Healthy Mix dal masala dosa - no rice added
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Healthy Mix dal masala dosa - no rice added

healthy protein packed , no rice and no fermentation mix dal dosa, crispy in every bite. Vegan and gluten free.
Prep Time10 mins
Inactive time4 hrs
Total Time10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian, South Indian
Servings: 20
Calories: 87kcal
Author: Khushboo


  • 1 cup broken white urad dal or whole
  • 1 cup yellow split moong dal/ golden lentil
  • ½ cup split green gram dal / split green moong dal
  • ½ cup orange masoor dal/ red lentil


  • Wash all dals together 3 -4 times with water until you see clear water
  • Soak the dals with with 4 cups or more water enough to cover the dal and soak it . Cover the bowl with a lid and let it stand for 4-5 hours , best is overnight.
  • It will almost double in size after soaking.
  • Drain the water if in excess and grind the dal in small batches , say 2 cups at a time .
  • Grind well to form a smooth batter . Add a tablespoon or 2 water to aid grinding if necessary. The batter is pancake / medium cake batter consistency. Let the batter stand for 15 minutes and then the batter is ready for use.
  • Add salt just before making the dosas .
  • Please read the notes section for extra tips for a successful dosa.


Filling/ stuffing for dosa- Classic Aloo masala recipe.
Versatile Paneer masala recipe .
You can use any dal desired and not the ones I have used - just keep urad dal 30 % of total dals used .
You can use filling of your choice.
This batter can be used to make idlis , dhoklas, uttapams .( Idlis need fermentation)
No fermentation required for dosas , but it would be great if it gets a stand time of 30 minutes after grounded to a smooth batter.
Batter stays good upto 3 days.
Add salt only in the portions you intend to make , rest store in the fridge .
Never try to spread dosa on a very hot tawa , if you feel the skillet is too hot , just sprinkle some water on it and wipe with a kitchen cloth before spreading another one . Never spread the batter on a cold tawa , it will stick to it.
Spread dosas on medium heat ,then increase the heat while cooking.


Calories: 87kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 6g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 156mg | Fiber: 6g | Vitamin A: 5IU | Vitamin C: 1.2mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 2mg