Tasty Cheese Palak Dosa RecipeVegetarian Recipes

July 09, 2019 12:44
Tasty Cheese Palak Dosa Recipe

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Cheese Palak Dosa is tasty, mouth-watering dish that you can easily prepare at your home for your loved once. This dosa is a healthy and tasty twist to the plain dosa and it is a perfect option for morning breakfast. It has a nice green color and also healthy  because of spinach ( palak) and nice flavor and taste of cheese. This dish is healthy and very nutritious and perfect for growing kid’s. Let’s follow this recipe.


  • 1 cup - roughly chopped and blanched spinach (palak)
  • 1 1/2 cups - grated processed cheese
  • 1/4 cup - roughly chopped onions
  • 1/4 cup - roughly chopped tomatoes
  • 1/2 tsp - roughly chopped ginger (adrak)
  • 1 tsp - roughly chopped garlic (lehsun)
  • 2 tsp - oil
  • 2 - pinches of turmeric powder (haldi)
  • 1/2 tsp - chili powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1 1/2 - cups dosa batter
  • 2 tbsp - melted butter for cooking

For The Dosa Batter

  • 1/2 cup - urad dal (split black lentils)
  • 1 tbsp - fenugreek (methi) seeds
  • 1 cup - raw rice (chawal)
  • 1 cup - parboiled rice (ukda chawal)
  • 2 tbsp - flattened beaten rice (jada poha)


For The Dosa Batter

  • Wash and soak the urad dal, fenugreek seeds and enough water in a deep bowl and mix it well and cover it with a lid and keep it aside to for 4 hours.
  • Wash and soak the parboiled rice, raw rice, flattened beaten rice and enough water in a deep bowl and mix it well and cover with a lid and keep aside for 4 hours.
  • Drain the urad dal and fenugreek seeds and blend to a smooth paste by using approx. 1 cup of water and transfer the mixture into a deep bowl and keep it aside.
  • Drain the par-boiled rice, raw rice, and flattened beaten rice and blend to a smooth paste by using approx. 1 cup of water.
  • Transfer the mixture into the same bowl of the urad dal batter, add the salt and mix it nicely and cover it with a lid and keep it aside to ferment in a warm place for 12 hours.

How to Proceed

  • In a blender, add spinach, onion, tomatoes, ginger and garlic and blend till smooth.
  • Heat the oil a broad, non-stick pan, add the prepared spinach mixture, turmeric powder, chili powder and salt, mix it well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes and stir occasionally and keep it aside.
  • Heat a non-stick tawa (griddle), sprinkle little water and wipe it off gently using a muslin cloth
  • Pour a ladleful of the batter on it and spread it in a circular motion to make a 175 mm. (7”) diameter thin circle
  • Bruah1 tsp butter over it and cook on medium flame till the dosa turns light brown in color.
  • Spread 2 tbsp of the prepared spinach mixture and sprinkle ¼ cup of cheese evenly over it.
  • Cook it on a medium flame for 1 minute or till the cheese melts and then fold the dosa lightly from 3 sides to form a triangle.
  • Serve it with sambar and coconut chutney.

Nutrition Info

  • Energy: Energy 168 cal
  • Protein: 19.1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 11.7 g
  • Fiber: 2.2 g
  • Fat:10.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 29.2 mg
  • Vitamin A: 3372.9 mg
  • Vitamin B1: 0.1 mg
  • Vitamin B2: 0.2 mg
  • Vitamin B3: 0.6 mg
  • Vitamin C: 18.2 mg
  • Folic Acid: 76.8 mg
  • Calcium: 210.8 mg
  • Iron:1.4 mg
  • Magnesium: 0 mg
  • Phosphorus: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 66 mg
  • Potassium: 160.3 mg
  • Zinc: 0.4 mg

By Meghna Nath

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