Togari Bele Benne Dose with Nugge Kai Huli

 Togari Bele BenneDose ( Toovar Dhal Butter Dosa )

Toovar dhal dosa is so soft and yummy. Very nutritious. Very easy to prepare. This dose is a special recipe of my friend Priya Rao who lives in Hubli. Thanks Priya. I am very happy to share these 2 recipes with all of you.

Togari Bele Benne Dose goes well with any Chutney,  Huli or Chutney Pudi ( Chutney Podi ). Can also pack this Dose for lunch box.


Idli rice – 1 and 3/4 cups

Toovar dhal – 4 tablespoons

Channa dhal- 3 tablespoons

Thick poha – 1/4 cup

Methi seeds – 1 teaspoon

Salt to taste

Oil – to drizzle around the dose

To Season

Oil – 1 tablespoon

Mustard seeds – 1 teaspoon

Urad dhal – 1 tablespoon

Channa dhal – 1 tablespoon

Jeera – 1 teaspoon

Dry red chillies – 2 ( deseeded and chopped to small pieces )

Finely chopped green curry leaves – little

Asafoetida powder – 1/4 teaspoon

Required  quantity of butter to spread on the Dose. 


First, wash and soak the rice, dhal’s and methi seeds in enough water in a big dish for 3 hours. Cover and keep it aside. Wash the poha and  soak it in water for 3 hours. Cover the poha with a lid. Keep it aside.

Drain both the poha and he rice dhal mix. Grind it in a wet grinder to a very smooth paste. Add salt to taste. Cover and leave it aside to ferment. Once the mix has fermented, add the seasoning. Mix well. Heat a dosa pan. Make little  thick dosas. Drizzle oil all around. Cover and cook till golden. Flip the dosa and cook the other side to a golden colour. Cook the Dose on sim flame till golden. Smear butter on the dose and serve.

Chef’s Tips

1) Can also add little grated carrots and grated cabbage with little finely chopped green coriander leaves to the seasoned dose batter.

2) See to that the dose batter does not over ferment. The taste is not good.


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