How to make Teen Dal Dosa -

Healthy mixed dal dosa.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Split pigeon pea (toor dal/arhar dal) (तुवर दाल/अरहर दाल), Split bengal gram

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Teen Dal Dosa

Teen Dal Dosa Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 5-6 hour

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Teen Dal Dosa Recipe

  • Split pigeon pea (toor dal/arhar dal) 1/3 cup

  • Split bengal gram 1/3 cup

  • Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal) 1/3 cup

  • Parboiled rice (ukda chawal) 2 cups

  • Oil 1 tablespoons oil + for greasing

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Muskmelon seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Whole dry red chillies broken 2

  • Curry leaves 4-5

  • Coconut scraped 2 tablespoons

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

 Wash and soak the three dals and rice in six cups of water for four hours. Drain and grind coarsely using a little water.

Step 2

 Transfer the batter into a deep bowl.

Step 3

 Heat one tablespoon of oil in a pan and add asafoetida, cumin seeds, mustard seeds, broken dry red chillies and curry leaves. Grind this with coconut into a paste. Add this to the dal batter and mix well. Add turmeric powder and salt and mix.

Step 4

Heat a tawa, drizzle some oil, and wipe it with a muslin cloth. Spread a ladleful of batter thickly. Drizzle a little oil all around. Cover and cook on medium heat till the underside is golden.

Step 5

Flip over, drizzle some more oil till the other side turns golden.

Step 6

Serve hot.

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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.