Just to share with you......

Gajalakshmi is one of my friends.We became friends when we were doing BSc Mathematics (Same class).Her mom used to cook Chettinad Items very well. She used to bring different different food items .
One among them is Tomato Dosa.I don't know whether itz a chetinad item or not but I liked it. when I asked her she gave me this recipe.

Facts about Tomato

Tomato products are beneficial in aggressive cancers.Tomatoes are good for the eyes. Lycopene, the most abundant carotenoid in the blood serum, was found to be the key antioxidant that guards against ARMD ( Age-Related Macular Degeneration), a condition that may cause blindness.Tomatoes are high in Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Calcium and Potassium

Letz have this tomatoes in a different way as dosa.



1.Urad dal : 1 cup

2.Rice : 2 cups

3.Tomato : 2 (big)

4.Red chillies : 3 to 4

5.Coriander leaves


1.Soak urad dal and rice with sufficient water for 6 hours.

2.Fry the chillies in little oil and add the cut tomato pieces and fry for 5 min.

3.Grind this into smooth batter with tomato, chillies and coriander leaves adding sufficient water.

4.Add the salt and allow the batter to ferment for atleast 6 hours.

5.Heat the tava (or nonstick pan), take a big spoonful of batter and put in the center of the pan, spread evenly until you get the required size of dosa.

6.Add a spoon of oil and once it starts turning brown flip it onto the otherside.

7.After a min take it out of pan and serve hot with coconut chutney or peanut chutney.

Side dishes

Coconut chutney , Coriander chutney , Tomato onion chutney

Pudhina chutney , Peanut/groundnut chutney , Garlic chutney

Easy Sambar , Dal sambar


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