Dosas are crispy. That’s why we all love it. Right?.
But wait, there are more reasons to love this crispy delicious dish.
Dosas are the popular staple food in South India but are also eaten by people all over the country. So you will find this dish in almost every restaurant in India and it is also known as Indian Pancake.
Made up of rice batter and urad daal(black gram lentil), it is easily digestible and even 1 full-sized plate can make you full for a longer time.
You want it in your Breakfast or Lunch, or in your Dinner, or just looking for some healthy snack, the dish due to its nutrition is so versatile and can fit in any of your mealtimes.
So today, I am going to tell you 4 healthy benefits equals 4 reasons to eat this crispy nutritious food known as Dosa.
4 Health Benefits of Dosa
1. Keeps you full and energetic, but easy to digest as well
Not only dosas are tasty, but they are easily digestible as well. This will not make you feel heavy in your normal office or home relating tasks which sometimes you may feel with other foods.
2. You will get an adequate amount of Carbohydrates
Being made from wholesome grains, 1 full-sized dosai can make your full-day run without any trouble. This is because it has a good amount of carbohydrates in it.
If you are on a weight loss plan, then you must need to take carbs from healthy sources. You can’t cut the carbs wholly from your meals as it can make you lethargic ie. very low on energy.
So dosas can be one of your best sources of carbohydrates to keep your day running on full energy.
3. A good protein source also
Dosa also contains proteins in it. Not the best source for the protein, of-course but sufficient to make you full.
Proteins are very vital nutrients that are required by your body to make muscles and tissues for all organs like hair, eyes, skin, and all internal organs.
4. A tasty part of your weight loss plan
Undoubtedly the best food if you on a weight loss plan. Dosa is light and it doesn’t add many calories inside your body, just have (37-40) calories in one full size served. So you can take this at night to have a hearty and healthy dinner.
So above were some benefits of eating dosai which also gives you reasons to add it in your food routine. With a good amount of proteins, carbohydrates, being easily digestible but low in calories make this food a perfect option for your dinner or breakfast.
Also, if you want to make it more nutritious and get the most out of it, you can add options like spinach, carrot, low-fat paneer, or tofu into the batter of this yummy food. Customizing by adding oats and flaxseed with make the dish rich in fiber and add more health to it.