Neer Dosa Recipe | South Indian Neer Dosa

Neer Dosa Recipe | South Indian Neer Dosa

What’s Cooking India? Its South Indian style Neer Dosa Recipe. There are various types of dosas. Masala Dosa, Rava Dosa, and also Sponge Dosa / Set Dosa. But Neer Dosa is not like other dosa.

Neer dosa doesn’t require any fermentation. Only the time it takes is to soak raw rice overnight.

Neer dosa is soft, thin and very light to eat. It is only made up of rice. The word Neer means Water in Tulu Language. So basically it means Water Dosa.

It is so light that you won’t stop yourself in one or 2 dosa. You will eat at least 4 to 5 dosas at once. Which won’t be a case in other dosas.

Ingredients for a Neer Dosa Recipe

Ingredients Measurements
Grated Coconut (Optional) ½ Cup
Dosa Rice / Sona Masoori Rice 1 Cup
Water 2 to 3 Cups
Salt According to your taste

Methods to make a Neer Dosa Recipe

Steps for making Neer Dosa Batter

Step 1: Take a medium bowl.

Step 2: Take 1 Cup Sona Masoori or Dosa rice and soak it overnight.

Step 3: In the morning, in a grinding jar, add a small amount of water with the rice and grind it. Add little water so as to grind the rice well.

Step 4: Grind it to a smooth paste and remove it in a separate bowl.

Step 5: Your batter should be watery in consistency, so add the required amount of water to the batter.

Step 6: Add salt and stir well.

Final steps to make Neer Dosa

Step 1: Take a frying pan or Non-Stick Pan.

Step 2: Apply oil to its upper surface so that the batter doesn’t stick to the Pan.

Step 3: Stir the batter once using a big ladle, pour 1 ladle of it in the center of the pan.

Step 4: Now, twirl the pan and spread the dosa to cover the whole pan. You have to be very quick for this step.

Step 5: Keep the flame on low and cover it with a lid.

Step 6: Cook the Neer dosa only for 2 to 3 minutes or until the batter is cooked.

Don’t let the base turn into brown and no need to flip the neer dosa and cook. Just cook it from one side and your dosa will be ready.

Step 7: Remove it in a separate plate and let it cool. Till the time it cools down, make your second dosa.

When your second dosa is ready, fold the previous dosa in a triangular shape and keep it aside.

Now, repeat this step with all the dosas.

Your Neer dosa is ready to be served with Coconut Chutney.

Tips for a Perfect Neer Dosa Recipe

  1. Let the neer dosa cool down. Otherwise, it will stick with each other.
  2. While grinding, add little water only to grind the rice well. You can add water after the rice is grounded properly. If water is added while grinding, your dosa won’t be formed smooth.
  3. Remember to stir the neer dosa batter every time before you make a dosa.
  4. Consistency of the neer dosa batter should be thin like milk.