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Poha Sooji Dosa

Poha Sooji Dosa


Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 25

Cook Time : 20

Total Time : 45


Serves 3

  • 1 & 1/2 cups poha (flattened rice) I used brown poha

  • 1 & 1/2 cups semolina

  • 1 tbsp. oil

  • 1-2 dry red chilies, broken

  • 1 tsp. mustard seeds

  • 1/4 tsp. asafoetida

  • 1 tsp. urad dal

  • 1 tbsp. chana dal

  • 1-2 sprig curry leaves

  • 1 cup yoghurt

  • 1-2 green chilies, chopped

  • 2 tbsp. coriander leaves, chopped

  • 2 tsp. idli podi (gun powder)

  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda

  • 1/2 tsp. salt or to taste

  • 2-3 tbsp. oil to shallow fry


  • 01

    Heat oil in a pan and temper with mustard seeds and whole red chili. After it stops spluttering add the curry leaves, asafoetida, urad dal and chana dal. Saute for a few seconds.

  • 02

    Add the sooji and poha. Stir fry on a medium flame for 2-3 minutes or till you get a nice aroma. Set aside to cool down.

  • 03

    Add the yoghurt, green chilies, coriander leaves, idli podi, baking soda, asafoetida (opt), salt and 2 cups water. Mix well and set aside for 25-30 minutes.

  • 04

    Add more water to have a batter like consistency. Heat the tawa / griddle and add few drops of oil. Sprinkle some water and wait till it sizzles off. Wipe dry with a kitchen towel.

  • 05

    Pour a ladle of the dosa batter and spread it evenly into a round circle with the back of the ladle. Drizzle some oil over and around the edges of the dosa.

  • 06

    Cook on a medium flame till one side is done, before flipping it over to cook the other side. When done, transfer to a serving plate.

  • 07

    Make similar dosas with the remaining batter. Serve them hot with coconut chutney and sambar.



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