Lauki Dosa(anapakaya dosa)

For the batter

  • Rice - 2 Cups
  • Lauki(bottle gourd)-medium size,1
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil


  • Soak rice overnight or atleast for six hrs in water.
  • Peel out the lauki and cut into small pieces.
  • Grind the soaked rice and the sliced lauki pieces to a smooth paste.
  • Mix together, add salt and little water to make batter.
  • Heat pan or griddle with little ghee or oil.
  • Spread the mix on pan in circular motion to make thin Dosa.
  • Cook on both the sides, if desired.
  • Serve hot with coconut Chutney.
Coconut chutney


  • 2 cups of fresh coconut, shredded
  • 10 dry red chillies
  • 1 spring curry leaves(karipatha)
  • A large pinch of hing (asoefetida)
  • 1/2 tsp methi(fenugreek) seeds(menthi)
  • 2 tsp urad dal(minappappu)
  • 2 tsp channa dal(senaga pappu)
  • Salt to taste


  • Heat some oil and add the dals, curry leaves, hing, methi and red chillies.
  • Fry till done.
  • Add this to the coconut and blend into a smooth paste.
  • Add salt to taste.
  • Goes well with dosas & idli too..

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