Dosa Recipe

Dosa Recipe
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Dosa is a thin lacey pancake made of lightly-fermented rice flour. It is also known as Thosai. Learn how to make/prepare Dosa by following this easy recipe.
Dosa Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Rating 8.4 / 10 (35 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 4 measures of Rice
  • 1 measure of Urud Dal
  • 2 tsp Methi Seeds (fenugreek seeds)
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil to fry
How to make Dosa:
  • Soak the urud dal and the methi seeds together in a bowl for about 4 hours, with the water fully covering the dal and methi seeds.
  • Also soak the rice separately, for about 4 hours.
  • Grind the urud dal, methi seed mix to a smooth paste. Add very little water while grinding, or avoid it if possible.
  • Grind the rice coarsely and mix the urud dal and methi seed paste with the paste of rice.
  • Mix them well and allow fermenting overnight.
  • Next morning, stir the batter well and add salt to this batter. Batter should have a pouring consistency, you may add little water if required.
  • Heat the griddle and grease it before pouring the dosas.
  • Pick up a serving spoon full of batter, pour it at the center of the pan and using spoon, spread the batter quickly. Note that the batter should not touch the edges.
  • Now trickle little oil around the edges of the dosa.
  • When the edges start browning, flip the dosa with the pancake flipper.
  • Let it cook on the same side for around 1 min.
  • Then, pick the edges off of one side of the dosa with the flipper and fold it over the other side
  • Dosa is ready to serve.

Reviews and Ratings:
nazima posted 16/09/2011
thanks,easy to prepare
Ullasita Grover posted 02/08/2009
himanshu posted 24/06/2009
It is a easy way to make dosas. Thanks