20 Dosa Varieties That You Dare Not Miss!


1. Mysore Masala Dosa

This should be the first option in your mind when you think of having South Indian dosa. The Mysore Masala Dosa is one of the very famous delicacies in South. It will trigger all your taste buds without a hinge of doubt. The stuffing is boiled, mashed potatoes and curry leaves. This dosa with tomato chutney will put a smile on your face.


2. Roasted Ghee Dosa

Who is not carried away by the aroma of ghee! The crackling sound that you get on digging your fingers into this dosa is heavenly. The Ghee Dosa is bigger in size. You would love dipping this roasted batter in the very famous coconut chutney and sambar of Tamilnadu.


3. Wheat Dosa

Occasionally called the ‘Godhuma Dosa, ‘ this dosa is an instant serve. This dosa is made using the whole wheat flour. It is highly nutritional and goes best with any chutney! It is served as a snack too.


4. Onion Dosa

You can’t miss out on this as it is one of the favorite dishes of South-Indians. This dosa has Onions, and Coriander sprinkled on its base and is delicious when served hot. This dosa is mind blowing with onion chutney.


5. Rava Dosa

Rava dosa has Suji in it. Unlike the other dosas, It is made quick and easy. The thin batter has Suji, Rice Flour, chopped green chilies and Cumin seeds. The Rava Dosa is slender with a golden yellow glow.


6. Oats Dosa

You ought to try this if you are on a strict diet! Oats Dosa made entirely of Oats and is highly healthy. The dosa batter contains Oats and the topping contains  green chilies. This dosa is quickly made and has a beautiful netted structure. When topped with  Onions, this Dosa is a treat!


7. Tomato Dosa

The Tomato dosa is an eye catcher! The red, juicy tomatoes are cut thin and spread on the dosa. The taste will leave you amazed forever. Coriander leaves are cut into pieces and laid on the dosa. Tomato dosa coupled with Tomato chutney is the best combo ever.


8. Capsicum Dosa

This is especially for kids who hate vegetables. Onions, tomato, and capsicum are left to saute and added to the batter. It goes well with any spicy chutney.


9. Neer Dosa

Neer Dosa also known as  ‘Water Dosa,’ traces its origin back to the beautiful state of Karnataka. The batter is usually thin and watery, unlike the usual dosa batter. This dosa is very light. It is best when served with coconut chutney or vegetable korma. This dosa also goes well with jaggery or coconut milk.


10. Paneer Dosa

This dosa tastes the best and especially wanted by people who love paneer. The Paneer dosa dosa has a filling of paneer, fried onions, and tomato. The dosa is spread thin, and the paneer stuffing is placed in and rolled.


11. Ragi Dosa

This dosa is crisp and robust. It has high calorific value. Ragi is a staple food in South India. It is milled into flour and drawn to dosa. Coriander and curry leaves are added on the dosa and taste best with coconut chutney. It is a demanded dish among the vegetarians.


12. Navratan Dosa

Navratan dosa is the king of all the dosa. This dosa is colorful and prepared with a lot of different cereals like Moong Dal, Channa Dal, Bajra and Jowar flour. It is  healthy and often preferred for breakfast. A single Navratan dosa is good enough to quench your appetite.


13. Set Dosa

A set dosa has two or three mini dosa together, served hot with chilly green chutney or onion-tomato gravy. Set dosa is smaller and has flattened rice and fenugreek seeds added to the batter. It is soft and spongy and sprinkled with masala to go enhance the taste. It can also be served hot with vegetable korma.


14. Moong Dal Dosa

Widely known as ‘Pesarattu Dosa,’ this Moong Dal Dosa originates from Telangana. It turns out to be mouth melting and soft. Pesarattu Dosa tastes good with coconut chutney or coriander chutney.


15. Pav Bhaji Dosa

As the name goes, this dosa is rolled up by placing a small amount of the juicy ‘Bhaji’ inside it. It gives you the best feel of having Pav Bhaji. It is one of the best dosa varieties and found in Mumbai.


16. Noodles Dosa

This dosa has a few noodles stuffed in it. It is the hero of the dosas. This dosa is also known as the Chinese dosa. You can eat Noodles Dosa with sauce or ketchup. Schezwan noodles dosa is one another form of  this, wherein the stuffing is spicier and Chinese.


17. Gobi Masala Dosa

Gobi masala dosa is famous in North India. Cauliflower, Known in Hindi as ‘Gobi’ is the stuffing in this dosa. The filling is quite spicy. It is flat and is good with coconut chutney. People who love Cauliflower must try Gobi Masala Dosa.


18. Uppu Huli Dosa

The Uppu Huli Dosa induces all the taste buds as it is sour, salty and spicy. It is popular in Karnataka. It is often quite thick and soft. Tamarind and red chilies are used in the preparation of Uppu Huli Dosa. This Dosa is red in color due to the tamarind mix in the batter.


19. Podi Dosa

‘Podi’ in Tamil is red chilies powdered together with Bengal gram, urad dal, and sesame seeds. Making of Podi dosa involves spreading the thin dosa with a little amount of podi on it. It tastes nice with South-Indian sambar.


20. Cabbage Dosa

It is an innovative recipe. Cabbage is finely cut up and mixed with the dosa batter. It also includes red chilies, tamarind, and turmeric. Onions and green chilies are added to the dosa enhance the taste. The Cabbage Dosa is refreshing with any chutney of choice! This dosa can also be served hot with a pickle.