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Chickpea – Bottle Gourd Dosa

4 from 3 votes

Chickpea - Bottle gourd dosa is a healthy and tasty breakfast in which brown rice and chickpeas are soaked over night is ground into fine paste along with grated bottle gourd and other few ingredients. Instead of preparing regular dosa or curry using chickpeas, try this interesting and delicious dosa to have a healthy meal. This nutritious dosa goes well with any varieties of chutney and sambhar. To make it more healthier, serve this with vegetable chutney.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Recipe CategoryVegetarian
Served AsBreakfast, Dinner
Servings 3


  • 1 Cup Chickpeas
  • 1/2 Cup Brown rice
  • 2 Green chillies
  • 1/2 inch Ginger piece
  • Salt
  • 1/2 Cup Bottle gourd grated + 3 Tbsp grated bottle gourd
  • Coriander leaves finely chopped
  • Water as needed


  • Soak chickpeas and brown rice overnight. Drain the water and add it to the mixie jar along with green chillies, ginger piece, 1/2 cup of grated bottle gourd and salt.
  • Grind into fine paste by adding water and transfer it to a bowl. Add the chopped coriander leaves and 3 tbsp of grated bottle gourd.
  • Mix well and add little water if required to get a batter consistency. Heat non stick tawa, take one ladle of batter and prepare like regular dosa.
  • Cook both the sides and remove from the tawa. Repeat the process for the remaining batter and serve hot. Serve with chutney and sambhar.

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Priya Satheesh
Priya Satheesh

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