Indian Dosa Recipe

Dosa is a popular South Indian dish, served mainly as a breakfast item or as an evening snack. It consists of a crepe-like pancake made with a rice and lentil batter, then topped with toppings like spiced potatoes, onions, chilli and herbs. It’s a tasty, tasty dish that can be enjoyed with chutneys and sambar. Here’s a simple recipe to make your very own Indian Dosa!


  • 1 cup of basmati rice
  • 1 cup of urad dal (or split black lentils)
  • 1 teaspoon of fenugreek seeds
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • Oil for frying or cooking spray


  1. Rinse the rice in cold water 2-3 times before leaving it to soak in cold water for 4 hours.
  2. Rinse the urad dal and add to a bowl with the fenugreek seeds. Leave to soak for the same time as the rice.
  3. Once the rice and dal have been soaked, strain the excess water off and grind the mixture into a smooth paste.
  4. Transfer the paste to a deep bowl and add the salt. Mix the salt into the batter until it has been evenly distributed.
  5. Heat a non-stick skillet or griddle and lightly grease it with oil or cooking spray. Pour a ladle of the batter and quickly spread it into a round shape, ensuring that it is evenly spread.
  6. Cook for approximately 1-2 minutes or until the dosa begins to turn golden brown.
  7. Flip the dosa over and cook the other side for 1-2 minutes. The dosa should have a slightly crisp texture.
  8. Serve the dosa hot with chutneys and sambar of your choice.

Enjoy the delicious taste of this Indian Dosa recipe!