Traditional Indian Recipes


Dosa is a staple dish of South India. Plain dosa is a fermented batter made of rice and urad dal (black lentils).

There are various types of dosas that are prepared with various variations in the ingredients.

Today I am posting one such type of different and tasty dosa – PEANUT DOSA.

There are different methods of preparing Peanut Dosa. Today I am posting one of the methods of preparing peanut dosa using peanuts, rice and cumin seeds. Let’s go thru the process.



Peanuts (groundnuts)                   1 cup

Raw rice                                              2 cups

Jeera (cumin seeds)                       1 tbsp

Salt to taste

Oil                                                         4 tsp


Procedure for preparing Peanut Dosa:

  1. Soak separately peanuts and rice for 6 hours.
  2. Grind the rice with enough water and put into a bowl.
  3. Grind peanut using enough water and put into same bowl.
  4. In the same bowl add cumin seeds and salt and mix well. The batter should be not too thick or too thin.j
  5. Heat the tawa grease with oil lightly. Pour about 1 big spoon of the peanut dosa batter to the centre of the tawa.SAM_1229
  6. Spread the batter in circular motion from the centre towards the sides of the tawa forming a circle shape.
  7. Pour about 1 tsp of oil around the edges of the dosa and sprinkle oil on the top of the dosa.
  8. After few seconds the edges of the dosa starts to come off the tawa. Use a spatula to gently lift the dosa and flip it over. Cook the other side for a second or till it is done.

Tasty and delicious Peanut Dosa is ready. Serve it with tasty Channa Dal Chutney.





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