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Chola Dosai (Jowar Dosai)

Chola Dosai Cholam (Jowar)  crop requires only one fourth of the water required by rice crop and half of the water required by wheat crop. So when you are eating Cholam, you are also doing good to the planet..

Cholam is rich in Phosphorus which is essential for the development of bones. It also helps to burn fat and sugar, hence it helps in good functioning of heart and kidneys.

Today's recipe is tasty Dosai recipe with  healthy Cholam.. The recipe follows..

chola Dosai

Yields : 25 Dosai

Preparation Time : 5 minutes + Time for Grinding and Fermentation


Cholam              - 1 cup  (Jowar)
Idli Rice              - 1 cup
Urad Dal             - 1/2 cup
Toor Dal             - 1 tsp
Channa Dal         - 1 tsp
Salt                      - As required
Gingely Oil         - As required


  • Soak Cholam,,idli rice,urad dal, toor dal and channa dal for atleast 4 - 5 hrs.
  • Then grind it along with salt. Let the batter ferment overnight or at-least for 8 hours.
  • After batter has fermented, Heat a dosai pan.. Grease it with oil.. add the batter to the pan and expand it like Dosai.. Apply oil to it.. Once both sides are done, remove from the flame and serve it!!!
  • Serve it hot with sambar and Chutney of your choice.