Dosas (Indian-style Pancakes)

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"Dosas are a thin, savory crepe-like Indian pancake traditionally eaten for breakfast, but I like them anytime. These are probably not very authentic as I am not Indian, but they are a tasty alternative that appeals to the typical American pancake."


1 h 5 m servings 119 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 119 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 2.8 g
  • 4%
  • Carbs:
  • 21.2g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 2.9 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 4 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Stir the brown rice and whole wheat flours together in a mixing bowl. Stir in the water to make a thin batter. Add the onion, garlic, cilantro, sugar, turmeric, cumin, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, coriander, ginger, cayenne pepper and rice vinegar until evenly blended. Cover, and refrigerate for at least 1/2 hour, or overnight.
  2. To cook the dosas, heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Pour 1/4 cup of batter into the skillet, spreading it over the bottom in a thin layer. Cook 1 minute, turn, and cook 1 minute more. Remove from the pan. Repeat with remaining batter.
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  1. 10 Ratings


The recipe is not that hard,i am an indian and i have seen how my mom does it,dont add to much water,the batter looses its flavor and Adding the onion, garlic, cilantro, sugar, turmeric, cumin, ...

Delicious savory crepes. I do not use wheat but I found Dosa Flour (a blend of rice and bean fours) at a local East Indian market. Best eaten fresh out of the skillet.

This should be named Spiced Crepes instead of Dosa. Dosa is a thin crisp crepe made with well ferrmented Lentils and Rice Mixture - after soaking and grinding them in a paste and adding a bacter...

These were really bitter and thick.

The spices and vegetables were really tasty, but the recipe could have used some salt. I thinned the batter even more with some water.

I have made this recipe a couple of times and they are simply delicious! My daughter has even asked for the recipe and they are now very popular with her friends at university. I served these ...

This didn't work for me at all. Apart from adding a little salt, I made them as written. I left them overnight, and the batter got extremely thick so I stirred in a bit of milk. I found it extre...

These were so good and they can be made with what you have on hand! I left out the turmeric because I didn't have any. I also halved the water and flour because I wanted more vegetable and sea...