Rava Dosai – not the usual one!!

Remember me telling you sometime in december that I was not keeping a good health . Yes,I had had an eye inflammation and was unable to cook or do any of the chores. Thats when my kind neighbours came to my rescue!!! . During that time, one of my telegu friends made these dosas for our breakfast. It tasted really good and I asked her for the recipe.

¬†She promptly gave me the recipe and since then, this has been a regular breakfast thing at my place. It doesn’t involve a lot of preperation and is very easy to make. The recipe is slightly different from the usual rava dosai. Its not as crispy as they usually are, but are softer in texture.

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Rava Dosai - not the usual one!! Yum
Course breakfast
Cuisine south indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Course breakfast
Cuisine south indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
  1. Mix rava, maida and rice flour with curd, mix well and leave it overnight.
  2. The next day, add salt and red chilly powder to the mixture.
  3. Heat oil in a pan. Add onions, curry leaves , pepper, green chillies. Saute till the onions are golden brown. Add this to the mixture. Pour some water so that the batter is of a watery consistency.
  4. Now to make the dosas, heat a tava/girdle.
  5. This batter cannot be spread on the tava easily as in case of the normal dosas. So what you have to do is, first pour some batter in the form a ring and then pour some in the center of the ring and try spreading that into a circle.
  6. They are slightly thicker. It depends on the way you pour. With practice, the dosas turns to be more lacy and crispy!!
  7. Now cook on one side till it appears golden brown in colour.
  8. Pour some oil on the sides of the dosa. Now flip and cook on the other side too.
Recipe Notes

Serve hot with chutney , sambar, milagai podi or pickle.

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  1. Preeti Kashyap

    Nice recipe and clicks! Shd try it!

  2. Soma Pradhan

    Dosa looks lovely…

  3. Perfect and lovely dosa…

  4. Love this version of rava dosa with an intersting twist :)!..tempting ones one the plate..:)

  5. Yes, certainly different from the usual rawa dosai. Think it is easier to pour it out this way than the other one.

  6. Priya Suresh

    Very different rawa dosai, looks fantastic..

  7. Yummmm and perfect Dosa’s

  8. Pari Vasisht

    Quite different from the normal version, looks perfect textured. Will try, fits in my quick fix.

  9. rekhas kitchen

    Hi Sowmya how are you now? hope you are feeling better now take care of your health dear. easy rava dosa recipe my mom makes this way only they taste great…. looks yum.

  10. Priya Narasimhan

    nice one..prefer softer dosas to the crispy ones.

  11. Dosa looks yummy…

  12. Shama Nagarajan

    nice try dear..looks yummy and crispy…

  13. Reminds me a little of the karacha dosai my MIL makes, looks delicious !

  14. Lovely simple and easy recipe.Hope your health improves soon.Wishing you well.

  15. Lovely simple and easy recipe.Hope your health improves soon.Wishing you well.

  16. very nice, sowmya.

  17. Balakrishna Saraswathy

    Simply delicious and mouth watering..

  18. will try this one

  19. sounds mouth wateringly delicious, Sowmya..will try this soon

  20. U sure have good friends….nice dosas, I sometime add couple of spoons of besan also….

  21. Hey sowmya thnx for visiting n commenting on my blog…hope 2 c u again…you have a very nice space with awesome recipes…loved this rava dosa recipe very much, thnx for sharing…i am following ur blog so that i can track all ur future recipes henceforth n comment on thm

  22. Sounds spicy with chilli powder and peppers! I never spread this dosa looks good!

  23. The dosa looks yummy. I make something similar but without the onions.Hope your health is okay now.Haven’t had time for blogging since very long so Iam kind of getting out of touch with this world.

  24. AdukalaVishesham

    yes definitely a different rava dosai.. thanks for the recipe

  25. Viki's Kitchen

    Very nice rava dosa version dear. I too love fermenting them . Very flavorful. right!

  26. This version sounds super yummy!! Will definately try it soon and let u know!

  27. This I am def trying….love to try different types of dosas…esp these kinds as we do not get the right kind of rice here in Goa..

  28. ya sowmya….this is a little different from the regular one, shall keep this recipe in mind :)Thanks dearTC

  29. Hope you are feeling better now, Sowmya. Congratulations on completing 2 years. I like the slightly pinkish colour of your dosa…..is that from the onions???

  30. Mahimaa's kitchen

    interesting! looks so good. can i use wheat flour instead of maida?

  31. Divya Kudua

    Nice twist to the regular rava dosa:):)

  32. Sowmya Madhavan

    Jayashree- yes they are onions sauteed for sometime..Maahima- I think you can use wheat..i have one such recipe with wheat flour in my blog- you can refer to that…http://creativesaga.blogspot.com/2008/04/instant-healthy-dosa.html


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