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Southekayi dose

Kannada: Southekayi dose

Malayalam: Kakkarika dosa

English: Cucumber dosa


1. White rice – 1.5 cups.

2. Cucumber – 1.5 cups (finely chopped).

3. Salt – as required.


1. Soak white rice overnight.

2. Grind rice along with cucumber and required amount of salt and water.

3. Pour it on a dosa tava and spread it using spoon.

4. Add a tsp of ghee/oil and cook it for 2-3 mins by closing a lid, turn it over and cook it for another minute.

This can be had along with coconut or onion chutney. The above ingredients prepare about 10-12 dosas.


Kaayi dose


1. White rice – 2 cups

2. Grated coconut – 2 tablespoons

3. Salt – As required.


1. Soak rice overnight. Wash thoroughly and grind it along with coconut and salt.

2. Add water to the batter till it comes to the consistency of milk.

3. Now heat tava, and pour the batter ( do not spread the batter using spoon instead tilt the tava to spread it) or you can use the iron tava specially made for preparing thellavu.

4. Cook it for around 3-4 mins by closing it with a lid.

Serve it with coconut chutney. Around 8 – 10 dosas can be prepared by the above ingrdients.