Palak Cheese Dosa - Spinach Cheese Dosa

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Jul. 03, 2017

This dosa is so tasty and cheesy and scrumptious that it could well be a strong competitor for pizzas! Palak Cheese Dosa is an innovative recipe that features buttery dosas layered with a paste of palak, cheese, onions, tomatoes and other taste-givers, followed by a topping of grated cheese. Folded into an appetizing shape, these dosas are truly, completely irresistible! Next time when you have guests over, build a party platter of a wide variety of dosas which everyone is sure to love - Corn Dosa, Dosa Lasagne , Jini Dosa , Moong Dal Dosa.


Chopped spinach 1 Cup (16 tbs) ((blanched spinach (palak))
Grated processed cheese 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs)
Roughly chopped onions 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Roughly chopped tomatoes 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Chopped ginger 1/2 Teaspoon ((adrak))
Chopped garlic 1 Teaspoon ((lehsun))
Oil 1 Teaspoon
Turmeric powder 2 Pinch ((haldi))
Chilli powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Salt To Taste
Dosa batter 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs) ((readymade))))
Melted butter 2 Tablespoon ((for cooking))))



1.Combine the spinach, onion, tomatoes, ginger and garlic in a mixer and blend till smooth without using any water.

2. Heat the oil a broad non-stick pan, add the prepared spinach mixture, turmeric powder, chilli powder and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Keep aside.

3. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle), sprinkle little water and wipe it off gently using a muslin cloth.

4. Pour a ladleful of the batter on it and spread it in a circular motion to make a 175 mm. (7) diameter thin circle.

5. Smear 1 tsp butter over it and along the edges and cook on medium flame till the dosa turns light brown in colour.

6. Spread 2 tbsp of the prepared spinach mixture and sprinkle cup of cheese evenly over it. Cook it on a medium flame for 1 minute or till the cheese melts.

7. Fold the dosa lightly from 3 sides to form a triangle.

8. Repeat steps 3 to 7 to make 5 more dosas.


9.Serve immediately with sambhar and coconut chutney.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 6