February 21, 2018

Muzhu Ullunthu Dosa (Whole Blackgram Dosa)

Muzhu Ulunthu Dosai is the authentic dosa of Tirunelveli district. Usually we use dehusked  Blakgram or splitted one for making dosa. Here the wholegrain of Blackgram without removing the skin is used and hence it is packed with proteins and fiber. Blackgram is also rich in iron, calcium and Phosphorus.
  • Pre time/grinding time: 20 mins
  • Cooking time: 20 mins
  • Serves: 8

Ingredients for making Muzhu Ulunthu Dosa:

  • Parboiled rice (Puzhungal Arisi) 3 cups
  • Whole Blackgram Muzhu Ullunthu  1 cup
  • Fenugreek 2 tea spoons full
  • Salt to taste

Method for making Muzhu Ulunthu Dosai:

  • Wash well and soak the rice and fenugreek together for 4 hours. 
  • After 4 hours wash the whole black gram also and add with the rice and grind in the wet grinder with water and salt. (The whole blackgram need not be soaked). 
  • Grind the stuff to smooth batter and let it to ferment at least for 10 hours or overnight.  
  • Make dosa in usual procedure with sesame oil. 
  • Serve hot with chutney and sambhar


  1. Is it ok to use the whole white Urad dhal?

  2. Mixie should not be used to make the batter?

    1. If you are using mixie for grinding the batter soak the urad dal too separately for 3 hours and grind...

  3. On that day i soaked rice and urad daal together and grinded it came out well next time i will try soaking separately thank you very much


  4. Thank you so much.your blog is very helpful.Could you please post any material on Web services testing too.

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