Crispy Rice Dosa recipe | அரிசி மா தோசை

Crispy Rice Dosa recipe | அரிசி மா தோசை is a popular food in South India in restaurants, homes as well as a street food. Dosa is prepared using rice and urad dal. Both rice and urad dal were ground separately, salt added, mixed well and allowed to ferment for 8-10 hours. Batter rises in level after fermentation. We use this batter to prepare dosa.

Other dosa varieties are

Adai dosai

Broken Wheat dosa

Egg dosa

Red rice dosa

Aval | Poha Dosa

Pesarattu Greengram dosa

channa gram flour dosa

Instant tomato dosa

Crispy corn dosa

Kambu | Bajra dosa

Oats dosa


  • Idli rice/ boiled rice – 4 cups
  • urad dal/ ulundham paruppu – 1 cup
  • salt/ uppu – to taste
  • fenugreek seeds/ vendhayam – 1 tsp (optional)
  • dosa pan, flat spatula to take dosa


1. Wash and soak rice and urad dal in water for one hour separately. This can also be soaked together, so that dosa will be little thicker.

Rice soaked in water
Urad dal soaked in water

2. Grind rice and dal separately into a fine batter, in a wet grinder,  add salt and mix together well to form a smooth batter.

Ground urad dal in a wet grinder.
Rice and dal batter mixed well with salt and kept for fermentation overnight

3. Close the lid and leave it for 8 – 10 hrs for fermentation. (Overnight)

4. Batter will rise upto to the container as shown in the photo.

Batter after fermentation

5. Take some amount of batter in another vessel, and mix well by adding water if necessary, to form a smooth batter and little watery to prepare Dosa.

Batter for making dosa

6. Pour two spoons of batter in pan and spread it in circular motion to form a round dosa. Sprinkle one tea spoon of oil above it.

Dosa made in a pan.

7. close it with a lid and wait for one minute.

Dosa closed with a lid.

8. After 1 minute open the lid and when the dosa get cooked and golden brown colour appears in some places you should remove it.

Cooked dosa in a pan.

9. Using a dosa ladle remove from pan. Usually will roll while removing from the pan as in the photo below.

Ready to serve dosa

10. Serve with desired chutny.

Crispy Rice Dosa recipe | அரிசி மா தோசை
Crispy Rice Dosa recipe | அரிசி மா தோசை

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