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Thakkali Dosa | Tomato Dosa | Easy Breakfast Recipes

Thakkali dosa

Healthy South Indian Tomato pancake.

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 25 minutes
Makes: 6 to 8 dosas
Recipe source: Dosai by Chandra Padmanabhan.

  1. Dosa batter – 2 cups
  2. Asafoetida ( hing) – 1/4 tsp
  3. Cumin seeds- 1/2 tsp
  4. Curry leaves,roughly chopped – 1 sprig
  5. Salt – to taste
  6. Oil /ghee – as required

Grind to a paste:

  1. Tomato,roughly chopped – 2 medium
  2. Fresh grated coconut- 3 tbsp
  3. Green chilies – 1 or 2 ( according to taste)
  4. Coriander leaves,chopped – 1 tbsp


  • In a blender combine together all the ingredients listed under ‘Grind to a paste’ to form a smooth paste.

  • Transfer the prepared tomato-coconut paste into a mixing bowl.Next add dosa batter,asafoetida,cumin,curry leaves and salt to taste.

  • Mix well until combined.Heat a tawa /dosa pan.Lightly brush it with oil..Spread a ladle full of batter on the tawa to form a thin and large circle.Drizzle oil or ghee over the dosa.

  • When it is cooked and the edges starts to brown ,turn the dosa over to the other side using a spatula.Cook for few more seconds and transfer onto a serving plate.Serve with chutney /sambar.

    • Adjust the quantity of green chilies according to your taste.

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                December 11, 2014 at 8:41 pm

                delicious dosa

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                December 12, 2014 at 2:35 am

                delicious and always love variations in dosa

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                December 12, 2014 at 1:07 pm

                i love tomato dosa and enjoy eating it with podi. Lovely photos

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