Rava dosa (Instant dosa recipe)
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Rava Dosa Recipe {Crispy, Instant Dosa}

Quick to make Instant Rava Dosa Recipe! This is thin, crispy and super delicious, just like your favorite South Indian restaurant style.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine South Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Batter Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8 rava dosa
Calories 419kcal
Author Kanan


For the batter

  • ¾ cup Sooji (rava or semolina)
  • ¾ cup Rice flour
  • 8 Cashew nuts
  • 3 tablespoons Desiccated coconut
  • 4 cups Water
  • Salt to taste

For tempering to add into batter

  • 1 tablespoon Oil + more for making dosa
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger paste or freshly grated or crushed
  • 2 Green chilies chopped finely
  • ½ teaspoon Cumin seeds roughly crushed
  • 1 ½ teaspoons Black peppercorns roughly crushed
  • 5-6 Curry leaves



  • Take cumin seeds and black peppercorns in mortar and pestle. Crush them coarsely. Keep it aside for later use in tempering.
  • Dry roast cashew nuts till light brown in color on medium-low heat.
  • Then turn off the stove and add desiccated coconut. Dry roast till golden brown.
  • Let it cool completely and then grind into spice grinder into a fine powder. Keep it aside

Making the Batter:

  • Take semolina, rice flour and salt in a large bowl. Mix well.
  • Add coconut and cashew powder and mix well.
  • Add 4 cups of water (1 cup at a timand make very very thin and lump-free batter.
  • To make a tadka, heat the oil in a pan on medium heat.
  • Once hot add ginger paste, green chilies, and curry leaves. Sauté for 30 seconds.
  • Switch off the stove and then add crushed cumin and black peppercorns.
  • Immediately add this tempering to the batter. Mix well.
  • Cover it and let the batter rest for minimum 30 minutes. Longer rest will not harm.

Making Rava Dosa Recipe:

  • When you are ready to make dosa, heat cast-iron skillet or nonstick pan on medium heat. Drizzle some oil in the pan.
  • Once hot, stir the dosa batter first and take a ladle full of batter and spread it in a pan.
  • Make a thin layer. It’s very easy. Just pour batter on tawa then swirl the tawa make it even thin layer.
  • There are some spots without batter, add little batter here and there with a ladle.
  • Let it cook on the bottom side. It might take 2-3 minutes. You will see some browning on the bottom and it will leave the sides of the pan. And you will get to know that bottom side is done.
  • Flip it and let it cook on the other side.
  • It will take lesser time than the first side. You can skip this flipping and cooking another side step.
  • Repeat the same process with rest of the batter.


Serving: 2dosa | Calories: 419kcal | Carbohydrates: 50.8g | Protein: 7.1g | Fat: 21.2g | Saturated Fat: 6.4g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 303mg | Potassium: 174mg | Fiber: 3.6g | Sugar: 1g
*Nutrition information is a rough estimate for 1 serving
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