Kuzhappu Dosai

Kizhappu Dosai (image is suggestive. actual appearance may differ)

Kizhappu Dosai (image is suggestive. actual appearance may differ)

This dish is popular in many temples in the Northern districts of Tamilnadu and in Tirupati as well. It is a special prasadam in the Tirupati temple on all thirty days of the month of Margazhi.

Puzhungal Arisi Boiled Rice 4 cups
Ulutham ParuPPu Black gram 1 to 1.25 cups
Chukku Dried ginger few pieces
Milagu Black pepper 3 tsp
Jeeragam Jeera 2 tsp
Uppu salt to taste
Perungayam Asafoetida a pinch
Vellam Jaggery 2 cups
Elakkai Cardamum powdered
Nallennai Gingelly oil for frying


Make dosa batter, by wet-grinding rice and black gram dhal (not too finely).

Powder dried ginger, pepper, jeera and asafoetida and add to batter, and mix well. Add salt.

Make dosas about 10 inches in diameter and half an inch in thickness.

Take half a cup of water in a pan, warm it, add jaggery, let it dissolve. Mix until it forms a light syrup. Remove from fire. Add cardomum powder.

Make a dosa on the dosa-pan; when nearly done, pour syrup over the dosa, keep another dosa over this and pour syrup again. Stack upto ten dosas
one over the other, with the syrup in between.

Tasty Kuzhappu Dosas are now ready.



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here