Delicious Wheat Dosa with Special Dal Chutney

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Jan. 12, 2010

Wheat dosa with dal chutney is an Indian whole wheat, thin savory crepe like pancake with split chickpea condiment. It is a simplest of all the dosa varieties. It needs no fermentation and can be made instantly. You
can make it with the available ingredients in the pantry. It is recommended for people with heart diseases and diabetes. Dal chutney is a spread or dip served with dosa.


Wheat flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Rice flour 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Finely grated coconut 4 Tablespoon
Water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
Oil 4 Tablespoon (Use 1 Tablespoon For Tempering, Adjust Quantity As Needed For Frying)
Black mustard seeds 1/2 Teaspoon
Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
Asafoetida 1 Pinch
Salt To Taste
Chana dal 3/4 Cup (12 tbs) , soaked for 3 hours (Chickpea)
Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
Sugar 2 Teaspoon
Green chilis 4
Garlic cloves 3
Oil 1 Tablespoon


Mix wheat and rice flour, along with coconut and salt.

Add water to make a smooth blend. There should be no lumps in it.

Blend it until fluffy.

To make seasoning, heat oil and add asofetida, mustard and cumin seeds.

Add this seasoning to batter.

To make chutney grind all the ingredients and make chutney.

To season the chutney, heat oil crackle mustard and cumin seeds and other ingredients for seasoning.

Now add this to the dal chutney.

To make dosa, the consistency of the batter should be much like pancake.

Heat a tawa and grease ut a bit. Spread the batter, cover it and let it brown lightly from both sides.

Once done serve it with dal chutney.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 30 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 427Calories from Fat 152

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g26.2%

Saturated Fat 4 g20%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 74 mg3.08%

Total Carbohydrates 59 g19.7%

Dietary Fiber 12 g48%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 13 g26%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet