January 8, 2013

Instant Rava Dosai

        Rava dosai is mostly prepared when the batter is less and you want to make dinner .Soaking rava is one method,usually done.Try roasting the rava and adding it .The dosai taste great and you dont feel the rava is added.You need more oil for a crispy and tasty one.If you are health conscious you can add little oil in the corners for taking the dosai easily.It is bit time consuming but tastes great as Restaurant dosa.


  1. Idly Batter - 1 cup
  2. Rava - 1/2
  3. Whole Pepper - 1/4 tsp
  4. Whole Jeera - 1/4 tsp
  5. Channa dhall - 1/2 tsp
  6. Green chillies - 2 , chopped
  7. Small onions - 5 nos,chopped
  8. Hing - 1/4 tsp
  9. Curry leaves - 5 nos
  10. Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp
  11. Oil - 1 tbsp
  12. Ghee - 1/2 tsp
  13. Salt as needed
  14. Water 
  15. Oil for dosai making 


  1.  Heat oil and ghee in a kadai , add mustard seeds ,let it splutter.
  2. Add the jeera ,pepper,green chillies,channa dhall , curry leaves and small onions .
  3. Let it saute it for 3 seconds.
  4. Add the rava ,hing and salt  ,stir well till it mixes well.
  5. Stir for another 2min ,till you get a good aroma.
  6. Switch it off let it cool down.
  7. Add this to the dosa batter and mix it well.
  8. Add enough water ,it should be runny.
  9. Heat a tava , add the dosa batter spoon by spoon , spread all around the tava , fill in the places .
  10. Add oil around  the dosai.As the dosai is lace type ,dont need to flip it ,incase ,the top side is not cooked do flip it .
  11. Serve this dosai immediately.
  12. It taste great with any type of chuntey and sambar.


  1. The dosa batter should be runny.
  2. Pour the dosa batter around the corners and then fill the centre.
  3. You cannot make thick dosai.
  4. More oil is needed
  5.  It will take 2 minutes for one dosai to be cooked.
Sending this to recipe to Siris First Anniversary Event , 
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  1. i love rava dosa

    yday i had idli batter so just added rava just like tht and left it for abt 30mins or so

    and made it runny batter as u said and as i read elsewhere

    bt it didnt come out as i wanted

    dnt know why

    1. Hi Meena
      The rava dosa comes crispy and thin , the way we pour the batter.It is quite tricky,if u do it once or twice you will definitely get it .Hope this helps.

  2. My favorite dose...... First time here , glad if u visit my space

  3. Yummy and Crispy rava dosa. Love to have with spicy chutney.

  4. Very perfect and crispy rava dosa, delicious. Like to munch now..

  5. Very tricky to get the right amount of flavour and crunch to this dosa but u have nailed it..:)) Bookmarked it..

  6. Your rava dosa looks super good Meena :)

  7. Thanks for your support and encouragement guys.Your comments motivate and inspire me a lot.

  8. very delicious and very healthy breakfast!! Thanks for linking it to my event!! Looking for more yummy recipes!!
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