Bajra Dosa: Crispy, Tasty & Healthy At The Same Time

If you love healthy dosa recipes for breakfast or other meals, you must try this easy Bajra Dosa recipe. This Bajra Dosa has a great taste and texture because it's made with whole grains. One of the best things about this Bajra Dosa recipe is how healthy it is. With this Bajra Dosa recipe, you will have plenty of proteins, minerals, iron and carbs to fill your stomach. Kids will love this traditional Bajra Dosa dish just because it tastes so good. Because of their warm nature, bajra should be eaten in winter to keep your body warm. However, because of its nature, it should be avoided during the summer, as it can cause digestive issues. It has a texture similar to that of rice, so it can be used to make a variety of dishes, including chakli, paratha, and even dhokla.

Here is a simple recipe for bajra dosa which you can make at home with a few basic ingredients like salt, fenugreek seeds, pressed rice, and bajra. To prepare the batter for the dosa, these ingredients are ground together into a fine paste and mixed with water. You must remember that bajra can harden very quickly and easily, so you should use the batter to prepare the dosa as soon as possible. You will be able to soften the dosa for a while by adding urad dal to this recipe. 


  • 1 cup - Pearl Millet (bajra)
  • 1/3 cup - Pressed Rice
  • Salt according to your preferred taste
  • 2 cups - Water
  • 1/4 cup - Urad Dal
  • 1 tsp - Fenugreek Seeds
  • 2 tbsp - Refined Oil


  • First of all, Wash and soak millet (Bajra), urad dal and fenugreek seeds in warm water for 4 to 6 hours or until doubled in size
  • Prior to grinding, soak the poha in 1/3 cup of water for 15 to 20 minutes
  • Now, drain the water from the dal and millet mixture and grind it into a fine paste using fresh water
  • Once done, grind the soaked poha as well and add it to the dal-millet paste and mix it well
  • Now you will have to leave the batter to ferment overnight or until you see tiny bubbles over the top of it
  • The next day, add salt as per your preferred taste and adjust the consistency to a spreadable thickness
  • Now heat a pan until hot and pour a ladleful of batter and spread it in a circular shape like regular dosa
  • Now add a few drops of oil to the centre and the sides, and cook until it turns golden
  • Once cooked, fold/roll and serve with sambhar, coconut chutney and peanut chutney to enjoy the best flavours of this recipe.

This Bajra Dosa recipe is very easy to make. You can have Bajra Dosa as any meal of the day. This recipe is best for winters as Bajra is considered as warm in nature. So don't wait any longer; make this tasty Bajra Dosa dish at home and enjoy it with your family.