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Bottle gourd dosa
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Sorakkai dosai |Bottle gourd dosa

Easy to make Instant Bottle gourd dosa recipe
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Soaking time3 hrs
Total Time3 hrs 45 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dinner
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Dosa recipes
Servings: 12 Dosa
Author: Jeyashri suresh


  • 2 cups Bottle gourd | sorakkai cubes
  • 1 cup Idli rice
  • 2 tbsp toor dal
  • 2 tbsp chana dal
  • 7-8 Red chili
  • Salt as needed
  • 1 onion
  • Oil for making dosa


  • Wash and soak the idli rice, toor dal, chana dal, and red chili in a vessel for 3 hours
  • Grind this into a fine paste along with chopped bottle gourd.
  • Adjust water consistency. It should be like a dosa batter.
  • Add salt and 1 finely chopped onion.
  • Mix well. No need to ferment the batter.
  • If you want you can ferment for 2 hours also.
  • Heat a dosa pan and pour 1.5 ladles of sorrakai dosa batter.
  • Spread this into a thin dosa.
  • Drizzle a tsp of oil on the sides.
  • Once it is cooked on one side, flip the dosa.
  • Drizzle oil if needed.
  • Cook for few seconds and take out.
  • Crispy sorakkai dosa is ready.
  • Serve hot.
  • Repeat the same for the rest of the batter.



  1. You can add a few cloves of garlic while grinding.
    2. Bottle gourd can be replaced with white pumpkin too.
    3. The sorakkai dosa batter stays good in the fridge for 2 days.