Green Gram Dosa/Green Mung Bean Pancakes

Green mung beans are healthy and tasty, I usually prefer them in salad and stir fry but like them in pancakes too. It is South Indian traditional breakfast recipe. This is the best recipe if you are dieting or into healthy food, what can be more healthier than beautifully sprouted mung beans? You can use overnight soaked green gram or ready made sprouted  ones.

Green Gram Dosa/Green Mung Bean Pancakes

Ingredients:

To grind:

  • Green gram/Green mung bean- 2 cup
  • Rice- 1/4 cup
  • Green chilly- 3
  • Ginger, grated- 1 tbs
  • Salt to taste
  • Cumin seeds- 1 tbs

To sprinkle:

  • Onion- 2
  • Cumin seeds- 2 tbs
  • Green chilly- 1 (optional)

Preparation:

  1. Soak green gram and rice overnight, rinse nicely and grind it along with green chillies, ginger, salt and cumin seeds by adding little water to get the consistency of dosa batter
  2. Meanwhile roast cumin seeds and add it with chopped onions in a bowl and keep it aside
  3. Heat a pan and pour a spoon of dosa batter and spread it along in circular motion
  4. Sprinkle around 1/2 tbs of roasted cumin and onion mixture on top of it and let it be there for a minute before you turn it over to other side
  5. Cook both the sides well by changing sides
  6. Serve it hot with clarified butter on the top

Oats Dosa/Oats Pancakes

Oats dosa is healthy and instant breakfast recipe. This will save you from the hassle of  fermenting ingredients like black gram, rice and soaking grains overnight. For this recipe all you need is a cup of quick cooking oats and a few easily available ingredients. If you are feeling guilty devouring pancakes made from rice flour and all purpose flour then try making these dosas and eat to your heart’s content 🙂

Oats Dosa/Oats Pancakes

Ingredients: 

  • Oats- 1 cup (around 100 grams)
  • Rava/Semolina- 2 tbs
  • Rice flour- 2tbs
  • Buttermilk- 1/4 cup
  • Coriander leaves- 2 tbs (finely chopped)
  • Cumin seeds- 1 tbs
  • Pepper powder- 1/4 tbs
  • Salt

Preparation:

  1. Dry grind oats for few seconds and keep it ready
  2. Now add all ingredients into a mixing bowl and get the dosa batter consistency by adding water little by little
  3. Heat a non stick pan and pour the batter using a big spoon and slowly spread it around in circular motion to get round dosa
  4. Keep it in medium flame and flip the dosa to get the other side cooked
  5. Do not hurry let it cook well
  6. Serve it hot with chutney or sambar
  7. I served it with ginger-coriander leaves coconut chutney

Lemon Oats

I am not a big fan of oats but its healthy and easy to prepare. When I am running late in the mornings I prefer something light and quick. There is nothing more lighter and easier than plain oats in milk. Lemon oats is some what similar to Indian breakfast ‘Upma’.

Lemon Oats

Ingredients:

Mustard- 1/2 teaspoon

Green Chilly- 2

Capsicum- 1 small sized

Carrot-1 small sized

Onion-1 small sized

Oats- 1 cup

Lemon juice- 3-4 teaspoon

Preparation: 

Take a deep pan and add oil, let the mustard splutter. Add green chillies, capsicum, onion and grated carrot, fry it for 3-4 minutes. Add 2 cups of water and salt (according to your taste) let the water boil and once water stars boiling add oats and let it cook. Before taking out of the flame add lemon juice and mix well. Garnish with coriander leaves and lemon oats is ready.