Buckwheat Dosa


  • 1 cup buckwheat (kutto or kutti no daro)
  • 1 tbsp urad dal (split black lentils)
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
  • 1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing)
  • 1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
  • salt to taste

Fibre rich and low in calories, buckwheat and urad daal is the ideal ingredient for weight watchers.

  • Preparation Time: 5 mins
  • Cooking Time: 20 mins
  • Makes 10 dosas


  • Combine the buckwheat and urad dal in a mixer and blend to a smooth powder. Keep aside.
  • Heat the oil in a small pan and add the mustard seeds.
  • When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida and sauté for a few seconds.
  • Combine the buckwheat-urad dal powder with the tempering and mix well.
  • Add the green chillies, coriander, salt and approximately 1¾ cup of water and mix well into a batter.
  • Pour a ladle of the batter on a greased non-stick tava (griddle) and let it spread to form a thin circle.
  • Cook till both the sides are golden brown in colour and fold over to make a semi-circle.
  • Repeat with the remaining batter to make 9 more dosas.
  • Serve immediately with coconut chutney and sambhar.
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