Moong dal , oats, cabbage dosa ( weight loss recipe )

This is yet another tasty weight loss recipe for a quick dinner or a evening tiffin. It also makes a very filling nutritious breakfast keeping you full till a late afternoon lunch.

The soaking time is also less, and a quick grind , you are done. Adding cabbage not only makes it very healthy but also useful for weight loss  diet. It is optional.

Some health benefits of 

Mong dal./Green gram 

Packed with vitamins, fibre and high in protein.
with lower calorie count good for weight loss, keeps you full.
Good to manage blood pressure and lower cholesterol.

Good source of iron, protects from skin cancer, full of antioxidants.
Source of B1, B9 , B5,B6 VITAMINS.
also has high levels of iron, magnesium, phosporous and zinc.


Lowers ccholesterol levels, antioxidants, stabilizes blood sugar, substantially lowers Type 2 Diabetes.
Source of dietary fibre., anti cancer, improves bowel movements, helps  in weight loss as it keeps you full for a long time.
General health and longevity.


Cholesterol; lowering benefits.
Cancer preventing benefits.
Has antioxidants, anti inflammatory richness, digestive tract support, cardivascular support, are other health benefits.



1 cup moong dal /green gram soaked for an hour minimum.
1/4 cup raw rice 
1/2 cup oats

1/2 cup chopped cabbage
small piece of ginger
1 tsp cumin seeds
2 green chillies
salt as required.
A pinch of asafoetida powder
curry leaves for garnishing .
Sesame oil for making dosas ( preferably)


Soak Moong dal, oats and raw rice for an hour. ( oats can be added while grinding the batter too. )
Drain and grind with other ingredients.

Take a skillet, grease it, when hot add a ladle of batter and make quick circles like dosas.Keep the dosas a bit thicker than regular dosas.

Add drops of oil along the edges when dosa gets cooked .
Flip to other side to cook evenly.
Remove and serve with favourite accompaniments.


You can also cut open a masala  oats packet and add to batter while grinding to give a yummy masala flavor taste to this dosa. No need to soak the oats . Can be added to batter while grinding itself.