Take Your Love For Dosa To Another Level By Making This Healthy Palak Dosa

This dosa made with palak is a nutritious, health-giving meal that you can have for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Neha Grover  |  Updated: January 31, 2020 13:49 IST

Take Your Love For Dosa To Another Level By Making This Healthy Palak Dosa

Turn your regular dosa healthier by adding spinach.

  • Add palak or spinach to your dosa recipe.
  • Spinach is full of essential nutrients.
  • Here's a quick and easy recipe to make palak dosa at home.

Do you love south Indian food to your bones and can have it every day? If yes, then this article is for you. It goes without saying that dosa is your favourite dish. Paper thin, flaky bread suffused with a flavourful aloo mixture, with sambhar and chutney on the side - it's a perfect meal for all times. Dosa can be made in different ways - plain dosa, butter dosa, rawa dosa et al. If you like variety plus health in your diet, you must try this palak (spinach) dosa as well. Turn your south Indian meal healthier and greener with the goodness of the green leafy vegetable of spinach.
Spinach is loaded with nutrients, especially iron, vitamins A, C and K, protein, magnesium, iron and manganese. It is a great food for heart health; besides it may improve eye sight and boost immunity as well. Hence, it is a good idea to consume this green vegetable as much as possible. And, the fresh green colour that it elicits makes your meals even more attractive!

This palak dosa is a nutritious, health-giving meal that you can have for breakfast, lunch or dinner. This healthy dosa is so delicious that even the kids will love it.

(Also Read: Here's How You Can Make Crisp And Paper-Thin Restaurant-Style Dosa At Home)


Spinach is loaded with iron and other essential nutrients

Recipe Of Palak Dosa:


3 cups dosa batter
1 cup spinach
2 tsp ginger and garlic paste
Half teaspoon turmeric powder
Salt and pepper to taste
1-2 green chillies
Ghee (clarified butter) for cooking


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Step 1 - Wash spinach leaves and boil them. Drain out excess water and grind the leaves to make a smooth paste.
Step 2 - Pour dosa batter in a large bowl. You can either use store-bought dosa batter or make it at home from scratch.
Step 3 - Add spinach paste to the batter. Further, add ginger-garlic paste, and all other spices.  Give it a good stir so that all the ingredients are mixed well. You can even add some chopped onions to the batter if you want to. 
Step 4 - Heat some ghee on a non-stick pan and pour a ladleful of batter on it. Spread it in a round circle and let it cook. Flip it to cook from the other side too.
Step 5 - Sprinkle some coriander leaves. If you are making it for kids, you can even garnish it with grated cheese.
Note: This recipe should make 3-4 palak dosas.

Serve this quick and easy dosa with sambhar and chutney, or just some tomato ketchup to fix yourself a hale and hearty meal replete with the goodness of spinach.


About Neha GroverLove for reading roused her writing instincts. Neha is guilty of having a deep-set fixation with anything caffeinated. When she is not pouring out her nest of thoughts onto the screen, you can see her reading while sipping on coffee.

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