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Plain Dosa Recipe

Here’s a delicious, light dosa recipe that is a popular south Indian dish and can be enjoyed with sambhar. Learn how to make plain dosa.


3 cup rice (chawal)
1 cup split black gram lentil (urad ki dhuli dal)
1 tsp salt (namak)
1 tsp fenugreek seeds (dana methi)
oil as required

How to make plain dosa:
  • Soak rice, dal and dana methi for 6 hours.
  • Then grind them to a fine thin batter by adding little water.
  • Add salt to it and leave it covered for 12 hours for fermentation.
  • Now heat a non stick tawa and spread 1 tbsp of the batter on the whole of the pan.
  • Grease all the corners and then cook it on the other side also.
  • Put little water on the tawa and wipe it with a clean cloth before making each dosa.
  • Serve them hot with hot sambhar and chutney.