Onion Dosa Recipe

Onion Dosa

Onion dosa is very easy simple yet delicious. It is a complete meal when served with any chutney or podi. The crispy dosa with sweetness of onions makes it a delicious medley.

Onion Dosa Recipe

Onion dosa is very refreshing twist to regular plain dosa. The sweet onions with finely chopped green chillies and curry leaves makes it a fantastic combination. When served with any chutney or podi makes it a complete meal.
Prep Time 8 hours
Cook Time 10 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2


  • Dosa Tawa

Main Ingredients

  • Dosa Rice
  • Urad Dal
Keyword Onion Dosa

Ingredients for dosa:

  • 3 cup Rice (Chawal)
  • 1 cup split Black Gram Lentil (Urad Dhuli Dal)
  • 1 tsp Fenugreek Seeds (Dana Methi)
  • 200 gm chopped Onion (Pyaj)
  • 1 chopped Green Chilli
  • 7 – 8 finely chopped Curry Leaves (Kadi Patta)
  • Oil as required
  • 1 1/2 tsp Salt (Namak)

Ingredients for coconut chutney:

  • 1 cup freshly grated Coconut
  • 1/2 Green Chili
  • 1/2 cup chopped Green Coriander
  • 7 – 8 Curry Leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • For chutney tadka
  • 1 tblsp Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • Pinch of hing
  • Few Curry Leaves

How to Make Onion Dosa :

  1. Wash and soak rice, dal and dana methi for 6 – 8 hours.
  2. Then grind them to a fine thin batter by adding little water.
  3. Leave it covered for 8 hours for fermentation.
  4. Now heat a non stick tawa or dosa griddle and spread 1 – 2 tblsp of the batter on the whole of the pan in round circle.
  5. Grease all the sides with ghee / oil .
  6. Sprinkle chopped onion generously, finely chopped green chilli and chopped curry leaves.
  7. Roll and remove it from the flame.
  8. Put little water on the tawa and wipe it with a clean cloth before making each dosa.
  9. Serve them hot with green coconut coriander chutney.
  10. To make the chutney – take all the ingredients under chutney section – coconut, green coriander, green chilli, curry leaves and salt. Grind it in a mixer to paste of your desired consistency.
  11. Now take a small pan to put the tadka.
  12. Heat oil in the pan. Add the mustard seeds. When they begin to crackle add hing and curry leaves.
  13. Pour it over the chutney.

What To Serve With Onion Dosa :

You can serve onion dosa with coconut chutney, peanut chutney, chutney podi, tomato coconut chutney.