Mushti Dosa Recipe

Mushti literally means a fistful. Mushti dosa is made by adding a fistful of urad dal to rice to make it fluffy and porous. Enjoy it with chutney or pickle.


  • 250 gms rice
  • 50 gms urad dal
  • 1/4 of a coconut
  • A large fistful of poha/flattened rice
  • 1/2 tsp methi/fenugreek seeds
  • Salt

Method :

Wash and soak the rice, urad dal and methi for 4 hours. Grind the grated coconut and Poha to a fine paste. Add the rice, urad dal and methi and grind to a smooth batter. Add salt, mix and allow the batter to ferment for 8 hours. Mix well and pour a ladleful of batter on a hot tava/skillet. Drizzle with oil, cover and cook over a low flame only on one side. Serve with chutney. Recipe for chutney can be found under the category of Chutneys.

This measurement yields 28 dosas.

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