Monday, February 06, 2012

Mudakathan Keerai Dosai / Green Dosa / Healthy Breakfast Recipes

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Mudakathan  Keerai  Dosai is my MIL’s signature dish and it is liked by everybody at our home including kids. 
Mudakathan keerai ( Cardiospermum halicababum ) is a special variety of herb ( greens )  commonly seen in villages. This creeper has  amazing   health benefits  &  nutritional  facts. 
It is very helpful in curing joint / knee pain , for treating Gout, rheumatoid arthritis, skin diseases, cough, nervous disorder, piles, dysentery, diarrhea etc.
This greens is slightly  bitter in  taste, but the bitterness will reduce on cooking. This keerai can be made to ground paste and mixed well with common dosa batter also and crispy dosai's can be prepared. This goes well with any chutney of your choice.
Try this healthy crispy delights  and I am sure it’ll be your favorite too !
Ingredients:
  • Mudkthan Kira - one Bunch
  • Idly rice / parboiled rice             - 2 cups
  • The Office gave - ¼ cup
  • Fenugreek seeds                       - 2 tsp
  • Oil                                            - 2 tbsp
  • Cumin                                       - 1 ½ tsp
  • Pepper corns                            - ½ tsp
  • Salt to taste
Method:
  1. Wash & soak rice, urad dal & fenugreek seeds together for about 4 to 5 hrs.
  2. Grind it to smooth batter. ( add enough water, to make the batter slightly thin )
  3. Wash and chop mudakathan keerai to small pieces.
  4. Grind it to puree in a mixer with little water.
  5. Pour it to the rice batter , add salt and stir well.
  6. Allow the batter to ferment for 6 hrs.
  7. Heat 1 tsp of oil in a dosa tawa / girdle.
  8. Add coarsely crushed cumin and black pepper corns.
  9. Saute for a while and add asafetida.
  10. Transfer the contents to the batter.
  1. Combine well.
  2. Pour one big ladle of batter on the hot tawa and spread it round
  1. Drizzle one tsp of oil to the sides and cook both the sides to crisp.
  2. Serve hot with  red chutney.
  1. Healthy & delicious Mudakathan Keerai dosai ready to taste..:)
Tips:
Healthy kashayam  can also be made with this medicinal leaves. Boil a handful of mudakathan keerai along with a tbsp of cumin seeds and a pinch of turmeric pwd in two cups of water for about 5 to 7 mins. Strain and drink hot.
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83 comments:

  1. healthy and delicious dosa ...

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  2. My mom makes this, is so good for health and knees, I dont eat though ;)

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  3. healthy n tasty...i luv d green colour!!

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  4. That would be such an interesting dish to try with that chutney. I love greens cooked into foods so I'm sure I would like the flavor combinations.

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  6. yummy dosa looks tasty

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  7. It sounds delicious and healthy!xxx

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  8. So different from the usual white ones. Looks yummy.

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  9. Have tasted this once, simply delicious, nice green color too..

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  10. defintiel helathy and i m craving for this now :)

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  11. Delicious and healthy dosa. Looks so yummy.

    Deepa
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  12. wow!vibrant green dosa!i have knee pain but i don't think i will get this herb here(i'm in jammu&kashmir)

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  13. The herb looks a lot like arugula. The color is gorgeous! I've learned so much from you!

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  14. very healthy and wonderful !!

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  15. How wonderful! I love the idea with herbs.

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  16. Tq for your precious time & visiting my space & be caring enough thro ur lovely comments...which means a lot to me..;)
    keep rocking..!

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  17. very healthy recipe. sadly, i havent seen this type of keerai

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  18. Thats a new leaf fo me, thanx for the info on such a nutritious veggie.
    Dosai sounds delicious, a great healthy breakfast :)

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  19. Tienes una gran variedad, me encantan :)

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  20. Healthy recipe. My MIL makes a powder out of it after drying it in shade for couple of days. She always adds a couple of tablspoon to the regular dosa batter during dinner.

    Very nice recipe:)we miss these diets in the US

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  21. Awesome Recipe

    Aarthi
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  22. Where did you get these? I always see some ingredient at your site, which is good.

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  23. Yes, Mudakathaan keerai has got its own medicinal value. Nice receipie... keep it up...

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  24. never tried this herb, dosa colour looks so nice

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  25. healthy dosha.....great recipe dear

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  26. My mom used to do this. Healthy one have more medical benefits.

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  27. looks so delicious and healthy..loved the color!!

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  28. Such a lovely and healthy dosai.

