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methi dosa recipe | vendhaya dosa | menthya dosa | methi dosa recipe

easy methi dosa recipe | vendhaya dosa | menthya dosa | methi dosa recipe
Course Breakfast, dosa
Cuisine south india
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Fermentation Time 8 hours
Servings 10 Servings


  • 3 cup idli rice
  • 3 tbsp methi / fenugreek
  • water for soaking and grinding
  • 2 tsp salt


idli and dosa batter preparation:

  • firstly, in a large bowl soak 3 cup idli rice and 3 tbsp methi.
  • soak for 5 hours with enough water.
  • drain off the water and transfer to the blender or grinder.
  • blend to smooth batter adding water as required.
  • prepare slightly watery consistency batter as methi absorbs water and thickens batter.
  • ferment the batter for 8 hours or till it doubles.
  • mix the batter gently without disturbing air pockets.
  • add 2 tsp salt and mix gently. idli and dosa batter is ready.

methi idli or vendhaya idli preparation:

  • firstly, grease the idli plate with oil.
  • pour a ladleful of batter in each idli plate.
  • place the idli plate in steamer and steam for 10-15 minutes.
  • finally, enjoy methi idli with kurma or chutney.

methi dosa or vendhaya dosa preparation:

  • firstly, pour a ladleful of batter on hot tawa and spread gently forming slightly thick dosa.
  • sprinkle oil over dosa.
  • cover and cook for a minute or until the dosa is cooked completely.
  • finally, enjoy methi dosa with kurma or chutney.