Tomato Dosa Recipe / Thakkali Dosai/No Fermentation Instant Dosa

thakkali dosai recipe

Instant Tomato Dosa or Thakkali Dosai is tangy mild spicy crispy delicious dosa which needs no fermentation. Although i love the traditional way of making fermented  idli dosa I must confess  I enjoy these quick and hassle free instant breakfast recipes and have shared few in the blog like rawa idli and  poha idli being the most viewed tried and tested breakfast post till now .This recipe which i am sharing today is quick easy and so delicious It is tangy flavourful so all you need it is just coconut chutney to pair and a cup of coffee or chai .
instant tomato dosa recipe,tomato dosai recipe

Thakkali or tomato dosa is not only  easy to make but looks and taste so yummy as well .The tomato and spices adds  lovely colour and taste you don't need sambar with this a simple coconut or coriander chutney is enough to pair with .If you are bored with regular dosa and you are looking for something delicious yet easy and kid friendly recipe then look no further  go and try this today.I bet it will be a regular breakfast menu.
There are various versions to this I have been following this recipe since  quite a few years now shared by my friend  its a keeper for sure
no fermentation tomato dosa

1 1/2 cup raw rice
1/4 cup urad dal
1/2 cup poha
2  tbsp tur dal
3 medium tomatoes
2 to 3 dry  red chillies
1 onion or 4 to 5 shallots
1 tsp cumin seeds
3 to 4 peppercorns

no fermentation dosai recipe,no fermentation tomato dosa


  • Soak the rice and urad dal ,dal seperately for 3 to 4 hours
  • Soak poha for 10 minutes
  • Grind poha urad dal rice and dal together to smooth batter and set aside in a container.

  • Grind tomatoes chillies cumin shallots/onion,  pepper to a paste
  • now mix the tomato paste to the batter add salt and mix well.
  • heat a griddle/non stick pan and pour the batter and spread with a ladle like we do for normal dosa.

  • drizzle oil /ghee from sides
  • Cook over medium flame.
  • serve dosa with coconut chutney.

I have used 3/4 th cup idli rice and 3/4 cup boiled /ukda rice
You can add more chillies if you prefer more spicy dosas this was just perfect.

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