Green dal Dosa

This recipe  basically from Andhra, i learned this recipe from one of my close friends. I tried this recipe today, it is so yummy



  • 4 cups moog dal ( green )
  • ½ cup rice
  • 12 to 15 green chillies
  • 4 to 5 medium- sized onions , finely chopped
  • A piece of ginger ( about 2 cm long ), finely chopped
  • 5 tablespoon cumin seeds
  • Salt to taste
  • Cooking oil ( sesame preferably ) or ghee


  • Soak the moong dal and rice for four to five hours. Grind them together to a coarse paste to obtain a thick consistency. Set aside.
  • Mix the chopped onion , green chillies and ginger along with the cumin seeds and set aside.
  • Heat a thick, flat griddle. ( To check readiness, sprinkle a few drops of water on the pan , they should sizzle and evaporate immediately )
  • Smear a very tiny quality of oil all over the pan. Spread some of dal – rice batter on the pan to form a round shape. Since this is thicker than the normal dosa batter, it needs to be patted out carefully and slowly. Use the back of a ladle to spread it as thin as possible ( but slightly thicker than the normal dosa ).
  • Drizzle some oil ( or ghee ) all round the batter as well as on the top.
  • Spread the chopped pieces of ginger , onion and green chillies and the cumin seeds on the batter , ( so they get well – embedded in the batter , that is why you need to chop them so fine ).
  • Cook on medium heat till the underside become brown.
  • Flip carefully ( it’s normal for a few pieces of onions or ginger to fall off during this process ) and roast the other side.
  • Turn over again and roast for a few seconds more. Serve hot with coconut chutney , or a dip made with a mixture of fresh yogurt and Andhra mango pickles.

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