How to make Steamed Dosa -

Dosa steamed and prepared without using oil.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Parboiled rice (उकड़ा चावल), Split bengal gram

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Steamed Dosa

Steamed Dosa Recipe Card


Hindi: chawal
How many times have we thought rice is a blessing? We use it for holy purposes but we also can pressure up a quick pulao or khichdi when hunger pangs are drumming away! This is one grain that is about 98% percent digestible. In India we are familiar with Basmati, Patna or brown rice but it is also available as Italian Rice and Glutinous Rice which is popular in Chinese and Japanese cuisines.

Prep Time : 7-8 hour

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Steamed Dosa Recipe

  • Parboiled rice soaked 2 3/4 cups

  • Split bengal gram 1/4 cup

  • Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal) soaked 1 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Molagapodi (gun powder) as required


Step 1

Drain and mix the two rice and grind to a smooth batter. Drain the dal and grind to a smooth batter.

Step 2

Mix both the batters, add salt and whip with hand thoroughly. Keep the batter in a large vessel, close tightly and rest the batter overnight or for about four to six hours at room temperature to ferment. Mix the batter well, add water and adjust to a pour

Step 3

Heat a flat non-stick tawa. Pour a ladle full of batter and spread it as thin as possible. Sprinkle a little molagapodi over the dosa. Sprinkle a little water over the dosa and also around it, cover with a banana leaf and then with a lid and cook till the

Step 4

Serve immediately.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.