Maida Dosa Recipe / Maida Omlete Recipe / Plain Flour Dosa Recipe

416Maida dosa is also being called as maida omlete by many, thats because I think the texture is similar to the egg omlete.  If you are bored of eating same old Dosa’s, you must try this as they are not only easy to make but a real treat to your taste buds as it is spicy. Preparing maida dosa is instant breakfast recipe for the early morning hours when we don’t have enough time to prepare an elaborate breakfast.


  • 2 cups maida / all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup curd
  • 1 tsp of cumin seeds
  • 1 green chilli
  • 1 inch ginger
  • ¼ onion (optional)
  • 7 to 8 curry leaves
  • 2 tsp of coriander leaves
  • Salt to taste
Prep Time Cook Time Total Time Serves
10 min 20 min 30 min 7 – 8

Lets start the recipe step by step:

  1. Chop ginger, chilli, coriander leaves, onion finely and keep aside.
  2. Take the maida / all-purpose plain flour in a mixing bowl.
  3. Add ½ cup fresh curd. You can also use sour curd, if using sour curd, then add ¼ cup and add more water to get the right consistency.
  4. Add 1 cup water.
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  5. Begin to mix the batter.
  6. Stir and mix to a smooth consistency without any lumps. I have used a blender to fasten the process.
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  7. Add 1 tsp cumin seeds, salt as required, ¼ cup onions (optional), 1 tsp ginger, 1 tsp green chilies, 1 to 1.5 tbsp coriander leaves and 7 to 8 curry leaves.
  8. Stir very well again and keep aside for 10 min.
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  9. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle), sprinkle a little water on the tava (griddle) and wipe it off gently using a tissue.
  10. Pour a ladleful of the batter on it and spread little bit in a circular motion.272
  11. Add oil, if preferred.
  12. Close it with a lid and cook on medium flame.
  13. Let it fry until the base of the dosa turns golden brown and the batter on the surface should look completely cooked (in presence of steam).
  14. Then fry the dosa on the other side until it turns light brown.
  15. Serve immediately with coconut chutney.

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