Flaky, paper-thin, stuffed and wholesome dosa is a south Indian delight that enjoys a separate fan base altogether. Serve it with light, heart-warming sambar and coconut chutney and you'll be in for a delightful meal. While the classic plain dosa makes for a delicious treat, there is a whole variety of dosas that you simply can't ignore. From masala dosa to Mysore masala, aloo dosa to chocolate dosa, you name it and you'll have it all in the country. There are a number of dosa places around the country which are on our go-to list, but fail to find themselves a place in the limelight.
We asked our followers to pick their favourite dosa place around the country, and we were flooded with responses rooting for their favourite places. From small shacks to chains of outlets, we have it all here. Find out if your go-to dosa place made it to the list!
Here's A List Of 20 Best Dosa Places In India That You Voted For:
1. Anna Ka Dosa
Situated in Okhla Industrial Area (Phase 3) surrounded by multiple offices, this little stall is always swarming with people for delicious, buttery Mysore masala dosa or crispy vadas. With every south Indian delicacy available here served by humble Anna, who owns the stall, this place is a heaven for dosa lovers!
Where: Okhla Phase 3 Road, Outside HDFC Bank, Delhi.
Think of traditional south Indian delights and Juggernaut will fulfil all your cravings! Spread across three levels, Juggernaut isn't like a regular dosa place but a stunning mix of traditional and modern set-up. The place serves a list of delightful dishes, including a wide range of dosas, uttappams, authentic curries and podi idlis.
Where: HS-16, Main Market, Kailash Colony, New Delhi.
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3. Carnatic Café
Indulge in a variety of dosas at this chic café in New Friends Colony. Malleshwaram 18th Cross dosa being one of the most popular one has mouth-watering tangy flavours along with other drool-worthy dosas.
Where: M-21, M Block Market, Greater Kailash (GK) 2, New Delhi.
4. Lakshmi Coffee House
One of Noida's best kept secret, Lakshmi Coffee House serves a filling and soothing south Indian fare that is easy on the pocket too! Choose from masala dosa, rava dosa, onion dosa and much more!
Where: Brahmaputra Shopping Complex, Sector 29, Noida.
1. Sankalp Reddy Restaurant
Light on the pocket, crispy dosas and flavourful chutneys, need we say more? You can even pair your dosa with chicken curry at Sankalp Reddy Restaurant!
Where: Near Icon School, Doddathoguru, Phase 1, Electronic City, Bangalore/Bengaluru.
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2. Siddapa Hotel
Be ready to fight a long que at Siddapa because it is an iconic spot for lip-smacking dosas! About 30-year old dosa stall, Siddappa even serves crispy golden half-dosas besides mouth-watering mini masala dosas.
Where: 38, 7th Main, 5th Cross, Sampangiram Nagar, SR Nagar, Richmond Road, Bangalore/Bengaluru.
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3. R.K. Dosa Camp
Head to R.K. Dosa Camp to gorge on a 5-foot long dosa that can be eaten by an entire family! A small outlet at Wilson Garden will surprise you with its top-notch quality and taste. With a generous amount of masalas and chutney packed inside their dosas, you are in for a treat here.
Where: 320, 9th Cross, BTS Main Road, Wilson Garden, Bangalore/Bengaluru.
4. Vidyarthi Bhavan
A 75-year old restaurant serving some amazing crispy dosas, Vidyarthi Bhavan is a popular crowd pulled in Bengaluru. The restaurant is known for its thick fluffy golden dosas served with a delicious potato filling and signature chutneys.
Where: 32, Gandhi Bazaar, Near Gandhi Bazaar Circle, Basavanagudi, Bangalore/Bengaluru.
5. Real Fresh Dosa Corner
Love dosas but can't resist pav bhaji? This place in Bengaluru will satiate both your cravings with their pav bhaji dosa! Real Fresh Dosa Corner does quirky dosas such ass Mysore cheese dosa, Chinese dosa, Kerala masala dosa and more.
