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Moongdal dosa with mysore bhaji

Mysore Moong dal dosa is a thin and crispy dosa prepared with soaked moong dal and street-style Mysore bhaji. Mysore bhaji is flavored with pavbhaji masala and its taste is different than south Indian style potato bhaji. With little planning, This instant dosa is an ideal alternative to the traditional dosa recipe which can be made in less than 30 minutes. Do try this easy recipe of protein-rich instant moong dal dosa and street style mysore bhaji.

The key to making crispy moong dal dosa with mysore bhaji at home are:
  • Dosa batter should be thick and pouring consistency. So add water into batches to grind soaked dal.
  • soak and blend moong dal really smooth, else it will be difficult to prepare dosa.
  • Street style spicy mysore bhaji tastes great with dosa but you can also add aloo bhaji stuffing or paneer stuffing instead of it.
  • Decrease dosa tawa temperature while spreading dosa and cook it on a medium flame for a crispy texture.
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Moongdal dosa with mysore bhaji

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Nehas Cook Book
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Breakfast, Street food
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 servings


For moong dal dosa batter

  • 1 cup moong dal
  • 2 green chilli
  • 1 inch ginger
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ cup or 100 ml water

For mysore bhaji

  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 medium size finely chopped onion
  • ½ cup chopped capsicum
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp pavbhaji masala
  • 2 chopped tomatoes
  • Salt to taste
  • Potato bhaji
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • Some coriander leaves
  • Serve with butter

For moong dal dosa

  • Dosa batter
  • Butter
  • Chaat masala
  • Red chilli powder
  • Some coriander leaves


Making moong dal dosa batter

  • In a mixture jar, add soaked moong dal, green chilli, ginger, salt, and some water.
  • Grind it into a smooth batter.
  • Keep it aside.

Making maysore bhaji

  • In a pan, add oil, ginger-garlic paste, and onion. Sauté till onion is translucent.
  • Add chopped capsicum and cook it to become slightly soft.
  • Now add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, and pavbhaji masala. Mix well.
  • Add chopped tomatoes and salt. Cook tomatoes till they become soft and mashy.
  • Then add potato bhaji (please refer to recipe video) and some water. Mix well and mash bhaji with a masher.
  • Lastly add lemon juice, coriander leaves, and some butter. Mix well.
  • Spicy and tasty mysore bhaji is ready.

Making moong dal dosa

  • Now heat, tawa and grease it with oil. Spread dosa batter with a ladle.
  • Spread some butter and sprinkle some chaat masala, red chilli powder, and coriander leaves.
  • On medium flame cook dosa till it becomes crispy. Serve dosa with mysore bhaji, sambhar, and chutney.


  • mash bhaji with masher so everything is well combined.
  • lower the temperature of tawa before you spreading the dosa.
  • for crispy texture, cook dosa on medium flame.


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