Chana Dosa: Crispy With Aromatic Taste

The crispy chana dosa combines the goodness of black chana with its crisp texture. This dosa is packed with protein and iron, so it makes an ideal breakfast dish, with some spicy chutney or sambar to complement it. It is prepared by soaking black chickpeas for 10 hours and raw rice for 3 hours and grinding the ingredients into a fine batter. As soon as the batter is prepared, you can simply pour it onto a hot Tawa and enjoy a crispy dosa right away. In order to give the dosa an uthappam feel, you can top it with chopped onions, ginger, and coriander leaves. The flavours of these toppings will combine well with the dosa, making it a delicious and aromatic dish.

In the morning, if you need a protein-packed breakfast, this dosa will satisfy you. The dosa will keep you full for a long time and you will enjoy every bite of this crispy dosa. It is lightly spicy and tasty because of the spices it contains. It has a beautiful texture and colour, which makes it more appealing. In order to make the dosa, you only need minimal ingredients and once it has been soaked, you can just grind the dosa with spices. You can even make this for dinner if you don't want to eat your usual roti or rice. You just need chutney and sambar for this meal and you're good to go.


  • 2 cups - Black Chickpeas (soak for 10 hours)
  • 1⁄2 cup - Raw Rice (soak for 3 hours)
  • 3 - Dry Red Chillies
  • 1⁄2 tsp - Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tsp - Coriander Seeds
  • 2-inch size - Tamarind
  • 1⁄4 tsp - Turmeric Powder
  • 1 cup - Finely Chopped Onion
  • 2 tbsp - Finely Chopped Ginger
  • 1⁄2 cup - Chopped Coriander Leaves
  • 5 tsp - Ghee
  • Salt according to your preferred taste


  • In a grinding jar take 2 cups black chickpeas (soaked for 10 hours), half cup raw rice (soaked for 3 hours), 1 onion, 3 dry red chillies, cumin seeds, coriander seed, tamarind, turmeric powder, salt with the required amount of water and grind it into a fine batter
  • Place the batter in a container and add water to the batter to alter the consistency
  • Spread the batter evenly on a hot Tawa after heating it
  • Garnish chopped coriander leaves, finely minced ginger and chopped onions on top, gently press with a spatula
  • Now add 1 tsp of ghee to the top
  • Cook the dosa till it becomes crisp
  • Fold/Roll in the middle and serve it with spicy chutney on the side

Making Chana Dosa is really easy and simple with this recipe. You can also have a Chana Dosa for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. So, don't delay any longer and make this delicious Chana Dosa recipe at home for you and your family to enjoy.