Rajma Dosa

10 min cook time
Cooking Time:
10 mins

nutrition facts

Serving Size 1 ServingPer Serving% Daily Value*
Calories892Calories from Fat 111
Total Fat 12.3g 19%Saturated Fat 1.6g 8%
Cholesterol0mg 0%Sodium609mg 25%
Potassium2622mg 75%Carbohydrates152.5g 51%
Dietary Fiber29.6g 118%Sugars4.1g
Protein46.1gVitamin A  1%Vitamin C  14%
Calcium  20%Iron89%

nutrition facts

Serving Size 1 Serving
Total Fat 12.3g 19%
Cholesterol0mg 0%
Potassium2622mg 75%
Dietary Fiber29.6g 118%
Calcium  20%
Per Serving% Daily Value*
Calories from Fat 111
Saturated Fat 1.6g 8%
Sodium609mg 25%
Carbohydrates152.5g 51%
Vitamin A  1%Vitamin C  14%


To Prepare The Rajma Dosa Batter

Soak Rajma and rice separately overnight or for 8 hours. Drain water and rinse once with cold water.

In a blender grind Rajma and rice together. Add water as required.

Grind to make a batter. ( the batter should resemble a dosa batter consistency)

To Prepare The Tempering

In a small pan, heat the oil. Add the rest of the ingredients listed under ‘Ingredients For Tempering’. Pour this in to the ground batter and stir to combine well.

To Prepare The Rajma Dosa

Heat a dosa tawa and pour a ladleful of batter on to it. Spread with the ladle to form a thin crepe like dosa. Cook well on both sides Serve with your favorite chutney.


1. Make sure the dosa is cooked well on both sides, until they turn golden brown and are crisp. (approximately takes 2 to 3 minutes on each side, depending on the thickness of the dosa)

2. You can add chopped onions and chilies for better flavor.

They are one of the tastiest beans and belong to lentils food group. Red kidney beans are known as ‘rajma‘ in India and they form an important part of a vegetarian diet due to their excellent protein content.

Nutrition in rajma (Nutritive value per 100g)

Energy – 340 cals

Protein – 24g

Carbohydrates – 56g

Fat- 1g

Magnesium – 184 mg

Let’s have a look at the health benefits of red kidney beans:

Prevents diabetes – Red kidney beans fall in the category of low glycemic index foods and they do not spike the blood glucose levels post meal in diabetics.

Lowers cholesterol levels – Rajma is a tremendous source of soluble fibre which helps lower cholesterol levels.

Prevents hypertension – Nutritious red kidney beans are also a very good source of potassium and magnesium along with soluble fibre and protein which helps maintain blood pressure within normal range and protects the over-all heart health.

Helps lose weight – These fibre-rich beans when consumed, occupy a lot of space in the stomach thus providing a feeling of fullness for a longer period of time and they are low in fat too.

Strengthens the immune system – The health benefits of rajma are not just limited to its fibre and protein content as it is full of antioxidants too. These antioxidants boost our immune system and protect it from the harmful effects of free radicals by scavenging them and limiting the damage.

This quick recipe for Rajma Dosa is a tasty and healthy option for breakfast which can be prepared in a jiffy.