Egg Karam Dosa

Dosa, both sada and masala, is one of the most popular South Indian snack that is now well loved the world over. Masala dosa stuffing can be both vegetarian and non-vegetarian. Here is a spicy and flavourful dosa stuffed with egg which is both comforting and delicious!

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Egg Karam Dosa

Main ingredients

Eggs, Dosa batter, Ghee, Cumin seeds, Dried red chillies, Garlic, Onion, Tamarind, Fresh green chillies, Fresh coriander leaves, Processed cheese 

Cuisine South Indian
Course Snack
Prep time 10-15 minutes
Cook time 40-45 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Savoury
Level of cooking Moderate
Others Veg



  • 6-8 eggs
  • 2 cups ready-made dosa batter
  • 1 tbsp ghee + for greasing + for drizzling
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 10-12 dried red chillies
  • 1½ tbsps finely chopped garlic
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1 small lemon sized tamarind ball
  • Salt to taste
  • Finely chopped green chillies for sprinkling
  • Finely chopped fresh coriander leaves for sprinkling
  • Grated processed cheese for sprinkling
  • Coconut chutney to serve


  1. To make chutney, heat ghee in a non-stick pan, add cumin seeds and let them change colour.
  2. Add dried red chillies, mix and sauté for 1-2 minutes. Add garlic and onion, mix and sauté till translucent.
  3. Add tamarind and salt and mix well. Cook for 1-2 minutes. Allow to cool slightly.
  4. Transfer this mixture into a mixer jar and grind to a fine paste.
  5. Take dosa batter in a large bowl. Add salt and mix well.
  6. Heat a non-stick tawa. Grease it with some ghee.
  7. Pour a ladleful of the dosa batter and spread it in a circular motion to make a thin disc. Drizzle some ghee along the sides. Apply some of the chutney evenly all over the surface of the disc.
  8. Break the egg over the centre of the disc and lightly spread it all over the surface of the dosa. Sprinkle green chillies, coriander leaves and processed cheese. Cook for 2-3 minutes.
  9. Fold in half, place it on a serving plate and serve hot with coconut chutney.
  10. Make more dosas similarly.