How to make dosa

How to make dosa – popular dish in South India

Dosa is a very popular dish in South India. It is generally served with Sambhar and Coconut Chutney .


  • 1 Cup White Lentils (Urad Dal)
  • 3 cups Parboiled Rice
  • Salt
  • Oil


  • – Soak the the urad dal and rice separately for at least 6 – 7 Hrs.
    – Grind the urad dal with minimal water in a mixer to make a smooth paste and rice into a coarse paste.
    – Mix the two and let it ferment for about 6 – 7 hrs.
    – Add salt and mix it well.
    – Grind the batter into a fine smooth paste.
    – Heat a pan before frying the dosa and once its hot bring it off the flame.
    – Spread the batter on the pan using a spoon in a circular motion.
    – Put it back on the flame and cook it on high flame.
    – After the batter dries out a little brush some oil on it.
    – Cook evenly and the dosa is ready to be served.

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