneficial in constipation and piles.
Kambu Dosa is a simple and easy diabetic recipe which goes well with almost all side dishes, especially it goes well with Coconut thogayal and Red Chilli Thuvaiyal.
For a sweet recipe with Kambu – Kambu Puttu CLICK HERE.
For a spicy recipe with Kambu – Kambu Pakoda CLICK HERE.
Now let us see how to make Kambu Dosa.
- Kambu – 1 cup
- Urad dal – ¼ cup
- Coriander seed – 1 tsp
- Cumin seed – 1 tsp
- Ginger – 1 inch
- Salt – to taste
- Onion – 1
- Coriander – 3 tblsp
- Curry leaves – few
- Oil – as required
Clean and wash Kambu and urad dal. Soak kambu and urad dal for about 2 hours.
Grind kambu, urad dal, coriander seed, cumin seed,ginger(peel the skin) and salt in the mixie with required amount of water. Chop onion, coriander and curry leaves finely. Add chopped veggies in the ground batter and mix it well.
Heat tava in the gas stove and spread this batter in to a dosa. Cook both the sides well with oil.
Serve hot with any chutney. Coconut thogayal is the best combination.
If you want the dosa hot, you can add red chilli or green chilli while grinding.
If you want dosa thin you can add water to the batter. Then make crispy dosa.
More Millet Recipes
- Kambu Upma or Bajra Upma
- Varagu Ven Pongal
- Varagu Sadham
- Varagu kanji
- Kambu Dosa
- Kambu Puttu
- Kambu Pakkoda