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Semiya kaikari dosai

Vermicelli dosa recipe | semiya dosai 
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: South Indian
Keyword: bachelor recipes, dosa, easy breakfast, healthy breakfast, instant recipes, popular south indian recipe
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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  • 1/2 cup roasted vermicelli
  • 1/2 cup roasted rava
  • 1/4 cup rice flour
  • 1/4 cup wheat flour
  • salt to taste

To make coarse powder

  • 1 tbsp cashew
  • 1 tbsp almonds
  • 1 tbsp pistachios
  • 1 tsp peppercorns

To make a fine paste

  • 1 medium onion - chopped roughly
  • 1 small carrot - sliced
  • 1 small potato - chopped
  • 1 no green chilli
  • 1 inch ginger


  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp urad dal
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • pinch asafoetida
  • coriander leaves


  • Grind everything given under "To make coarse powder" without adding water to a coarse powder. 
  • Grind everything given under "To make a fine paste" with little water to a fine paste.
  • In a large bowl, mix semolina, vermicelli, rice flour, wheat flour, and salt. 
  • To this mix, add coarse nuts powder and vegetable paste that we have prepared. 
  • Add 1-1.5 cups water and let it sit for 30 minutes. 
  • After 30 minutes, prepare the tempering. Heat oil and crackle mustard seeds, cumin seeds, urad dal, curry leaves, and asafoetida. 
  • Add the tempering to the batter along with chopped coriander leaves
  • Mix well and add more water to bring it to rava dosa batter consistency. 
  • Prepare the dosa tawa and pour in a cup of batter wide. spread oil all over. 
  • Turn sides and cook on both sides until brown and crisp. 
  • Fold and serve!