Combine the nutritional benefits of udad dal ( black gram ) and oats to make a power packed breakfast .Oats is not only healthy and delicious but makes a great dosa too. So think beyond the bowl of porridge and get versatile with Oats . Adding udad dal in this recipe makes it even more nutritional.
Udad dal is one of the richest sources of proteins and vitamin B. Women will particularly benefit from this dal as it has rich iron, folic acid , calcium, magnesium,potassium. Try to make this dosa after fermenting the batter as fermentation is good for health ,because not only udad dal has EFA ( Essential Fatty acids ) but also while fermenting the bacteria and yeast in the udad dal makes it even more nutritious with beneficial effect ,
There are many variations to making this dosa from a quick instant oats dosa to a regular soak and grind dosa ,
The recipe below is one such where you soak both oats and udad dal to make this delightful dosa.
by Radha Natarajan October-18-2016
1 1/4 cup rolled oats
3/4 cup Udad dal / Black gram
4 tbsp Rice flour/Millet flour
Wash and soak the udad dal for 3 hours .Soak the oats for 1 hour if using rolled oats and use only required amount of water to soak if using quick cooking oats soak it 15 minutes just before grinding .Grind the udad dal to soft smooth thick batter.grind the oats also to a smooth batter Mix both batter well to a thick consistency like idli batter,add the rice flour or millet flour and mix well Add salt..Allow to rest for an hour and make dosas if you need quick dosas, You get good dosas at this stage too. Fermenting batter gives great dosa.Serve this oats dosa with your favorite chutneys or sambar.