Healthy recipe: Protein and vitamin-rich bread dosa

Bread dosa is an exciting and delicious variation of the much-loved South Indian dish, dosa. Here is a dosa recipe that has chana dal mixed with vitamin-rich vegetables and protein-rich curds to enhance its taste. The split black gram and curry leaves make a very healthy addition to this dish. Being low in glycemic index, black gram or chana dal, can be a very healthy dal for diabetics. The yogurt added to this dish can aid in digestion. You may also want to try this healthy soya dosa.


  • 10 white bread slices
  • 1/2 cup semolina
  • 1 tsp rice flour
  • 2 tsp yogurt (whisked)
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 2 tbsp black gram split
  • 3 curry leaves (chopped)
  • 1/2 inch ginger piece (chopped)
  • 1 medium onion (chopped)
  • Salt to taste


  • Trim the edges of the bread slices. Soak the slices in sufficient water for sometime.
  • Take semolina, rice flour, salt and sufficient water to make a thin batter. Squeeze out excess water from the soaked bread and lightly crumble with hand.
  • Add it to the batter along with whisked yogurt. Put the mixture in a mixer and blend.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds, washed urad dal, curry leaves, chopped ginger, green chillies, onion and saute. Set aside to cool.
  • Add the tempering to the batter and mix well.
  • Now heat a dosa tawa. Put some oil on it and wipe with a clean wet cloth.
  • Pour a ladleful of the batter onto tawa and spread. Pour a little oil on top and sides.
  • Cook for 2 minutes, turn and cook the other side similarly.
  • Serve hot.

Video & Image Source: Zee Khana Khazana Official Channel/YouTube

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