Dosa in many avatars!

by Sanjeev Kapoor

South Indian cuisine is something which is loved all over the world. It has a varied range of snacks, sweets and meal combinations both in vegetarian and non-vegetarian versions. Today, we are just going to talk about one of the most favourite breakfast/snack dishes from this cuisine – dosa.  This dish has the ability to satiate your hunger pangs at once and even if you are full to the very core of your stomach, you  just can’t say no to a dosa. You might have tried different versions of dosa on the streets or at home too, but today we have got you more of them.


Here are 8 recipes to start a new love affair with this dakshin delicacy:


Cheese Dosa

Cheese is something that you can add to anything and everything, it is never a bad idea and dosa just got its best version with it. This cheeselicous dosa is going to leave you drooling for more, so make sure to make them in loads.




Masala Ragi Dosa

The superfood ragi or nachni is said to be one of the healthiest ingredients for both children and adults, alike. You can feed your kids, their share of this healthy ingredient through a protein-rich masaledar ragi dosa.

Set Dosa

Set dosa is a very popular snack served almost all over Karnataka. A slightly thicker version to the usual dosa and its batter is made with rice, dal and poha. Tip: fermenting the batter right is the key to its success.

Simple Moong Dosa

Moong has the ability to contribute generously to your daily dose of protein intake. This simple Moong Dosa will make it simpler for you to include it in your diet. Try it out, it’s going to be your next favourite thing.

Egg Dosa

This one’s crafted especially for egg lovers and eggetarians. This zara hatke dosa recipe makes for a delicious breakfast, real quick. So, when you are looking for a healthy choice in less time, go for this one.

Chinese Dosa

Chinese food is absolutely irresistible and the taste of Indo-Chinese paired up with South Indian food takes it to a whole new level. You might have tried it already on the streets, it’s time to make it at home now.

Pesarattu/MLA Dosa

This dosa is a double whammy for South Indian food lovers. Delicious upma and green moong dosa combined together in a dish. It is a classic from Andhra Pradesh region and is ideal for a wholesome, filling breakfast. Plus, this dosa does not need any fermentation so it’s quick to prepare too.

Bread Dosa

An off-beat dosa for the hard-core dosa fan! Made with bread, rice flour and semolina, this Bread Dosa can be made without much pre-planning because you don't need to ferment the batter. So, you can enjoy it more often without worrying.


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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.