Neer Dosa Recipe, How to make Neer Dosa Recipe | Thin Rice Crepes or Dosas
Recipe type: Side, Breakfast
RecipeCuisine: Indian, Manglorean
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Serves: 6-7
Easy Neer Dosa Recipe - Crepes made from thin watery rice batter.
recipeIngredient (used american measuring cup, 1 cup = 250 ml)
  • 1 cup rice sonamasuri or boiled rice or surti kolam or parimal rice
  • 2 tbsp fresh grated coconut
  • 2 - 2.5 cups water or as required
  • salt as per taste
How to make the recipe?
  1. Soak the rice with enough water covering them for 5-6 hrs or over-night.
  2. Next day discard the water and grind the rice with fresh chopped or grated coconut.
  3. Grind for 30 secs without water then add ½ cup water. Keep grinding in batches until you get a smooth mixture out of it. Ensure the batter is smooth.
  4. If your grinder is heating up then switch off and grind again after some time. Remove the mixture in the desired vessel.
  5. Add salt, about 1 cup of water and mix nicely. The mixture shouldn't be thick and should slightly coat the back of your spoon. If its thicker then add little water. Best would be to do a check before you make the actual dosas.
  6. Heat your non stick pan on high heat for a minute then pour little batter at the center of the pan. The batter should spread on it's own and should form lacey patterns with little holes in it. If it doesn't spread or has lacey effect that means there is something wrong with the batter. So check the batter consistency and also the pan is required to be very hot else you won't get the lacey dosas.
  7. Once your pour the batter just drizzle few drops of oil around. Ensure you do not put too much batter else the dosas would turn out thick. If the holes in the dosas appear to be big just fill with few drops of batter.
  8. Now cover the the dosa with a lid and allow to cook on slow gas.
  9. Once its cooked just make a semi circle then into a triangle with your hand or spatula.
  10. Repeat the same with the rest of batter. If the batter is more then reserve for the next day.
  11. Serve your neer dosas hot with chutney, sambar, curries or kurma.
1. Preferably use a non stick pan.
2. Before pouring the batter ensure the pan is nicely heated. After pouring the batter reduce the flame. This is the trick for best neer dosas.
3. After making 2-3 dosas just take a thick paper napkin and keep wiping your pan.
4. Drizzle some oil after pouring the neer dosa batter.
5. Cover and cook this would fasten the process of making neer dosas.
6. While you pour the batter it has to spread on it's own and give you the lacey effect. If not then check the batter consistency or the temperature of your pan.
7. There is no need to ferment this batter.
8. You could double the quantity for more servings.
Recipe by Flavors of Mumbai at