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Hotel Style Onion Rava Dosa Recipe

4.30 from 3 votes

When you run out of dosa batter at home, you can make this rava dosa for quick breakfast option. Best part of this rava dosa recipe is that  it does not need any fermentation, very easy to make dosa for breakfast.
Prep Time 4 hrs
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 4 hrs 30 mins
Recipe CategoryVegetarian
Served AsBreakfast
Servings 4


  • 2 cup of Maida
  • 1 Cup of Rava
  • 1/2 Cup of Rice Flour
  • Salt as needed
  • Water or buttermilk as required
  • 1 Inch of Ginger Grated
  • 2 Big Onion Finely Chopped
  • 1 Tsp of Cumin Jeera
  • 1 Tsp of Black Pepper
  • 2 Green Chillies
  • 1 Tsp of Oil
  • 1 Tsp of Mustard
  • 1 Tsp of Urad Dal
  • Few Curry Leaves


  • In a bowl, combine maida, rava, rice flour, salt and water.
  • Mix well everything, cover the bowl  and soak it for 6 hrs.
  • Heat a pan with oil, add mustard, urad dal and curry leaves, after it splutters, add grated ginger, chopped onion, chopped green chillies, fry well for few mins and add it to the batter, then add cumin, crushed pepper, required water to the batter and mix it. The batter should be watery.
  • Heat dosa pan, when it is smoking hot, take laddle full of batter and start pouring the batter from outside rim of tawa towards center.
  • Add 1 tsp of oil around the dosa. Larger holes will appear in this dosa, do not fill the holes, if you add extra batter to cover the holes, then your dosa won¢â‚¬â„¢t be crispy.
  • Cook the dosa on other side and drizzle some oil around dosa, wait until it turn crisp.
  • Cook the dosa on other side and drizzle some oil around dosa, wait until it turn crisp.
  • Hot, crispy onion rava roast is ready to serve with your favourite chutneys like  tiffin sambar, tomato chutney or coconut chutney

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4.30 from 3 votes

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