A dosa is a cooked flat thin layered rice batter, originating from the Indian Subcontinent , made from a fermentebatter. It is somewhat similar to a crepe in appearance. It’s main ingredients are rice and black gram ground together in a fine, smooth batter with a dash of salt. Dosas are a typical part of the Southern Indian and Sri Lankan Tamil diets, but the dish is now popular all over the Indian Subcontinent. Traditionally, dosas are served hot along with sambar, a stuffing of potatoes, and chutney. They can be consumed with idli podi as well.Famous for its variety of spices used in different foods, all the recipes of southern cuisine are supremely delicious. Of all the dishes, dosa is something that we all love to have. Over the years several variations of dosa have come, however, if you are someone who enjoys authentic flavours then you should definitely try this easy recipe! Cooked using urad dal, idli rice and fenugreek seeds, this is an easy-to-make dosa recipe that you can certainly try when guests are coming over. This South Indian recipe is crispy and crunchy and is best enjoyed with a flavourful sambar and coconut chutney. So, what are you waiting for? Try this delicious dosa recipe and enjoy with your loved ones!


  • Masala Dosa
  • Oats Dosa
  • Plain Dosa
  • Paneer Dosa
  • Ragi Wheat Dosa
  • Onion Dosa
  • Rava Dosa
  • Benne Dosa
  • Neer Dosa


  • 2 cup idli rice
  • 1 cup urad dal
  • 2 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon fenugreek seeds
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoon refined oil


Step 1

To prepare this dosa recipe, wash idli rice and urad dal in water 3-4 times. Once you are done with washing, soak them separately for 4-5 hours. Then, soak fenugreek with urad dal. Once the dal and rice are soaked, grind urad dal first in a blender jar, followed by rice to a fine paste. Add water while grinding, as required. The batter should be of pancake consistency, let the batter ferment overnight.

Step 2

Heat a flat skillet or a frying pan over medium flame, grease it with some oil and using a ladle pour the batter into the pan and spread to cover the entire pan. Drizzle a little oil in the pan again and cook for about a minute. With a spatula fold the crisp dosa and transfer to a platter.

Step 3

Repeat with the rest of the batter to make more such dosas. Serve hot with sambar and coconut chutney.

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