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Nachani Ghavan (Finger Millet Crepes)

 Published 2020-Feb-18   Updated 2020-Apr-05

- Submitted by Trupti

(Nachni ghavan, Instant Ragi neer dosa)

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Here is a quick recipe for preparing healthy Nachani Ghavan, otherwise called as Ragi dosa in India. You can have these finger millet crepes as a tasty and healthy breakfast or dinner. It can be made instantly with no much pre-planning.

Recipe for Nachni Ghavan

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Serves: 4


  • Ragi atta - 1.5 cup
  • Rice atta - 1/2 cup
  • Khatta Dahi - 1/4 cup
  • Rava (zero number) - 2 tsp
  • Salt - to taste
  • Cumin seeds (jeera) - 1/2 tsp (or to taste)
  • Water - 3 cups roughly


  1. Mix all the ingredients (everything except water) together and keep stirring try to break lumps.
  2. Add water in batches to make a smooth batter. Consistency should be slightly thin than regular dosa batter.
  3. Keep it aside for 5-7 minutes.
  4. Heat a tava, grease with oil and pour the mixture in a circular way.
  5. Drizzle few drops of oil and cover for 1-2 minutes.
  6. Flip and cook without cover for 1-2 minutes and take out. Hot nachani ghavan is ready to be served.

Serving Nachani Ghavan

  • Serve the nachani ghavan hot with chutney or ghee.

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Comments (2)

Person   ()
Hello Dahlia: How can this dish be done with fermentation?
Person   ()
Check this variation where the batter is fermented.

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