Sorghum Crepes Jowar Dosa (aka Sorghum Crepes) are healthy and delicious.

We are starting the final week of this month’s Blogging marathon and my theme for this week is ‘Crepes for All time’. So for the first day I have a healthy, nutritious and delicious Jowar dosa aka jonna dosa aka sorghum crepe. These dosa don’t need any soaking, grinding or fermenting. These dosa are instant variety and can be made in less than an hour.Sorghum CrepesThis instant jowar dosa recipe is from a Telugu cooking show. I loved the way the chef made these dosa. They looked so crispy and lacy on TV that I had to try it out for myself. I wasn’t disappointed with my results — they were exactly as I expected.Sorghum CrepesRegular rawa dosa are not too healthy with the addition of all refined ingredients. But these jowar dosas fair much better with the inclusion of millets instead of all purpose flour. The only change I made to the recipe was to use buttermilk to mix the flours. I think that adds a little tang and flavor to the dosa.

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Jowar Dosa Yum
Jowar Dosa or Sorghum crepes are nutritious and delicious. They are crispy and are great to serve hot for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Jowar Dosa
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Passive Time 30 minutes
Servings
Dosa
Ingredients
  • 1 cup Jowar/ Sorghum flour
  • 1 cup rice flour
  • 1 Small Onion, finely chopped
  • 2 Green Chilies, very finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp Cilantro, finely chopped
  • To taste salt
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 2 cups water
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Passive Time 30 minutes
Servings
Dosa
Ingredients
  • 1 cup Jowar/ Sorghum flour
  • 1 cup rice flour
  • 1 Small Onion, finely chopped
  • 2 Green Chilies, very finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp Cilantro, finely chopped
  • To taste salt
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 2 cups water
Jowar Dosa
Instructions
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a mixing bowl, whisk well to form a lump less batter. Batter should be slightly more watery than pancake batter. Cover and set aside for at least 30 minutes.
  2. When ready to make dosa, stir the batter well and add more water if the batter looks thick.
  3. Heat a tawa/ griddle on medium-high heat for at least 5 minutes. Using a measuring cup or a small bowl, pour the batter from 3~4" above the pan in a circular motion. Fill the holes with more batter.
  4. Drizzle oil over the dosa and cook on medium flame until the dosa is crispy, about 2~3 minutes. Flip over and cook for another 2 minutes. Serve hot with chutney.
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12 thoughts on “Jowar Dosa (Savory Sorghum Crepe)”

  1. Fabulous ! Now these are on my to do list . These jowar Dosa’s look so so good , I normally do not add rice flour , but it definitely adds to the texture and binding .

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