Sorakai Dosai

Soraka Dosai

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There are different dosai available; Other-than the traditional & aunthetic regular dosai (Urad Dal + Rice), its also called as adai. The below is one among them. Rice grinded with Bottle Gourd, gives a yummy taste. Just give a try, if not yet!!! (Bottle Gourd in other languages is called as Sorakai, Soraka, Sorakaya, Lauki, Doodhi, Opo Squash, long melon, Calabash or Cucuzzi)

Servings: 4 Persons


For Batter:

– Bottle Gourd – 2cups (Skins Peeled & Grated)

– Idly Rice or Raw Rice – 1cup (Clean & Soak in water for a hour)

– Green Chilli – 3nos

– Salt – to taste

For Seasoning:

– Curry leaves – 2 sprigs

– Coriander leaves – 2 sprigs (chopped)

– Jeera – 1tsp

– Asafoetida – 2 pinches

– Oil – to fry


Batter: Grind Rice, Bottle gourd & chilli – to paste, like dosa batter. Add salt.

Seasoning: Heat 2tsp oil in a pan, add jeera, curry leaves, asafoetida, saute well, add it to the batter, Mix well with coriander leaves.

Mix the batter well, if the batter is thick, slightly add water & mix.

Heat the Dosai Griddle/Pan.

Greece the dosai pan with oil.

Pour 1 scoop of batter on the pan, and flatten it to a thin layer, avoid lumps.

Sprinkle Ghee or Oil, on the dosai.

Turn it around and reduce the flame.

When Crisp, remove from the pan.


Dole out hot Yummy Crispy Sorakai Dosai with Sambar / Chutney / Kurma / Gun Powder.

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