Toor Dal Dosa

23 Sep

Kandi Pappu Attu.

Toor dal is soaked in water till soft. It is then ground into smooth paste with spices. The toor dal dosa batter is spread into a thick dosa and cooked on low flame till done. Serve toor dal dosa with sambar or with any chutney of your choice.
Makes: around 5 Toor Dal Dosa.


Toor Dal 1 Cup
Red Chiles 1
Ginger 1/2 inch Piece
Garlic 1 Clove
Cumin Seeds 1/4 tsp
Salt to Taste
Oil as Required

Method of preparation:

Soak toor dal in water for around an hour or two.
Grind the soaked toor dal with enough water into smooth paste.

Heat a flat pan on medium high heat, apply few drops of oil with back of a spoon.
When pan gets hot, pour a ladle full of toor dal dosa batter on pan in circular motions.
Lightly spread the dosa with back of the ladle.
Fry on low – medium flame till bottom side starts to turn golden brown.

Pour few drops of oil around the dosa and turn on other side.
Reduce the heat a bit and cook on this side for around a minute before removing from heat.
Repeat the same with remaining toor dal dosa batter.
Serve toor dal dosa with sambar or with any chutney of your choice.
Notes: Make sure the soak the toor dal well.

Suggestions: If the toor dal dosa is not cooked well, put it back on heat and cook on low heat till done. Adjust the consistency of the dosa with water if required.
Variations: Layer the toor dal dosa with finely choppped onion or green chiles if you wish.
Other Names: Toor Dal Dosa, Kandi Attu.

6 Responses to “Toor Dal Dosa”

  1. KALAI AND SETHU September 24, 2011 at 7:08 am #

    Hai ,it was very useful to my mother.i had a nice dosa.thanks………

  2. Ramesh Bhatia September 24, 2011 at 7:58 pm #

    It,s Testy, If u add fresh Meant leaves and Kothmir mixer it gives u more fun.

  3. naina kapse January 1, 2012 at 8:48 am #

    It Testy&healthy

  4. DIYA JAIN April 10, 2012 at 11:13 pm #

    Very nice and quick recipe.I like it

  5. vanitha July 13, 2012 at 5:31 am #

    what is toor dal? please say its tamil name.

  6. Raji July 14, 2012 at 5:51 am #

    toor dal – thuvaram paruppu

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