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Saboodana Dosa

Vrat Special Dosa made using Sago pearls and Barnyard millet

Dosa is a popular breakfast and snack all over the country. It is made using rice and black gram, both cannot be consumed during the fasts. Here is a recipe of making dosa with tapioca pearls and barnyard millet, so that it can be easily consumed when one is fasting!


  • ½ cup Tapioca Pearls (Sabudana)
  • ¼ cup Sama (sawa) rice
  • 2 tbsp Yogurt
  • Sendha namak or rock salt, to taste
  • Black pepper powder, to taste
  • 1 cup Water
  • peanut oil as required

For the stuffing:

  • 2 large potatoes, boiled
  • ¼ cup crushed peanuts
  • 4-5 curry leaves
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 green chili, finely chopped


  1. Wash sabudana under running cold water and soak in enough water for at 6-8 hours.
  2. Wash sawa rice and soak in water for6-8 hours.
  3. Drain them well and grind into smooth paste.
  4. Add yogurt, salt and pepper. Mix well.
  5. Add rest of the water and make smooth batter and set aside for 10 minutes.
  6. Heat 2tbsp oil in a pan.
  7. Add the chopped green chilies, crushed peanuts and curry leaves and sauté over medium heat for 30 seconds.
  8. Add mashed boiled potatoes, chopped coriander leaves, salt and pepper powder to taste.
  9. Saute for 3-4 minutes and remove. Allow to cool.
  10. Heat the tawa for dosa.
  11. On a medium hot tawa, pour a ladle full of the batter and spread around going in a circular motion beginning from the center to out.
  12. Once slightly cooked drizzle some oil.
  13. Once the dosa is crisp on the underside and properly cooked, place some potato stuffing in the center and fold over.
  14. Serve immediately.
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