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Sorakkai adai dosai
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sorakkai adai dosai recipe

Sorakkai adai dosai is a delicious way to include bottle gourd in your breakfast, sneak it in dosa for kids who don't eat it.
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Soak time3 hours
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian, South Indian
Servings: 4 people


  • 2 cups Parboiled rice Idly rice
  • 1.5 cups Bottle gourd sorakkai, chopped
  • 4 Red chilli
  • teaspoon Asafoetida
  • Salt

To temper

  • 2 teaspoon Oil
  • ½ teaspoon Mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Urad dal
  • teaspoon Asafoetida
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves


  • Wash and soak rice for 3 hours firstly.
  • Meanwhile, peel the bottle gourd and remove the soft portion in the middle and the seeds.
  • Chop the firm part of the bottle gourd finely.
  • In a mixie, grind red chilli, asafoetida and salt first.
  • Then add rice drained from water and grind smoothly. Add water as you grind as needed.
  • Transfer to the mixing bowl and add the finely chopped bottle gourd to this and grind smoothly.
  • Mix both of this ground items well and adjust the water consistency as per your need. I had it like our idli dosa batter. Neither too thick nor thin.
  • Temper the items given under to temper table and add it to the batter, mix well.
  • Heat dosa pan and dizzle some oil, spread the batter evenly slightly thick.
  • Cook covered and flip and cook until done.


  • This dosa doesn’t need fermentation. But you can give 2-3 hours standing time.
  • Tastes good even if you ferment it.You can add finely chopped onion while tempering.
  • Cook covered to get moist soft dosa. Otherwise you may get dry white uncooked parts.