Carrot Thosai (Dosa)

Carrot Thosai/Dosa with fish curry

The batter

A healthy wholesome breakfast – a great way to start the day!

Herewith is the recipe:

A. Ingredients for the original batter:
– 1 cup brown rice
– 1/2 cup Ulunthu (black gram dhal)
– 2 tbsp avval (rice flakes)
– 1 tbsp cooked brown rice
– Salt to taste

B. Ingredients to be added to the batter the next morning:
– 2 carrots (finely grated or blended)
– 2 pip garlic
– 1 red chili
(Blend the garlic and chili to form a paste and add to the finely grated/blended carrot mixture).


1. Soak the brown rice and black gram dhal together for 4-5 hours.
2. Soak rice flakes for 10 minutes, separately.

3. After soaking, wash the soaked brown rice and black gram dhal a few times and drain the water.
4. Place all the 3 ingredients in the blender with 1 tbsp of cooked brown rice. Add water until it is about 1-inch above the ingredients.

5. Add salt to taste.
6. Blend until the batter is fine and smooth.
7. Leave the batter overnight to ferment.
8. Next morning, add the carrot mixture in Step B to the fermented batter and mix well.
9. Fry the thosai on a flat pan.
10. Savor it to the last bit!

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3 Responses to Carrot Thosai (Dosa)

  1. Anonymous says:

    Very rajin lah u ,I should try this also, variety for vegetarians. U didlah ?mages

  2. AGAPE says:

    Yes da, made it this morning – it's my favorite! I love to eat it with tomato chutney – delicious.

  3. Anonymous says:

    You are Great geeta, I always have fear in making thosey coz most of the time macam tak jadi. May be I can use some useful tips in making a delightful thosey based on your receipe. You can open cooking class. I wana join! mages.

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