Recipe for Rava Dosa | How to Prepare Rava Dosa | Rava Dosa Batter

recipe for rava dosa

Add the recipe of rava dosa to your list of dosa recipes because it is a super-delicious dosa, like the masala dosa. Thin and crisp, rava dosa is in the class of its own, as its excellent taste is distinct from any other dosa. The recipe of rava dosa needs only the common ingredients, which is one more reason to know how to prepare rava dosa.

Unlike the plain dosa or masala dosa batter, you do not have to ferment the rava dosa batter. So, the rava dosa belongs to the group of instant dosas. For this reason, if you want to make dosa in a hurry, rava dosa would be a fine choice.

Chiroti rava, rice flour and maida are among the main ingredients of the recipe of rava dosa. Curd, curry leaves, coriander leaves and hing increase the health and taste value of this mouth-watering food.

The rava dosa needs more oil to cook in comparison to most of the other types of dosas.

If you want the rava dosa to be crispier, cook on medium flame.

The two best side dishes for rava dosa are: coconut chutney and aloo sabzi.

Enjoy or serve rava dosa hot. Then, sip or serve a hot cup of filter coffee to mesmerize the taste buds more.

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8-9 dosas


1. Chiroti rava / fine rava 1/2 cup
2. Rice flour / akki hittu / biyappindi / arisi maavu / aripodi / chawal ka atta / rice atta, 1/4 cup
3. Maida / all-purpose flour 1/4 cup
4. Sugar 1/2 teaspoon
5. Jeera / cumin 1/2 teaspoon
6. Curry leaves, chopped, 1 sprig

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7. Coriander leaves, chopped, few sprigs
8. Green chilies, chopped, 1-2 or to taste
9. Ginger, chopped, 1/2 teaspoon
10. Hing or asafoetida 1/4 teaspoon
11. Curd / dahi / yogurt 1 tablespoon
12. Salt to taste
13. Water, as required
14. Oil

How to Prepare Rava Dosa?

1. Add rava, rice flour, maida, coriander and curry leaves, ginger, jeera, sugar, hing, and salt to a utensil.

Beat the curd with a spoon and add.

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Add about 1 cup of water and mix.

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Add more water and make a thin batter like neer dosa batter.

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Keep aside for about 30 minutes.
2. Add green chilies.

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Rava dosa batter is ready.

Add the green chilies in Step 1 along with the rava, instead of Step 2, to make the rava dosa spicier.
3. Keep the flame to medium.

Heat a dosa tava.

Coat the tava with oil when the tava becomes hot.

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4. Pour a big ladle-full of batter on the tava, slowly in a circular pattern.

Cover large gaps, if any, with the batter.

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5. Pour about 1/2-teaspoon of oil across the dosa.

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Cook rava dosa on one side only. Otherwise, some crispiness will be lost.
6. Fold the dosa when some golden-brown spots appear across the dosa.

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Eat or serve rava dosa while it is hot. After it cools, the dosa loses its crispiness and some of its taste.
7. Rava dosa is ready.

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TIPS Recipe for Rava Dosa
1. Add chopped onions, for a variety in taste, in Step 1.
2. Use 1/4-cup of butter milk in lieu of curd. You can also skip this ingredient. However, the taste of the rava dosa will be different.
3. Add dry-fried and coarsely-ground groundnuts in Step 1 for extra taste.