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Rice-Flax Dosa (Indian Pancake)
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Contributed by: accidental chefAdded: Mar 26, 2008 at 02:57 AM


Dosa is Indian pancakes made with rice & black gram dal and fenugreek seeds, ground to a batter and left to ferment overnight.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (1 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type B (0 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Breakfast
  • 1/2 teaspoon fenugreek seeds- soak for about an hour or so.
  • 1 cup cooked rice
  • 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed
  • sea salt to taste
  • Ghee
How to make it:
  1. Grind one cup cooked rice with enough water to give it a pancake batter consistency.
  2. Add fenugreek seeds with the soaked water and grind further till smooth.
  3. Add ground flax seed to the batter and give it a spin in your blender.
  4. Add salt, mix well and make pancakes. You don't need to ferment the batter.
  5. Dot edges and the top with ghee.
  6. Optional:
  7. You can add chopped coriander leaves, grated carrots-anything you fancy really-and make pancakes.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Ghee (Clarified Butter)1 N N N B N B N N
Rice (White/Brown/Basmati)/ Br...2 ,3 N N B B N N N N
Flax Seed (Linseed)3 B B N N N N B N
Sea Salt1 N N N N N N N N
[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Jan 06, 2009 at 04:32 PM By: Rodney