Ragi Dosa To Rooster Dosa: 5 Protein-Packed Dosa Recipes You Ought to Strive As we speak!


Crispy, wafer-thin desi-crepe, served with sambar and coconut chutney – and that’s a plate with an irresistible dosa for you! In India, people love to eat dosa. It’s light, healthy, and makes a popular meal at any time of the day. Although dosa has its roots in South Indian cuisine, the dish’s popularity today breaks barriers and extends beyond the state. Hence, you can find several dosa joints in every part of the country. Plus, you can easily whip dosa at home too. All you have to do is prepare the dough beforehand and store it in the refrigerator. You can also opt for the ready-to-use dosa mix that is easily available in the market.

Also Read: How To Make Instant Dosa Mix At Home

Although a classic dosa batter is made from rice and urad dal, you can tweak the recipe to make it healthier, yet healthier. We usually prefer using rice, ragi, jowar, or other whole grains to make our dosas. To make it interesting, don’t be afraid to include some greens or paneer or even chicken for your dosa filling. We have selected some interesting dosa recipes that are not only delicious, but also high in protein and nutritious.

Also read: Watch: How To Make Protein Jowar Dosa For Healthy Breakfast

So, for all dosa lovers, here are 5 high protein dosa recipes for you:


Pesarattu comes from Andhra Pradesh and is a dosa made with protein-rich green moong dal. You need to soak green moong dal, mix it with salt, hinge and some other ingredients and make a batter for dosa. This pesarattu recipe also includes a small amount of soaked rice to get the exact consistency and texture of dosa. Click here for the recipe.

Kuttu Ka Dosa

If you are someone trying to lose weight but can’t resist having Dosa then this Dosa recipe is just for you! Made with Kuttu Ka Atta (or Buckwheat), this Dosa recipe not only satisfies your Kuttu Ka cravings, but also adds protein and other healthy nutrients to your diet. Plus, the inclusion of rock salt, arbi, ghee, etc. makes it a perfect star of the vrat menu. Click here for the recipe.

Chicken Dosa

For all non-veggie lovers, we’ve found a dosa recipe that will curb your cravings for both chicken and dosa at the same time! Here, protein-rich chicken is cooked with curry leaves, onions, ginger-garlic paste, green chili peppers and a spice basin and instead of a simple potato filling, it is filled into a wafer-thin dosa. Try this dish and surprise your family with a unique touch. Click here for the recipe.

But Dosai

What if we tell you that you can have your favorite dosa and still maintain your high protein diet without adding chicken or mutton? Yes that’s right! Adding just a few eggs to your dosa recipe means you can enjoy your healthy high protein dosa. It’s called mutta dosai. All you have to do is take a ladle of dosa batter, spread it on a tawa, break an egg on top, and let it boil. Trust, it’s as simple as it sounds. Click here for the recipe.

Yeast of sin

Let’s admit, old grains are back in style. They are loaded with almost all essential nutrients and benefit our health in every way. One such popular option is ragi. It’s low in calories, glycemic, and loads you with a generous amount of protein. With this in mind, we offer you a Ragi-Dosa recipe that is perfect for diabetes diets, weight loss diets and much more. Click here for the recipe.

Try these high protein dosa recipes and let us know which one you liked the most. And if you have such a healthy dosa recipe, let us know in the comments section below. We would like to know about them.

About Somdatta SahaExplorer – that’s what Somdatta likes to call himself. Be it in terms of food, people, or places, all she craves is knowing the unknown. A simple Aglio Olio Pasta or Daal-Chawal and a good movie can make your day.