Rava Dosa

Rava dosa is a popular south indian dosa breakfast recipe

Time: 35 minutes


  • 1 cup bombay rava / suji / semolina
  • 1 cup rice flour
  • ½ cup maida / all purpose flour
  • 1 green chilli, finely chopped
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • ½ inch ginger, finely chopped
  • 10 curry leaves
  • few coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 cumin seeds / jeera
  • oil for roasting dosa
  • salt to taste
  • water as required


  • in a mixing bowl, combine rava, rice flour, all maida (1:1:½) and cumin seeds, salt.
  • mix the ingredients with a cup of water. make sure there are no lumps formed.
  • add finely chopped onion, coriander leaves, curry leaves and chilli.
  • add more water to adjust the consistency of the batter. it should be watery like neer dosa batter. else the dosa
  • will not be crisp. keep aside for 30 minutes.
  • heat the tava or non-stick pan and spread 1 or 2 tsp oil. if using non-stick pan then no need to spread oil.
  • pour batter from the edges towards the center.
  • sprinkle ½ or 1 tsp of oil from the top.
  • let the base turn crispy golden. keep on medium flame to cook.
  • serve the dosa. no need to roast on other side.
  • rava dosa has to be served immediately with coconut chutney.