According to diverse medical journals, junk foods are prepared with preservatives and they are very harmful to human health. To stay fit, you must avoid junk foods and you must choose something which is healthy, nutritious and gluten-free. In this case, masala dosa can be your best friend because you cannot find any harmful element in the masala dosa recipe.
People in South India start their day with masala dosa because this is a zero cholesterol dish which helps them to reduce weight. Now, you can find this Indian pancake, the other name of masala dosa in every state in India and you can add this dish in your diet plan to maintain your fitness. Masala dosa is served with sambar and you can find different kinds of vegetables with lentils in sambar. So it has a rich amount of proteins, carbohydrates, and vitamins. You do not need to use oil to prepare masala dosa and you can use water instead of oil to prepare your dosa at home.
How to make your masala dosa healthier?
You can add chutney to your masala dosa recipe and you can serve dosa with chutney mixed with peanuts and coconut. If you prepare your dosa with fewer spices then you can avoid calorie and cholesterol. For example, if you heat dosa with lots of ghee or prepare your dosa with lots of oil then it becomes harmful for you, and your family. Apart from that, you can use some vegetables in your sambar to make your dish healthier. It is better to use less oil and try to add more vegetables to your dosa fillings, and you must use fresh ingredients to prepare your dosa.
There are different kinds of masala dosas available in different regions in India, and you can also prepare such dosas in your home. You can follow the tutorials available online to prepare masala dosa. You can use some essential ingredients like parboiled rice, split urad dal, fenugreek seeds, sugar, salt, mustard seeds, asafetida, curry leaves, turmeric powder, garam masala, red chili powder and oil to prepare this dish.
The nutrient value of masala dosa:
- Fat: 3.7gm
- Cholesterol: 0mg
- Sodium: 94mg
- Carbohydrates: 29gm
- Proteins: 4gm
- Calorie: 168
- Vitamin A: 0.1%
- Vitamin C: 0.6%
- Calcium: 0.4%
- Iron: 4.7%
A calorie is good for your health and you need to consume at least 2000 calories in a day. Vitamin C is essential for our body, and it forms oxygen in our body and maintains our metabolism rate. So you must try masala dosa once in your home.
Author bio: The author is an engineer who often writes blogs on different topics. Here he writes about the health benefits and nutritious values of masala dosa recipe.