Jowar/Sorghum Dosa – Traditional gluten free dosa

Jowar is a healthy millet that can be a substitute for wheat if you are looking to go gluten free. Apart from the yummy Jowar rotis, you can also prepare Jowar dosa which kids will enjoy for breakfast. Read on further to find how easy it is to prepare this dosa.


The below quantity yields 6-7 dosas.

  1. Jowar/ Jola/ Sorghum – 2 cups
  2. Women’s Rice/ Poongar rice/ Idly rice/ Dosa Rice – 1/2 cup
  3. Urad dal – 1/2 cup
  4. Methi seeds/Fenugreek seeds – 1/4 spoon
  5. Salt as per taste
  6. Gingelly oil or any other cooking oil (Gingelly oil tastes best)


  1. Wash and soak jowar and rice together in a bowl minimum for 8 hours.
  2. Wash and soak urad dal and methi seeds in another bowl for 8 hours.
  3. Grind all the above soaked items to form thick paste.
  4. Allow it to ferment for minimum 8 hours.
  5. After fermentation, mix the batter well, add salt and water if required.
  6. The consistency of batter should be medium, neither too thick nor thin.
  7. Heat a iron tawa, smear gingelly oil, after sometime pour the batter starting from outer circle to inner one (This method ensures batter spread in uniform circle) and complete the circle.
  8. Add oil on the sides of dosa, cover a cook.
  9. Flip and cook on the other side.
  10. Serve hot with a dollop of desi cow ghee and onion chutney.

Gluten free Ragi cookies (Without Baking Soda)


Ragi flour – 1 cup
Palm Sugar powder – 1/2 cup
Melted Butter – 1/4 cup
Milk – as required
Almond – 10 soaked and skin peeled
Cahew – 10 soaked


Preheat oven to 180 degree C.

Take ragi flour in a pan and dry roast it on low heat till the raw smell leaves from it.

Take almond and cashew in a mixer and grind it to a smooth paste by adding little water.

Take all ingredients in a bowl including the ground paste and knead it to a dough. Add milk if required.

Now roll into a chapathi and cut it with different shapes using cookie cutter.

Then place it in a baking tray and bake it for 15 to 18 mins. Once cooled it will become hard.


Ragi can be substituted with mixed millet flour or any other Millet.

Author: Saranya

I’m HomeMaker and a mother of 1 year old baby girl. I have 6 yrs of IT experience with Accenture and IGATE and currently taken break to take care of my little one. I have an interest towards home made ancient recipes which is very healthy for kids and adults and hence started preparing all those at home and thought of sharing the same with all parents.