Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Thavala dosai

This thavala dosai is a little different from the regular dosai. It is very tasty too.


Raw rice: 1 cup

Urad dal - 2 tblsp

Chana dal -2 tblsp

Toor dal - 2 tblsp

Hing - a pinch

Black peppercorn - 1 tsp

Jeera (cumin seeds) - 1/2 tsp

Salt as required.

Curry leaves  - few.


Break the above ingredients into nice rava.

Add 3 tblsp sour buttermilk.

Add grated coconut, salt, hing, curry leaves, chopped ginger and green chillies to the broken rava.

Prepare a thick batter by adding enough water along with the sour buttermilk.

Take a dosa pan and pour oil and heat.

Pour the batter on the oil.

Make a hole in the centre and pour oil.

Cover the dosa pan with a lid.

Keep on a slow fire.

After 5 minutes when the lower side is cooked to a reddish brown colour flip it on the other side.

Pour 2 tsp oil around.

Close the lid and cook for 5 minutes.

Now remove and serve hot.

You can also add chopped onion pieces to the batter.

The thavala dosai is hot and ready to be eaten with any chutney, sambar or pickle of your choice.


  1. Very healthy and tasty dosa.. looks awesome.. thanks for sharing dear !!
    Indian Cuisine

  2. Have heard of this but never had it... Nice one

  3. great instant dosa...Thanx for sharing

  4. Delicious and another traditional recipe love it Indu.

  5. My favourite thavala dosa,love with spicy coconut chutney.

  6. Yummm dosa..


  7. The dosa looks crispy! Tastes nice with chutney!

  8. Someday will make this dosa ..thanks for coming to my place..hugs

  9. My grandma used to make this.But never had this recently. reminds me of childhood days.
    I am sure this tastes delicious

  10. perfectly done n beautiful luking dosa.
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  11. have heard of Thavalai vadai but not dosai...sounds nice...Looks delicious

  12. Delicious and healthy preparation dear. Wonderful pics.

  13. This is in my to-do list for a long time! Looks good!

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