Cheesy South Indian Cheese Dosa Recipe

Experience the fusion of traditional South Indian dosa with a cheesy twist in this savory and satisfying Cheese Dosa recipe. This vegetarian breakfast option is perfect for a delicious start to your day.




Key points:

  • South Indian cuisine meets cheesy goodness
  • Fluffy dosa batter with a gooey cheese filling
  • Easy and delicious vegetarian breakfast option


Number of servings and serving size: Makes 4 servings, serving size 1 dosa


Preparation and cooking time: Preparation time: 15 minutes, Cooking time: 20 minutes


Cuisines categories: South Indian, Fusion


List of Equipments:

  • Dosa Tawa or Non-stick pan
  • Ladle
  • Spatula


List of ingredients with accurate measurements:

  • 1 cup dosa batter
  • 1/2 cup grated cheese
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onions
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped bell peppers (optional)
  • 1/4 tsp cumin seeds
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for cooking


Detailed Step-by-step directions:

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine dosa batter, grated cheese, chopped onions, bell peppers, cumin seeds, and salt. Mix well.
  2. Heat a dosa tawa or non-stick pan on medium heat and grease with oil.
  3. Pour a ladleful of the cheese dosa batter onto the tawa and spread it in a circular motion to form a thin dosa.
  4. Cook the dosa for 2-3 minutes until the bottom is golden brown and crispy.
  5. Flip the dosa and cook the other side for another 2 minutes.
  6. Serve hot with chutney or sambar.



Contains calcium-rich cheese, protein from dosa batter, and essential vitamins and minerals from vegetables.


Serving Tips:

Enjoy Cheese Dosa with coconut chutney or tomato chutney for added flavor.


Tips and tricks of recipe:

Add more cheese for a gooier filling or experiment with different vegetables for a twist.


Variations of recipe:

Try adding paneer or spinach to the filling for different flavors.


5 FAQs & answers based on people also search for:

  1. Can I use store-bought dosa batter for this recipe?
  2. Yes, you can use store-bought dosa batter for convenience.
  3. Can I make Cheese Dosa without onions?
  4. Yes, you can omit onions or customize the filling to your preference.
  5. Can I use different types of cheese for this recipe?
  6. Yes, feel free to use your favorite cheese or a mix of cheeses for variety.
  7. Can I make this recipe vegan?
  8. You can try using vegan cheese and skipping the regular cheese for a vegan version.
  9. Can I freeze Cheese Dosas for later use?
  10. Cheese Dosas are best enjoyed fresh, but you can freeze them and reheat them in a toaster oven or skillet.



Cheese Dosa is a delightful fusion dish that brings together the flavors of South Indian cuisine with cheesy goodness. Try this recipe for a delicious and satisfying breakfast option that will surely become a favorite in your household.