March 11, 2015

Gajar dose recipe | South Indian style carrot dosa

Gajar or carrot dosa recipe - What will you do if you have one or two carrots in the fridge lying idle? Use it to make dosa. It is very simple. Just soak the rice, husked split black grams and fenugreek seeds as usual. Grate carrots and add in it while grinding. Your pink colour gajar dose batter will be ready for the use. This batter doesn't need any fermentation. You can store it in the refrigerator for  two or three days. Make crispy dosa and serve hot with coconut chutney. 

gajar-dose with coconut chutney

Gajar Dose | Carrot Dosa

Prep time : 15 mins
Cook time : 30 mins
Total time : 45 mins
Recipe type : Breakfast-dosa
Cuisine : South Indian
Yield : 14 dosa
Author : Vidya Chandrahas

  • 1 cup rice
  • 1/2 cup split black grams / urad dal
  • 1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds / methi
  • 1 heaped cup  grated carrots  or 2 carrots
  • Salt as required
  • Oil as required


Gajar dose or carrot dosa recipe with step by step pictures

1.  Mix the rice, husked split black grams and fenugreek seeds together. Wash them thoroughly and soak with sufficient water for  6 - 7 hours. Drain the water and set aside.
soaked and drained rice, urad dal and  methi

2.  Grate 2 large carrots and mix with the drained rice, urad dal and methi seeds.
gajar added to the rice urad dal

3.  Put half of the rice-urad dal-methi-carot mixture in a mixer jar. Grind it to a smooth paste using required water. Grind it in two batches.
gajar, rice, urad dal in a mixer jar

4. Pour the batter in a vessel. Add salt and required amount of water to make a medium thick pouring consistency batter.
dose batter

5.  Heat a gridle and apply oil on it. Pour a ladleful of batter and spread it thin and round. Cook till the base  become light brown colour and crisp. Flip it and cook from another side for a minute.
gajar dose on griddle

6.  When done, serve gajar dose hot with coconut chutney.
gajar dose ready to serve
gajar dose in a serving plate


  1. Healthy and delicious dosas..

  2. beautiful color and looks,yummy!

  3. Delicious and healthy dosas..

  4. Healthy and yummy dosa dear!!! Love it

  5. Healthy and delicious dosa recipe...... :)


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