Dosa Recipe | How To Make Dosa | Dosa Batter Recipe

Though traditionally the dish is from South India and a staple breakfast food which is VERY famous there but now it’s very popular all over India and every state has their own twist to the friendly dosa. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Among all the dosas I have ever tried I liked the podi dosa and masala dosa the MOST. ๐Ÿ™‚ ย Though every state has their own touch to the most famous masala dosa but I like the original South Indian masala dosa. ๐Ÿ™‚

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I can eat dosa every alternate day and still not be bored if you promise to make me one. ๐Ÿ˜‰ To me, making dosa used to be a tough task because you need to start a day or two before. But once you are done with the batter making it’s so convenient to have that homemade dosa batter in your fridge. A big help for those days when you are really tired or not in a mood to cook elaborated meal or you are running short of time.

I always had on my mind to post this dosa batter recipe but the lazy me was too lazy to did so. ๐Ÿ˜› But finally this Friday while my husband was busy in making dosas I got the chance to write this dosa batter post. ๐Ÿ˜€ Thanks to him. ๐Ÿ˜› Do try this recipe to get perfect crispy dosas and let me know your feedbacks. ๐Ÿ™‚

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Serves 11-12 Dosas


  • 1 1/2 Cup idli rice/ parboiled rice or sona masoori rice
  • 1/2 Cup urad dal
  • 1 Tbsp chana dal
  • 1/2 Tsp fenugreek seeds/ methi seeds
  • 2 Tbsp thick poha
  • Salt as required (non-iodized)

Learn Step By Step Recipe Forย Dosa Recipe | How To Make Dosa | Dosa Batter Recipe


Step 1-ย Wash rice thoroughly with water and soak overnight in a bowl. Wash urad dal, fenugreek seeds and chana dal together and soak them together overnight

Before grinding the soaked rice and dal soak thick poha for 15-20mins separately


Step 2-ย Add the soaked rice and poha to the grinder with little water and grind to a thick and smooth paste. Remove in a large bowl

Step 3-ย Grind the dal with water as needed and grind to a smooth and fluffy and bubbly paste. Add this mixture to the rice paste. Add salt and mix well using your hands

Keep this batter in a warm place and leave overnight. It will take time to ferment depending upon the weather


Step 4-ย Heat a dosa pan/ tawa until hot enough and grease with few drops of oil. Sprinkle some water. Pour a scoop of dosa batter and spread it evenly in a circular shape

Step 5-ย Drizzle some oil and let it cook until crisp golden brown. Flip and cook from both the sides if you like. And remove on a plate

Serve with chutney and sambhar. ๐Ÿ™‚

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9 thoughts on “Dosa Recipe | How To Make Dosa | Dosa Batter Recipe

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