FSSAI Shares A Quick And Easy Protein Dosa Recipe, Tried Yet?
- Aanchal Mathur
Updated : September 14, 2022 11:09 IST
The recipe for this unique plant-protein dosa was shared by the Food Safety And Standards Authority Of India (FSSAI) on Twitter
Good health is directly proportional to a balanced diet with optimum nutrition. While carbs, fats, and fibre are necessary, protein is one of the most important nutrients. It is what you need right in the morning to kick-start the day and also throughout the day to keep up with the energy.
Thankfully, there are many interesting recipes to meet your daily requirement of protein. If you are a South Indian food lover like us, we are sure you would never be able to say no to a dosa. This humble food item has many varieties. Some are delicious, while the others are both healthy and tasty. So, to help you make your dosa a nutritious one, we’ve got a high-protein recipe that will offer you a whole new experience.
The recipe for this unique plant-protein dosa was shared by the Food Safety And Standards Authority Of India (FSSAI) on their official Twitter handle. FSSAI posts a healthy and nutritious recipe every week, as part of its 'EatRightIndia' movement, which aims to inculcate healthy eating habits among people and promote wholesome nutrition in their daily diet.
The dosa is a wholesome combination of lentils, like green gram and black gram dal. Besides, the addition of peas and carrots further amp up the nutritional value of the dish as well as boosts its flavour. And do you know the best part? You can cook this dosa in just about 10 minutes. Take a look at FSSAI’s post:
How To Make High-Protein Dal Dosa
The simple recipe of this dosa requires green gram, black gram dal, rice, tamarind seeds, cowpea, peas, carrot, cumin, onion, and coriander leaves (for garnishing). You simply need to roast and soak the tamarind seeds along with dals and rice separately for a couple of hours. You can do this well in advance. Grind them all to a paste, and keep aside for 3-4 hours. Then simply cook the mixture in a non-stick pan like a regular dosa.
Cook along with tamarind seeds, cumin seeds, onion, and carrot. Top it up with coriander leaves and serve with chutney of your choice. Isn’t it simple and wholesome? The tamarind seeds lend a yummy flavour to the dish too. Try this recipe and share your experience with us. If you are up to experiment with some unique dosas, we’ve got some ideas too. Click here for some innovative dosa recipes.