Rava Dosa/ Instant rava dosa

Rava dosa is one of the instant dosas one can make. One need not plan it previous day which is a plus point😊 Rava dosa is one of most loved South Indian breakfasts and it can be served with choice of chutney or chutney powder.

The chopped greens and onions give a nice flavor to this dosa along with the basic spices used. These flavors make the dosa really interesting one to eat.

Let read & try the recipe now.

Rava Dosa

Preparation time: 20-30 mins (total)

Cooking time – 30-40 mins

Serves: Around 18 Dosas


Chiroti rava / fine semolina /fine Suji - 1 cup

Rice flour - ½ cup

Maida / all-purpose flour - ½ cup

Curds / yogurt – ¼ cup

Salt - 1 tsp / as per taste

Green chilli- 1 or 2 (finely chopped)

Ginger - ½  inch  grated

Black pepper (roughly crushed) - 10

Cumin / jeera – 1 tsp

Curry leaves, finely chopped – 2 sprigs

Coriander leaves, finely chopped – 2 tsp

Onions, finely chopped - 1

Water - about 3 cups

Oil/ Ghee – To cook dosa



  • In a wide mixing bowl take rava, rice flour and maida.
  • If you are using bansi sooji or uppittu rava (not fine), wash & soak in water for 5-10 minutes and grind using a mixer jar just 1-2 rounds. Don't overdo it. Then add rice flour & maida.
  • Add curds, salt and about 2 cups of water.
  • Combine/ mix everything well using a hand whisk. Make sure there are no lumps.
  • Add finely chopped chillis, grated ginger, crushed pepper,  cumin, chopped curry leavesand chopped coriander and chopped onion to the  batter.
  • Add more water and prepare a watery consistency batter. It should be runny.
  • Set the batter aside for 10-15 minutes to allow rava to absorb water.
  • After 15 minutes, mix the batter well and add some water to make the  batter consistency thinner.
  • Now heat the iron griddle/ tava.
  • Apply oil/ghee on hot tava.
  • Carefully pour the dosa batter over very hot tawa like neer dosa.
  • Cook the dosa on medium flame until the dosa turns golden.
  • Drizzle little ghee on top of the dosa and serve hot dosa with your choice of chutney.
Instant rava dosa