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Shubha Salpekar Deshmukh
840 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
8 People
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Whenever we talk about South Indian delicacies, the first thing that comes in mind is Dosa..At least in our family, it is like this. My son was 3 year old when he first tasted dosa at a restaurant and for him, it was love at first byte! Since then, I started preparing dosa from scratch at home.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Everyday
  • South Indian
  • Shallow fry
  • Breakfast and Brunch
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 8

  1. 1 cup Urad
  2. 3 cups idly rice
  3. 1 cup regular rice
  4. 1 tbsp fenugreek seeds
  5. 1 tbsp poha
  6. Water
  7. 3tsp salt


  1. Take Urad, idly rice, regular rice, fenugreek seeds & poha. Mix all these in a bowl, wash 3-4 times and soak in enough water for 3-4 hrs.
  2. Grind this mixture to fine batter of pouring consistency. If you are using mixer then add chilled water while grinding.
  3. Keep this batter in warm place for 12-14 hrs. Or overnight for fermentation. It doubles up when fermented properly.
  4. Before making dosa, add little water and salt. Mix well.
  5. Heat a dosa tawa, spread lil oil using onion half. With a laddle spread the batter on tawa to form 9" diam dosa. Apply some more oil/butter, cook from only one side.
  6. Fold the dosa, serve with coconut chutney and sambar.

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Hema Mallik
Hema Mallik   Jun-18-2018

One of my favorite South Indian dish.

Shoba Bharathraj
Shoba Bharathraj   Jun-12-2018

Mouth watering :)

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