Monday, 9 October 2017

Rava Masala Dosa

Rava Masala Dosa is a South Indian delicacy and can be made with so many variations. Dosa is so similar to crepes in texture and appearance. My first encounter to this heavenly thing was in an Indian restaurant where most of the things in the menu were "South Indian" and i had no idea about many of them. So after taking a long pause i ordered Dosa but this Royal name "Rava Masala Dosa" attracted me so much that i couldn't stop myself from ordering this specific one from the menu where there were many other types of dosas present.
To my surprise it was so mouth melting, crsipy as well as had a softness to it. The outer crisp and inner velvety texture was so delightful. They served it with samber, coconut chutney and potato curry. I liked it plain and with potato curry too. My kids equally liked it and were happily consuming with me. It had been in my priority list for a while and then i finally decided to give it a try at home. It was so simple to make and turned out so so good.

Nutritional Benefits:

As the main ingredients in this recipe are rice and grams (in flour form), so its a good source of protein. They are rich in carbohydrates with no sugar. Due to fermentation process it has an increased amount of Vit. B12 and Vit.C

Let's jump on to the Recipe!


1/2 cup Rice flour
1/2 cup rava (sooji or semolina)
2 tbsp AP flour (maida)
1 medium onion finely chopped
few chopped leaves of coriander
1/2 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp salt or to taste
1/2 tsp red chili powder or green chilies chopped (optional)
1/2 inch ginger finely chopped
water or buttermilk to make it into a batter


  •  Finely chop onion

  • Now measure all the things and put in a big mixing bowl

  • Pour some butter milk or water to make it into a thin batter
  • As rava will soak water so add more after sometime if needed

  • Leave it aside for atleast 1 hour to ferment
  • Heat a non stick pan and grease it

  • Pour the batter and quickly spread it
  • Wait for few seconds and let it cook from one side
  • When you see small bubbles popping out then its done from one side

  • Now change the side and give some more extra seconds

  • When you see a golden crust has formed then its done

  • Serve it with samber, potato curries or chutnies

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