Where: AECS Layout Main Road, Kundanahalli, Brookefield, Bangalore/Bengaluru.
6. Kamat Bugle Rock
Fan of rava dosa? Kama bugle rock is the place to be! A super crispy, thin and flavoursome dosa at Kamat Bugle Rock is exactly what you need to try for a satiating evening snack or an early breakfast!
Where: 1, 5th Main Road, Bull Temple Road, Basavanagudi, Bangalore/Bengaluru.
1. Ram's Dosa House
Fancy a pizza dosa? Credit Ram's Dosa House for being the first to bring this quirky twist to Hyderabad. Located at the posh Jubilee Hills in Hyderabad, Ram's Dosa House is surprisingly low on the pocket yet top-notch on the quality.
Where: Road 14, BNR Colony, Venkat Nagar, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad.
2. House Of Dosas
Standing true to its name, choose from over 20 varieties of dosas like dry fruit dosa, ghee karam dosa, ghee dosa and the most popular erra karam dosa. Pair your dosa with refreshing kundalassi and you'll have a wholesome meal to relish.
Where: 8-2-293/82/F/73/A, Cooperative Society, Film Nagar, Hyderabad.
3. Ram Ki Bandi
'Bandi' in Telugu refers to a cart. This little dosa stall in Mozamjahi Market, Nampally, serves its scrumptious dosas between 3 am to 8 am. One of the first late night eateries in the city, Ram Ki Bandi is hugely popular for serving juicy butter dosa with its trademark coconut chutney.
Where: Opposite Karachi Bakery, Mozamjahi Market, Nampally, Hyderabad.
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4. Govind Dosas
Another one of the very popular dosa carts around the city, Govind Dosa offers stellar butter dosas along with melting butter idlis, tawa vada and tawa idlis from 6 am till 1 pm.
Where: Gulzar Hauz, Charminar, Hyderabad.
Known for its steam dosas, Chutneys serves authentic south Indian food and mouth-watering chutneys to go with it. With multiple outlets in the city, this place is perfect for a family outing.
Where: Plot 1, One Square Mall, Near Viswanath Theatre, Kukatpally, Hyderabad.
Multiple other outlets
1. Anand Stall
Right opposite bustling Mithibai College, Anand Stall is popular across the students for serving a whopping variety of about 64 dosas! And the flavour is popular all through till South Mumbai from where people come all the way to try it all.
Where: Opposite Mithibai College, Gulmohar Road 1, Vile Parle West, Mumbai.
2. Café Madras
Been running since 75 years, Café Madras has loyal patrons who have been frequenting the place for the consistent authentic quality of food. Mysore masala dosa at Café Madras is one of their bestselling dosas that must try. And the best part is that they are serving dosas for just Rs. 39!
Where: 38 B, Circle House, King's Circle Near Maheshwari Udyan, Matunga East, Mumbai
Love Andhra cuisine? Head to Thangabali for a tryst with Andhra chicken dosa that comes with shredded chicken cooked in traditional south Indian spices wrapped in uttapam. Sound amazing right?
Where: Shop 3/4/5, Ground Floor, Manmohan Bhavan, Takandas Kataria Marg, Mahim, Mumbai.
A hangout spot for students, Thammbi makes sure to live up to its crowd. With cheese masala dosa stuffed with generous shredded cheese and a spicy potato filling, Thammbi is never going to disappoint you.
Where: Refractory House Compound, Opposite SBI, LBS Marg, Kurla West, Kurla, Mumbai.
Multiple other outlets.
5. Mani's Lunch Home
Started small, Mani's Lunch Home is now an ionic spot with multiple outlets and yet the quality remains intact. With unlimited helpings of sambar, rasam, and chutney, Mani's Lunch Home is popular across all age-groups.
Where: 153 C, Mahskar Building, Near Ruia College, Matunga East, Mumbai.
If you know of any other interesting dosa place, then let us know in the comments section below.