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Menthe Dosa | Methi Dosa | Vendhaya Dosa

Menthe Dosa is a pancake made with fenugreek seeds and raw rice . Its very nutritious and keeps the body cool
Course Breakfast
Cuisine South India
Keyword Dosa, Gluten Free, Summer, Vegan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Soaking & Resting 14 hours
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12 Makes
Calories 133kcal
Author Muktha H S


  • 2 cups Raw Rice
  • 3 tablespoon Fenugreek Seeds
  • 2 tablespoon Cooked rice / Poha , optional
  • 2 teaspoon Salt or as required
  • Ghee/ Oil for roasting


  • Rinse and wash raw rice with water , 2-3 times till water runs clear.Soak rice for 4-5 hours.
  • Wash fenugreek seeds and soak in enough water ,separately for 4-5 hours.
  • Soak cooked rice or poha ,separately . You can even skip this ,its optional.
  • After 4 hours , drain water ( refer notes) completely from fenugreek seeds and raw rice , keep it aside.
  • In a wet grinder or wet mixer jar , add fenugreek seeds and grind well to a smooth paste, adding little water part by part.
  • Now , add soaked raw rice and cooked rice and grind to a fine paste.
  • Transfer it into a bowl , add salt.
  • Mix in well with your hands, close it with a lid and allow to ferment in warm place for 10-12 hours or overnight.
  • After 10 - 12 hours, check the batter you can find small bubbles . Stir and mix well with ladle.
  • Heat a dosa tava / griddle , pour ladle full of batter and swirl to desired size and thickness. Cook dosa on a medium heat
  • Close the lid for 30-40 seconds , remove lid and drizzle ghee/oil.
  • Once it looks crisp from the bottom , fold, remove and serve hot.


  • Don't waste, drained Fenugreekseeds water , its rich in nutrients. Either drink the water or use the same water to grind the batter..
  • Fenugreek seeds keeps the body cool , best for diabetics and also reduces all kinds of PMS.


Calories: 133kcal