Onion Dosa Recipe

Ingredients for Onion Dosa :

1 cup Idli rice
1/2 cup Normal rice
1/2 cup Urad dal
salt to taste
1 1/2 table-spoon Oil to make each dosa

For Onion Filling :
2 Onions, chopped
2 Green chillies, chopped
10-15 coriander leaves, chopped (Dhaniya patti)
1/2 t-spoon Cumin powder (Jeera powder)   
salt to taste


How to make Onion Dosa :

Prepare a Dosa Batter :

  • Mix Rice and urad dal, wash them with water 4-5 times. Soak them in water for 7-8 hours or overnight.
  • Drain water and grind the mixture to a very fine paste. Add salt and mix the batter properly.
  • Cover it and keep it at room temperature, allow it to ferment for 12 hours or overnight. Keep it in a large bowl with only half filled with the grinned mixture.
  • Next Morning, the batter will rise from its level and becomes very creamy. This shows that it got fermented (Khameer) properly.

Prepare an Onion Filling :

  • In a medium size bowl add chopped onions, green chillies, cumin powder, coriander leaves and salt.
  • Mix them properly with hands.

Make Onion Dosa :

  • Heat Dosa tava or non-stick flat pan over medium-high flame. Sprinkle few drops of water to check whether the pan is sufficiently hot or not. When the water drops starts cracking, rub the pan with a cloth.
  • Now spread 1 table-spoon of oil on the pan. Take 1/2 cup of dosa batter and spread it properly in circular motion to form a circle on a hot pan.
  • After a minute sprinkle 2 table-spoon Onion filling on the dosa. Add 1/2 table-spoon oil on the sides of dosa.
  • Flip the dosa to other side, cook the dosa from both sides until light brown patches appears on dosa.
  • Hot Onion Dosa is ready to serve with chutney and Sambar.