Instant ragi dosa recipe – healthy breakfast recipes – ragi recipes

Ragi also known as finger millet is a rich source of iron, protein, calcium and fiber and helps in lowering cholesterol level.  Ragi aids digestion and also makes your stomach full for a long time which is good for weight control. Ragi is also a staple diet in many villages across South India.  It is a low fat cereal and among other health benefits, ragi is considered as a useful cereal for anemic patients.  Regular intake of ragi prevents many health conditions such as malnutrition and premature aging.

Ragi dosa, is a healthy dosa  made from a simple mixture of ragi flour, wheat flour, onions, green chillies, yoghurt and water.  It is very to easy to make and  can be prepared instantly.  You can also add rice flour instead of wheat flour to make this dosa.  Ragi dosa is best served with coconut chutney, sambar or idli chutney powder.

You can also try ragi ladoo recipe in my blog.

If you are looking for dosa recipes, pls check raw banana dosa, onion rava dosa, moong dal dosa, bread dosa, brown rice dosa, tomato dosa.

ragi dosa

Prep Time :  15 mins

Cook Time : 15  mins

Yield : 6 to 7 dosas


  • Ragi flour – 1 cup
  • Wheat flour – 1/4 cup
  • Curd – 1/2 cup
  • Onion – 1 (chopped finely)
  • Green chillies – 3 (chopped finely)
  • Cumin seeds – 1/2 teaspoon
  • Chopped coriander leaves – 1 tablespoon
  • 1 string of curry leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • Cooking oil


In a bowl, add ragi flour, wheat flour, chopped onions, green chillies, cumin seeds, curry leaves, coriander leaves and salt. Mix well.  Add curd and enough water to form a batter of thin pouring consistency. Set aside for 30 minutes.


Heat a pan or a tawa on a medium flame. Grease it with little oil.

When tawa becomes hot, pour a ladle of batter and make a round circle by rotating the tawa to spread the batter. Add oil on the edges and middle of the dosa. Do not use ladle to spread the batter.


Cook for 2 minutes and flip on the other side. Cook for few minutes and transfer to a plate immediately

Serve crisp ragi dosas hot with sambar or chutney of your choice.



You can add buttermilk instead of curd to dilute the batter and for a more healthier version.

Add rice flour instead of wheat flour for a more crispier dosa.

Add grated carrot or coconut as a tasty addition.


One Response to Instant ragi dosa recipe – healthy breakfast recipes – ragi recipes

  1. Great instant dosa for hunger pangs. Ragi is good stuff for health.

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