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Ulli Karam Dosa

Updated: Sep 22, 2020

Red, Hot, Spicy!!

Ulli karam dosa a perfect way to start your day!! It is made with super delicious Ulli karam/Onion chutney which enhances your taste buds. If you are fond of Dosa's and spicy food, then this recipe is perfect for you.


For Dosa

  • 1 cup Urad dal

  • 1.5 cup Rice

  • 1/4 cup Poha/Atukulu

  • Salt as needed

  • Oil for making Dosa's

For Ulli Karam

  • 1 cup Onions, sliced

  • 3-4 Garlic Cloves, peeled

  • 2 tbsp Tamarind paste

  • 4-5 Dried Red chilies

  • Salt to taste

  • 1 tbsp Oil

To make Dosa Batter

  • Wash and soak urad dal, rice and poha in water for 5 to 6 hours.

  • Drain the urad dal, rice and poha. Add them to a blender and blend into a smooth paste by adding little water and salt as needed.

  • Transfer the batter into a air tight container and keep the container in a warm place overnight or for 6 to 8 hours to ferment.

To make Ulli karam

  • Heat oil in a pan, add onions, red chilies, garlic cloves and saute for 5-6 minutes.

  • Let it cool down a little bit.

  • Blend the sauteed mixture along with salt and tamarind paste to a fine paste.

To make Ulli karam dosa

  • In a heated tawa/pan/griddle, pour a ladle of dosa batter and spread it in a circular motion to form a thin dosa.

  • Take 2 tbsp of Ulli karam and spread evenly on the dosa.

  • Drizzle 1/2 tsp of Oil around dosa and cook till the dosa turns brown in color and crisp.

  • Do not flip the dosa. Just fold the dosa and serve hot with Peanut Chutney.

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