Top 5 Types of Dosa
Did you know that the “dosa” is counted among the most scrumptious foods in India? It also comes under the list of top 20 flavorsome breakfast items. Once you taste this delicious dish, you will immediately fall in love with it. Dosa is a healthy option for those looking for a unique Indian food experience. This traditional, mouth-watering and savory South Indian dish is a brilliant blend of colors, flavors, nutritional balance, taste and visual appeal. The beauty about a dosa is that it’s a versatile food. One can change the ingredients as well as the base flour from which it is made. There are so many types of dosa enjoyed by the people all over the country. Here is a list of top 5 varieties of dosa.
1. Plain Dosa
The basic and simple form of dosa, plain dosa is prepared by mixing rice, dhal and dana methi. It is not peppery, but yet tasty. It is generally rolled in a cone form and complemented with side dishes. Though simple, the taste of plain dosa is so delicious and priceless that it is very hard to stop at one.
2. Masala Dosa
Masala dosa is a completely addictive and the most common among South Indian breakfast recipes. Dosa is sprinkled with a mixture of podi (powder made of dry spices) and ghee/butter. The mixture is spread all over the dosa and served with potato masala. It’s also enjoyed with sambar and a colorful array of chutneys.
3. Paper Dosa
Paper dosa is a very thin (paper thin) and super-crunchy form of dosa which is prepared without any masala filling. It is the longest form of dosa which can serve more than one. One of the most popular breakfast recipes in restaurants, paper dosa is generally eaten plain with sambar or stuffed with spiced potato curry.
2. Onion Dosa
Onion dosa is a staple food of South India. It is one of the most ordered breakfast recipes at any restaurant. The succulent and juicy onions lend a sweet tinge, while the green chilies added to the batter gives an intense and spicy flavor to the recipe.
5. Set Dosa
Set dosa is one of the famous types of dosa from Karnataka. This spongy, soft and thick dosa is usually served in a set of 3, along with delicious saagu (vegetable curry) and chutney. It’s one of the balanced and stomach filling meals that can be eaten for breakfast, lunch or snacks time.