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Wheat cucumber dosa

I love dosas for breakfast. I can’t keep eating same kind of dosas over and over again. So I am in constant search for different varieties. I have tried most of the dosas that I found in different Kannada weeklies and also from TV shows. This is one such recipe that I tried and loved very much.

Usually I don’t prefer anything sweet for breakfast. But when the recipe looks so tempting, I can’t let it go without trying. Its good that I tried it, this turned out to be very delicious. Since it does not involve any planning before, it can be made in very short amount of time. This does not involve any grinding, so saves time there too. In all, this dosa was a huge hit.

Ingredients:
1 cup wheat flour
1/4 cup fresh/frozen coconut
1-2 tbl spns jaggery
1/4 cup grated cucumber
1/4 tea spn cardamom powder
Salt
Ghee
Honey

Method:
Mix together flour, coconut, jaggery, cucumber, cardamom powder and salt with enough water in a bowl. (do not grind it, just mix with a spoon to remove any lumps).
Apply ghee to hot tava and spread dosa. When the bottom side is done, turn over, spread some more ghee and fry till it is done. While serving, spread some honey on it. Serve hot (it does not taste good when cooled, so eat when very hot).

Serves : 2
Preparation time : 20mins

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{ 22 comments… add one }

  • roopa May 31, 2007, 8:18 pm

    yumm! thumba chenagide Shilpa, you keep reminding be all traditional recipes.! :)

  • roopa May 31, 2007, 8:19 pm

    where is my comment?

  • Aruna Pai May 31, 2007, 8:51 pm

    Wow, my MIL made this dosa last week and then again, since then i am hooked on to it. She did not add cardamom and jaggery. Must try it and see the difference. Picture looks lovely.

  • Gauri May 31, 2007, 9:28 pm

    Hey Shilpa, Love your website! Great recipes…remind me of home all the time :)
    You can make mindblowing ‘doddak’ with white part of the watermelon too…:)

  • zobars May 31, 2007, 11:54 pm

    Wow Shilpa, I love the look of that dosa it almost looks like gujju pudla that we make with besan. I will try this one too. I tried the eggless date cake and used the pitted dates soaked in milk but my question was do you add the 3/4 cups milk in addition to the milk that was used to soak the pitted dates, my cake came out a little drier so I was wondering about it. I did not add the 3/4 cup milk in addition of the milk for soaking ?? thanks for sharing that recipe too.

    Shilpa: No Zobars, there is no extra milk for date cake. Only the milk used for soaking is added for batter.

  • Ramya June 1, 2007, 7:29 am

    Hey, I love Cucumber dosa. I add grated cucumber to the normal dosa batter. But w/ wheat i’m sure its even better and healthier!!!! nice pic :)

  • Asha June 1, 2007, 7:33 am

    Love Godhi dose.Looks yummy Shilpa:))

  • Suganya June 1, 2007, 4:00 pm

    Oh! I love this dosa. Adding a little bit of maida to this recipe will make silky dosas.

  • Cynthia June 1, 2007, 9:08 pm

    Yeah! Glad you found something you like that is quick and easy to make.

  • One Clueless June 4, 2007, 3:20 pm

    Why does it look yellow? Did you add turmeric powder?

    Clueless :)


    Shilpa: Did you try it and get some other color?

  • PURNIMA KAMATH June 17, 2007, 1:24 am

    Shilpa,
    I made these dosas exactly as u mentioned and batter got over but demand kept coming! hubby and kids enjoyed it a lot! tku so much.

    best rgds

  • Poonam June 20, 2007, 6:39 am

    i make the similar thing.. instead of cucumber i add bananas.. adjust the sweet taste accordingly.. tastes yummy..

  • Aarthi July 7, 2007, 12:54 pm

    Hi Shilpa,
    I tried the wheatcucumber dosa for the first time today and it turned out very nice. It was a refreshing change for us. Thank you so much for sharing such a wonderful recipe :)
    cheers
    Aarthi

  • roopa April 15, 2009, 5:12 am

    i like very much shilpa. tumba ruchiyagide.

  • Divya January 23, 2010, 6:58 pm

    Hi Shilpa,
    This receipe is a super hit for me. Being preggy and hungry all the time ..such receipe are life savers.Filling, nutrition and tasty.
    thankx a ton and wish you good luck

  • smit@ May 21, 2010, 1:45 am

    Handy recipe Shilpa..
    I sometimes make instant ragi dosa in the same manner,
    mix 1 cup of ragi flour, 1 cup of wheat flour add some chopped coriander leaves,jeera powder,salt and water.

  • maya September 19, 2010, 10:48 am

    Hi Shilpa, tried this dosa today for breakfast….it’s so instant & tasty. will bookmark it, thnx!

  • Preethi June 20, 2011, 4:25 am

    Hi Shilpa.

    This is a super recipe! When i saw it, i wasnt sure how it would turn out to be. But after preparing it, it was so so tatsty. And the best part its so simple and quick! Thanks for all the wonderful receipes.Makes my everyday cooking so different and delicious!

  • swetha s September 8, 2011, 11:28 am

    wow ,super shilpa thank u for giving such a nice recipe

  • Akshatha May 11, 2012, 2:02 am

    Hi Shilpa,
    I made this today for breakfast…it looked exactly like the pic that u have posted and it tasted good too.However, the inner crust of dosa was bit sticky and pulpy…is it how it is meant to be or have i done some mistake?

  • priya July 20, 2012, 4:56 am

    lovely recipe and quick to make too..great loved it hot,just like you mentioned…thanx again !

  • Reshma April 11, 2014, 3:59 am

    I liked this recipe and once in a while I will prepare this dosa at home.
    It is really tasty and healthy breakfast with less time.
    Thank you Shilpa.

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