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Onion Dosa



Onion Dosa is a popular variation of the south Indian pancake, with addition of onions. Rice and lentil are ground together and then fermented to form a dosa batter. The dosa is then cooked on a hot griddle, topped with onions and cooked until golden brown. It is served with chutney or sambar. Onion Dosa is a delicious and nutritious breakfast or snack option that can be enjoyed with family and friends.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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3 cups

urad dal

1 cup

onions, finely chopped


green chillies, finely chopped


Oil for cooking

Salt to taste



Step 1:

Soak the rice and urad dal in separate bowls for at least 4 hours.

Step 2:

Grind the soaked rice and urad dal separately into a fine paste.

Step 3:

Mix the two pastes together and add enough water to make a thick batter.Let it ferment overnight.

Step 4:

Add the chopped onions, green chillies and salt to the batter and mix well.

Step 5:

Heat a non-stick pan and pour a ladleful of the batter onto it.

Step 6:

Spread the batter evenly and drizzle some oil around the edges.

Step 7:

Cook the dosa on medium heat until it turns golden brown.

Step 8:

Flip the dosa and cook the other side until it is golden brown.

Step 9:

Serve the onion dosa hot with chutney or sambar.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 30683 users have chowed down on Onion Dosa a whopping 50828 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Hyderabad, Chennai, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Chandigarh are the top 5 cities gobbling up Onion Dosa like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Onion Dosa , our users are head over heels in december, but the interest cools down in january.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Onion Dosa is the food of choice for 28-30 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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