Authentic Neer Dosa Recipe

Learn how to make traditional South Indian rice flour crepes with this step-by-step guide. Serve with coconut chutney for a delicious and healthy breakfast.




Key Points:

  • Fermented dosa batter for soft and fluffy dosas
  • Perfect for a gluten-free breakfast option
  • Easy to make with simple ingredients
  • Can be customized with tasty fillings


Number of Servings and Serving Size: Makes 10 dosas, serving size is 2 dosas per person


Preparation and Cooking Time: 8 hours for batter fermentation, 30 minutes for preparation and cooking


Cuisine Categories: South Indian, Vegetarian


List of Equipment:

  • Mixing bowl
  • Blender
  • Non-stick skillet or dosa pan
  • Ladle



  • 2 cups rice flour
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • Salt to taste
  • Water as needed


Detailed Step-by-Step Directions:

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine rice flour, coconut milk, and salt.
  2. Slowly add water and mix to form a smooth batter. Let it ferment for 8 hours.
  3. Heat a non-stick skillet and pour a ladleful of batter, spreading it into a thin circle.
  4. Cook until the edges start to curl up, then flip and cook the other side.
  5. Repeat with the remaining batter.


Nutrition Information (per serving):

  • Calories: 120
  • Fat: 3g
  • Carbohydrates: 20g
  • Protein: 2g



Neer dosa is a nutritious and gluten-free breakfast option that is rich in carbohydrates and healthy fats from coconut milk.


Serving Tips:

Serve hot with coconut chutney and your favorite dosa fillings for a satisfying breakfast.


Tips and Tricks:

  • Use a non-stick skillet for easy flipping of dosas.
  • Adjust the batter consistency by adding more water if needed.


Variations of Recipe:

Try stuffing dosas with spiced potatoes, paneer, cheese, or vegetables for a flavorful twist.


5 FAQs & Answers:

How can I make the dosa batter without coconut milk?

You can use water or buttermilk instead of coconut milk for a lighter batter.


Can I skip the fermentation process for the batter?

Fermentation helps to develop the flavor of dosas, but you can make instant dosas without fermenting the batter.


What are some popular dosa fillings?

Popular dosa fillings include masala potatoes, cheese, mushrooms, and onions.


Can I freeze the dosa batter for later use?

Yes, you can freeze the batter in portions and thaw it before cooking.


Is Neer dosa the same as regular dosa?

Neer dosa is a thinner and softer version of regular dosa, made with a different batter consistency.



Enjoy the authentic flavors of South India with this delicious Neer dosa recipe. Customize it with your favorite fillings for a tasty breakfast or brunch option.