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Kollu Dosai, Horsegram lentil dosa recipe

  • Author: Kannamma - Suguna Vinodh
  • Total Time: 50 mins
  • Yield: 20 dosas 1x


Healthy kollu dosai recipe. Dosa made with cooked and ground horsegram and spices. Healthy and filling dosa recipe. With step by step pictures.


  • 1/3 cup horsegram lentil
  • 3 cups regular dosa batter
  • 1 onion, roughly chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 2 sprigs curry leaves
  • 2 dried red chillies
  • sesame oil (Indian gingely oil) for making dosas


  1. Boil the lentils and set aside to cool.
  2. Take a mixie jar and add in the cooked lentils along with the water used for cooking. Add in the onions, cumin seeds, dry red chillies and curry leaves. Grind to a smooth paste. Add extra water if necessary.
  3. Add the ground paste to regular dosa batter. Add about a cup of water to thin the batter.
  4. Heat the dosa griddle until medium hot. Add 1/2 cup batter and swirl to completely cover the dosa griddle. Sprinkle 1/4 teaspoon of oil or ghee to the dosa.
  5. Cook until underside of the kollu dosa is golden brown. Loosen the edges of the kollu dosa with a steel spatula. Flip the kollu dosa. Cook for 30 seconds more. Remove the kollu dosa from the griddle and repeat with remaining batter.
  6. Serve hot!
  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Cuisine: Tamilnadu