Benefits Of Green Leafy Dosa For Kids



Our staple South Indian diet includes idli and dosa. Most of the children love to eat dosa rather than idly. There are several healthy ways to make dosas to enhance the nutritional value of that meal. 

Do you know a green leaf that enhances the memory power for kids??? 

Yes, it is nothing but brahmi leaves, popularly known as VALLARAI KEERAI. 

All of us know that soup and chutney can be made out of vallarai keerai. As children prefer dosa, you can break the monotony by making a new dosa variety by adding vallarai keerai. 

Ingredients Of Vallarai Keerai Dosai :

Vallarai keerai – 2 cups

Small onion – 10 nos

Green chilley – 2 nos

Cumin seeds – 1 tablespoon

Dosa batter – 2 cups


  • Add the vallarai keerai, small onions, green chilli and coriander seeds in the mixie and make it as paste. 
  • Add the paste in the dosa batter
  • Keep the mixed batter aside for 15 minutes.
  • Finally make dosa in the dosa pan.
  • It can be served with sambar and chutney.

Benefits of consuming vallarai keerai

1.Improves brain functions: In this modern and fast world, many people do not know the natural remedies, but simply prefer to visit the doctor immediately, as this is the mind-set in today’s trend. Encouraging children to eat vallarai keerai in any form either dosa, chutney or soup from a young age helps to boost memory power.

2.Treats constipation: Consuming vallarai keerai is a good remedy for indigestion. 

3.Good for skin and hair: This herb is good for skin and hair. It controls the hair fall and dandruff as well as good for scalp, and helps in getting the strong roots of hairs.

Vallarai keerai powder or tablet is available in the market for us but the most effective way of consuming herb is freshly grown leaf. So, plant vallarai keerai at home and get the benefits out of it. 

Please try the recipe and post the comments.

 Try out some more yummylicious healthy recipes.

Lakshmi Sakthi Alagappan lives in Thanjavur in Tamilnadu, India. She is an  administrative officer at Blossom Public School. She likes reading books, listening to music and surfing.

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