Dosa Mix - Different Types of Dosa Mix, Ingredients, and Benefits with Recipes

Dosas, the South Indian special, has just the right amount of crunch, softness, and flavour. It’s mostly cooked for breakfast, but it serves as a multi-purpose dish that you can have for lunch, dinner, and evening snacks. This South-Indian food has many varieties, each with unique recipes and benefits. Multi grain dosa is the new popular in the market. 

  1. You can choose from various dosa mix powders, ranging from ragi and jowar dosa to veggie ragi dosa mix. A basic dosa recipe includes fermented rice and lentils as the main ingredients and is served with Sambar or chutneys like coconut, tomato, or mint. In this post, we’ve shared different types of dosa mixes with their recipes. Let’s take a look.


Ragi Dosa

  1. Ragi dosa is healthy for people with weight loss goals and is low in fat, fibre, and protein. The fibre content in this ingredient keeps you full for hours, thus preventing unnecessary cravings. It’s also rich in calcium and other essential minerals. 

Key Ingredients

  • Ragi
  • Hing
  • Watermelon and pumpkin seeds
  • Ginger, salt, and coconut
  • Black gram dal


Step 1: Add one cup of the dosa mix powder to a bowl and mix it well with half a cup of water and curd.

Step 2: Blend the mixture well and add 1-2 teaspoons salt. Mix again and let it sit for 30-40 minutes. You can add other ingredients (if you want additional flavours), like coriander or green chillies.

Step 3: The batter goes on the hot Tawa with some oil. Flip it in a minute and serve it hot with your favourite chutney. 

Gluten-Free Lentil Dosa

  1. A gluten-free dosa powder tastes like your homemade dosa recipe. It’s light on your stomach and helps in digestion. The dosa mix powder has magnesium, protein, and essential vitamins, thus supplying all the proper nutrients to your body. The green chillies and ginger add a spicy flavour to the recipe.

Key Ingredients

  • Chana, toor, moong, and urad dal (all vital lentils)
  • Chilly and salt
  • Ginger
  • Hing and coriander leaves


Step 1: Since the pre-mix has all ingredients, you can prepare a batter using half a cup of buttermilk and one cup of the pre-mix. Mix these ingredients well until they form a thick paste.

Step 2: Heat Tawa and take a spoonful of the batter. Spread it over the Tawa in a circular pattern and add your favourite masala. Flip it a few times before serving.

Step 3: Serve this dosa with green chutney.

  1. You can also try gluten-free moong dal dosa mix.

Millet Dosa

  1. A millet dosa mix contains perfect protein, carbs, and minerals, making it a healthy and nutritious breakfast recipe for your kids. It’s made of grains and other ingredients. Using a pre-mix will help you add all the vital ingredients at once. Here’s what this instant dosa mix recipe contains.

Key Ingredients

  • Millets
  • Flour
  • Urad dal, chana dal, curry leaves, and sesame seeds


Step 1: Mix one cup of millet dosa pre-mix powder with half a cup of water. Add salt to taste and mix all ingredients well until you get a smooth paste.

Step 2: You can add extra ingredients to give it a unique flavour, like coriander powder and green chillies. Let all the ingredients mix well for 30 minutes.

Step 3: Spread the mixture using spoon evenly all over the pan, add the fillings, and flip the dosa. There you go! Your millet dosa is ready. Serve it with coconut chutney.

  1. You can also try millet instant chilla using the instant dosa mix powder or multigrain dosa. Both are equally delicious and full of exciting flavours.


You can try these three best, healthy, and highly nutritious dosa recipes at home. The pre-mix powders make the recipe easy and quick. Mix the powder with water or buttermilk and fry it in a pan like regular dosa. And your delicious homemade instant dosa is ready.