Monday, May 12, 2014

Spinach Dosai

#SpinachDosai : #Spinach is known as kodi pasalai in Tamil.
Spinach is very nutritious and rich in antioxidants when taken fresh or cooked quickly.
So spinach can be used for garnishing the food at the end or in salad as fresh leaves to get the full nutrition.
It is a rich source of Vitamin A and has other Vitamins such as C, E and K. It is a great source of minerals like potassium, magnesium, calcium, iron etc.,....
To know the details of its Nutritional fact go through

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spinach

This green does not take too much time to cook. Overcooking destroys its valuable nutrients.
This dosai can also be called Spinach Oothappam.
Here comes the method. Can prepare approximately 8 Dosais.


Spinach Dosai


Ingredients :
2 cups                              Idly Batter / Dosai Batter
1/8 cup                             Amaranth flour [ optional ]
10                                    Spinach, wash & chop nicely
1 small size                       Onion, chop nicely
1 Tsp                               Pepper, crushed
1 Tsp                               Cumin
1/2 Tsp                            Salt


Method :

  • Mix all the given ingredients with 1/4 cup of water.
  • Heat a tawa over a medium flame.
  • Apply oil evenly over the tawa.
  • Pour maavu at the center and spread evenly to make a thick dosai.
  • Sprinkle oil over and along the rim of dosai.
  • Flip the dosai using a dosai ladle to cook the other side.
  • Transfer on to a plate when done.

Spinach Dosai
Spinach Dosai Spinach Dosai

Enjoy with Coriander green chutney or Milagai podi or Coconut chutney.

Spinach Dosai


Sambar is also a great side dish for this Spnach dosai.

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Spinach Poori
Spinach Poori
Sirukeerai Dosai
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Spinach Lentil [ Sambar Pasalai dhal ]
Sambar Pasalai dhal
Spinach Kuzhipaniyaram
Spinach Kuzhipaniyaram
Spinach Rice
Spinach Rice