Dosa Batter Recipe


Delicious and Crispy dosa is simply impossible without making a good dosa batter. Here are the easy steps to make the perfect South Indian Dosa batter, which can be used for making any type of dosa.dosa-batter

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Soaking time: overnight
Cooking time: nil
Servings:10 dosa’s


  • 2 cups normal rice
  • 1/2 cup urad dal (Split Black Lentils)
  • A pinch of soda bicarbonate
  • Salt to taste

How to make Dosa Batter:

  1. Soak the rice and dal separately for overnight.
  2. Next morning grind them individually to make a smooth paste and then combine both the batters in a bowl.
  3. Add little amount of water at the time of grinding.
  4. Add salt as per the taste, also add soda.
  5. Mix well and use to make any type of dosa you want.

Chef Tips:

  1. You can refrigerate this dosa batter for 3 days.
  2. The consistency of dosa batter should be thick, so adjust water accordingly at the time of grinding.
  3. If the batter is too thick at the time of making dosa, then you may add water.
  4. You can make variety of South Indian Recipes with this batter such as:
    Idli Recipe
    Masala Dosa Recipe
    Vegetable Uttapam Recipe
    Mysore Masala Dosa Recipe
    Paneer Uttapam
    Paneer Chilli Dosa, etc.


  1. admin

    January 15, 2013 at 4:09 pm

    Do you make it thick or it has to be soft and watery?

    • chef

      January 16, 2013 at 6:12 pm

      It must be medium thick for making proper dosas. Do not add more water else dosa will stuck on the griddle.

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