Dosa Recipes- An indispensable South Indian classic, dosa is ubiquitous in India. Just a bite of those thin, wafer-like crepes loaded with flavouful masalas transports you to heaven. Did you know that the 'dosa' is listed on the World's 50 most Delicious Foods? It also comes under the list of top ten Tasty Foods of the world and we are not complaining. And once you will try one of these creative and delicious dosa recipes, you'll vouch for the rankings as well.
For those who don't know, dosas are a typical South Indian staple consisting of crepes made from fermented rice and lentils, accompanied with sides such as sambar (a tangy lentil soup with vegetables) and various kinds of chutney (coconut, tomato, tamarind, mint).
The beauty about a dosa is- it is such a versatile dish. You can change the contents, the condiments as well as the base flour from which it is made, and it can give any fast food a run for its money.
Here are our 13 best-loved dosa recipes, each one with its own twist. Try these and you will most definitely join the Dosa Fan Club.
1. Neer Dosa
A traditional delicacy from Karnataka. The word 'neer' literally means water. A thin, crisp dosa made with a runny rice batter. Unlike the regular dosa, neer dosa does not require more time for soaking and fermentation.
Begin your day on a nutritious note with this authentic recipe from Andhra Pradesh. Green is the way to go as this dosa is made with goodness of green gram.
Pesarattu is a dosa like preparation native to Andhra Pradesh. Image credits: iStock
3. Rava Dosa
Another popular breakfast dish from down South. These wafer thin dosas made with semolina or sooji are a favorite for many!
A dosa recipe tweaked to suit your diet plans. This one's a perfect energizer brimming with the goodness of soy milk and whole wheat flour. Indulge for that extra dose of fiber and to keep your untimely cravings in place.
6. Masala Dosa
The king of all dosas! Listed as one of the world's most delicious foods, a masala dosa never fails to impress! Re-create this classic at home.
A dosa recipe with a delectable crisp. A variation of the rava dosa topped with an onion-green chilly mixture.
Someone rightly said that the secret ingredient that makes any dish happening is always cheese! A fusion of desi textures with western flavours.
With a recipe like this you can splendidly feast while fasting! A recipe that suits your fasting regime, this one is made with buckwheat flour (kuttu) and colocasia (arbi).
For all the spice lovers! A crisp dosa lathered with a fiery red chutney and stuffed with a masala aloo filling.
11. Paneer Dosa
Indulge in this delicious south Indian staple with the goodness of paneer bhurji! Pair with your favourite chutneys and sambar for a wholesome meal.
12. Bajra Dosa
Millet dosa is a healthy and gluten free south Indian breakfast recipe. You can make this dosa under 20 minutes. Besides being tasty and healthy, It is also a good option for the diabetic people.
Schezwan dosa is the combination of the classic South Indian dosa with the spicy Chinese schezwan sauce.
We are sure you are going to love this list of recipes as much as we enjoyed it. Do let us know which one topped your list.