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  29. Hello Jay, it looks so delicious! I have to try it! Regards,

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  30. I didn't know this ingredient and the recipe looks delicious and besides it is healthy! Perfect. Regards.

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  31. yummy.. something different for me..thanks for sharing with us..

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  32. Definitely healthy version of dosa..So tempting too !

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  33. Looks great & such a healthy tiffin..super again jay :)

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  34. healthy dosa...i never heard abt this leaf

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  35. Healthy and yummy looking dosas..

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  36. I really dont knw abt ths herb.......healthy one.....love the color of dosas....

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  37. I can tell by the look of it that it is healthy - looks delicious!!!

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  38. Hi Jay:)
    Healthy and tasty;)
    Kisses.

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  39. Mudakathan Keerai is common in my native but we have never used in any dish nor did we know its wonderful medical uses.Thankyou dear for introducing this keeri and and sharing this yummy dish.

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  40. wowww... very fresh idea!

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  41. Super delish n healthy Dosa Dear.Luv it Yummy!.Heard abt it but never attempted it.

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  42. Olá Jay
    parece delicioso e saudável!
    Beijos.

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  43. Very healthy delicious one,Jay!I too have posted a dosa recipe today,same pinch:-)

    Erivum Puliyum

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  44. hmmm.. looks yummy, i wsih i can have it for breakfast today.. ;)

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  45. That looks so awesome and yummy...

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  46. thnx friends for sweet & lovely comments..
    Keep in touch..;)

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  47. I've heard about this keerai, but never tasted it! looks very healthy!

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  48. Hi Jay, thank you for visiting my space and appreciating, your comments really matter and give a boost to go ahead and learn,cook and share more :)....you have a lovely space too and I am one big south indian food fan, keep mentioning this in all my south indian recipes though, feel will learn from your space too and try more. This dosa looks really healthy but not sure if I will manage to identify Mudakathan Keerai leaves here in Bangalore.

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  49. Hi Jay, thank you for visiting my space and appreciating, your comments really matter and give a boost to go ahead and learn,cook and share more :)....you have a lovely space too and I am one big south indian food fan, keep mentioning this in all my south indian recipes though, feel will learn from your space too and try more. This dosa looks really healthy but not sure if I will manage to identify Mudakathan Keerai leaves here in Bangalore.

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  50. As I always say..looks so homey and inviting..My Mom makes this !!

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  51. Mudakathan keerai is something new to me...but definitely looks like a healthy green leaf. The green dosai looks attractive and healthy

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  52. healthy green breakfast !

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  53. I've never seen anything like this before, I bet it's so tasty!

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  54. Healthy and colorful dosa..looks yum

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  55. How colorful! Looks tasty, too!

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  56. I like the taste of fenugreek seeds and cumin ,this sound good for breakfast !

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  57. that looks sooo healthy and yumm Jay....thanks for sharing :)

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  58. Gosh!!! looks so delicious! I love any kind of dosai. and that chutney! wow!

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  59. Even when I don't recognize all the ingredients, or can't find them in our stores, I read your postings and view your photos with pleasure, imagining that I'm in your kitchen sharing a meal or a snack with you.

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  60. Wow, I had no idea what Mudakathan keerai was until I read this post - thanks!

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  61. I love dosai - but never had them green! They look great. Thanks for this.

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  62. this green is new to me.... and how creative to use it in a dosa..

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  63. very healthy recipe...

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  64. Another something new to me, looks good. I am really learning a lot from your blog

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  65. kisses 2 u 4r ths healthy yet tasty dish....

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  66. Never saw those leaves, but looks appetising.

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  67. have heard about this dosa and the leaves from my inlaws , very healthy dosa

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  68. Next time when I go for shopping, I'll hunt for this keerai, healthy recipe.

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  69. davvero deliziosa, questa ricetta! complimenti :) un bacio!

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  70. The recipe is just perfect and the gorgeous presentation makes it even more appealing. I am drooling!! Bookmarked for sure!
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  71. A very new green to me... Looks very healthy and tasty.!

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  72. this sounds so healthy and yummy, could not recognise this greens..any english /hindi name?

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    All the recipes and post, are both very interesting :D
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  74. That's quite a healthy medicinal dosa. Never seen those herbs ever... Now that I know I'll keep my eyes open to find them... :)

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  75. This is an awesome dish and very nutritious too.

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  76. Jay..If I am not bothering you,Just wanna a small clarification.Is this Mutakathan keerai is otherwise called as Thuthuvalai keerai.

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  77. Can we saute the keerai, then make a paste in Nixie it and add to dosa batter???

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