How to Make healthy Samai Dosa

Samai or little millet is a highly nutritious and fiber rich millet.This is very versatile millet that can easily replace rice in any given recipe.

Samai rice is rich in phosphorus, which helps in tissue repair and produce more energy after workout. It is good for weight loss,detoxification and good antioxidant.

This also helps in controlling sugar as it is low in glycemic index.


  1. Little millet- 1 cup
  2. Coconut grated- 1/2 cup
  3. salt-1/2 tsp
  4. water-5 cups
  5. Oil-1 tsp


  1. Wash and soak Little Millet/ Samai in enough water for 2-3 hours.
  2. Drain all the water and grind it along with grated coconut and a little salt.
  3. First grind little millet and coconut to a coarse paste without adding water and then add 1 cup of water to make a smooth paste.
  4. Check the batter and grind it again adding the required water to get a very smooth paste without any grits
  5. Heat the dosa pan well.
  6. Keep the flame high.
  7. Pour enough batter to cover the pan
  8. Turn the pan around quickly so the mixture coats the bottom well without any holes.
  9. Now simmer the flame completely and close the dosa with a lid.
  10. Let it cook for 30 seconds,Then remove the lid and again cook in an open pan for another 30 seconds.
  11. When the edges start lifting, dribble a few drops of oil around and ease the dosa out of the pan.
  12. Now, serve the little millet dosa along with chutney.

Serving size-1-2

Nutritional Value Of Samai dosa-

Carbs-16 gm
Fat-4 gm
Protein-3 gm
calories-109 cal

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