10 Best Dosa Recipes | Easy Dosa Recipes | South Indian Recipes

Did you know that the 'dosa' is listed on the World's 50 most delicious foods?

NDTV Food  |  Updated: August 13, 2020 17:15 IST

10 Best Dosa Recipes | Easy Dosa Recipes | South Indian Recipes

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 that 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. 

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Here are our 10 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.

neer dosa
As light as water,  this dosa is a perfect recipe to prepare easily.

2. Pesarattu (Green Gram Dosa)

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.

green gram dosaPesarattu is a dosa like preparation native to Andhra Pradesh.

3. Rava Dosa

Another popular breakfast dish from down South. These wafer thin dosas made with semolina or sooji are a favorite for many!

rava dosa
Paper thin dosas made with semolina or sooji.

4. Ragi Wheat Dosa

A good-for-you dosa recipe with ragi flour. This one's a great option for those looking to rake in their daily dose of calcium.

ragi wheat dosa
Relish this easy to make meal for breakfast.

5. Mini Soya Dosa

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.

soy flour dosa
Little yet delicious dosas to prep up the breakfast table!

Comments6. 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.

masala dosaThough masala dosa's origin lies in Udupi, Karnataka, it is loved and savored all over the country and across the world as well.

7. Onion Rava Dosa

A dosa recipe with a delectable crisp. A variation of the rava dosa topped with an onion-green chilly mixture.

onion rava dosa
Onion rava dosa.

8. Cheese Chilli Dosa

Someone rightly said that the secret ingredient that makes any dish happening is always cheese! A fusion of desi textures with western flavours.

cheese chilli dosa
South Indian dosa with a twist.

9. Kuttu Ka Dosa

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).

kuttu ka dosa
No more boring vrat ka khaana filled with oil.

10. Mysore Masala Dosa

For all the spice lovers! A crisp dosa lathered with a fiery red chutney and stuffed with a masala aloo filling.

mysore masala dosa

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. 

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