Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Oats Dosa

Other names - Oatmeal Dosa / Rolled oats Dosa

Prep Time: 20 min

Soaking Time: 1 hr

Cooking Time: 15 to 20 min

Yields: 6 to 7

  1. Oat meal (Saffola Oats) - 1 cup
  2. Rava / Sooji / Semolina (dry roasted) - 1/2 cup
  3. Rice flour - 1/2 cup
  4. Thick curd (medium sour) - 1 cup
  5. Onions (finely chopped) - 1 large sized
  6. Pepper powder - 1 tsp
  7. Cumin powder - 1 tsp
  8. Water - 1 cup (or) as reqd
  9. Carrot (grated) - 1/2 cup
  10. Cilantro (finely chopped) - 3 tbsp
  11. Sesame oil - 1 tbsp
  12. Salt - to taste
Method to prepare the batter
  1. Grind oat meal to a fine powder; dry roast for about 3 min; set aside to cool.
  2. Dry roast rava until light brown; set aside to cool.
  3. Heat oil in pan, add finely chopped onion; saute until golden brown.
  4. Add pepper powder, cumin powder and saute for 3 min; switch off gas; allow to cool.
  5. Combine oat meal powder, rava, rice flour along with sauteed onion mixture, curd, grated carrot, salt, water, chopped cilantro; mix well.
  6. Leave the batter undisturbed for an hour.
  7. Adjust quantity of water so as to get the consistency of dosa batter.
Method to cook dosas
  1. Heat an iron griddle in medium flame.
  2. Pour in a ladle of batter exactly at the center of the griddle.
  3. Swirl batter in circular motion with the back of the ladle.
  4. Drizzle few drops of oil all around the edges; cook for two to three min in medium flame.
  5. Flip & cook the other side similarly.
  6. Serve hot with tomato chutney and Idly, dosa sambhar or with any other chutney/sambhar of your choice.
  • Can use any branded oatmeal of your choice for the recipe.
  • Always dry roast the rava until light brown; allow to cool and store in a dry air tight container for future use.


  1. I tried Oats dosa today .... came out very well.... Will also try it without curd next time.... Thanks a lot for the recipe - Vandana

  2. Welcome Vandana! Thank you for your valuable comments!

  3. This has become a favourite in my house. Thanks a lot. Btw , I tried it out next time without curd , I also added 1/4 cup whole wheat flour . Came out really well

  4. Hi Vandana! You are always welcome!!! Thank you for the new version of oats dosa...ll definitely try it out!!!