Breakfast Recipes/ Dosa & Idli


I love dosas and try to make varieties of them .  Today i have one super healthy  No Rice dosa made using horse gram and little millets … that’s ” Horse Gram Dosa / Horse gram millets dosa ” . Millets are not only healthy but tasty too . So these days i try to include millets in our diet in various ways . This Horse gram millets dosa is one such healthy recipe . These are crispy, tasty and like regular dosa’s you can easily shape them.. thick or thin . Do follow this step by step recipe to make horsegram millets dosa .. i am sure you will love it  ….

horse gram dosa

 Also check other healthy dosas like kodo millet dosas , dalia dosa , ragi dosa

Horse gram is a health bean thats rich in protein. I learnt this Horse gram dosa from my mom. We call it as hurali dose . . These dosas turn slight brown in colour (acquired from horse gram ) giving the dosas more appealing look . Typically they use horse gram and rice to make these dosas . But i omitted rice and added same proportion little millet ( saame rice ) .. and the out come was really awesome. Millets proves that healthy food can very much satisfy our taste buds.With the goodness of millets , power-packed protein from horse gram .. .. .these dosas make one great healthy breakfast option .  So are you ready to make a note of this healthy tasty dosas .. here you go ….

horsegram millet dosa

Print Recipe
  1. Take little millet , horse gram and methi in a bowl . Wash nicely and soak for about 5-6 hours . Just 30 mins before grinding , wash and soak poha with rest of the ingredients.
  2. In a mixer / grinder , grind all the soaked ingredients adding very less water . if you intend to use same batter to make both idli dosa grind medium smooth . Transfer to a container , add salt and mix well . Set aside overnight / 6-10 hrs for fermentation
  3. Morning the batter would have fermented well. Mix well before pouring into greased idli moulds / making dosa .
  4. Heat a tawa. Grease with oil.Pour a laddle full of batter..Spread it in circular direction .Drizzle few drops of oil or ghee around it.Cover and cook on medium flame for abt 1-2 mins.No need to flip over and cook . Once its done, the dosas come out easily from the tawa
  5. Fold and serve
  6. Crispy Horse gram millet dosa accompanied with chutney or sambar or chutney powder of your choice.
    hurali dose
Recipe Notes


  • You can replace little millet with any other millet and follow the same recipe.
  • Instead  of millets you can use same proportion rice .
  • you can grind the batter little coarse and make idlis out of it ...


  • Reply
    Antonet Roajer
    April 10, 2017 at 2:27 pm

    Healthy and Yummy Dosa!!

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    Anlet - annslittlecorner
    April 10, 2017 at 4:05 pm

    Never thought of this idea of making horse gram into dosa. Hats off

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    Raksha Kamat
    April 12, 2017 at 5:31 pm

    Nice idea. I will also try this recipe one day.

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    Harish Kumar
    June 7, 2017 at 3:52 pm

    without urad dal can we prepare dosa with good taste ?

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      Smitha Kalluraya
      June 8, 2017 at 4:57 am

      Ya horse gram is the replacement for urad dal in this recipe

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    July 25, 2017 at 2:33 pm

    Smitha , i just love your recipes !

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    July 25, 2017 at 5:18 pm

    I don’t have little millet..can I replace it with quinoa??

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      Smitha Kalluraya
      July 26, 2017 at 7:31 am

      I havent tried with quinoa .. but i am sure you can use

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    Rahul Rampal
    April 21, 2018 at 12:47 pm

    Great Health Dosa Recipes, healthier than we usually prepare from rice flour. Will definitely give it a try!

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    December 13, 2018 at 12:49 am

    Can v use sprouted horse gram ?
    And will d outcome be same ?

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      Smitha Kalluraya
      February 1, 2019 at 7:47 pm

      yes you can use .. it may turn little soft so add little extra millet

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    February 8, 2019 at 8:52 pm

    Very nice, helpful recipe. Thank you so much.

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    June 19, 2019 at 8:35 am

    Enjoyed dosa

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