Beetroot dosa recipe – how to make beetroot dosa recipe – healthy breakfast recipes

Dosas make up for a great breakfast or mid-day snack and a favourite with Indians.  They are easy to make and quite filling as well.  If you add vegetables to the batter, it becomes all the more healthier.  Beetroot dosa is another healthy dosa made with beetroot and a different version of dosa recipe.  I feel it  is a good way to include vegetables in our day-to-day diet.  Beetroot dosa is a iron and calcium rich dosa which is not only healthy but also colourful dosa, which the kids would love to eat.  If you have the idli dosa batter ready, then it is easy and also quick to prepare these dosas.

You can also check other dosa recipes in my blog :

raw banana dosa, 

onion rava dosa,

moong dal dosa, 

bread dosa, 

brown rice dosa, 

tomato dosa.


Prep Time : 10 mins

Cook Time :  15 mins

Servings : 2 persons

Indian cuisine


Idli dosa  batter – 2 cups

Beetroot – 1 (small sized chopped roughly)

Green chillies – 2

Red chillies – 2

Ginger – 1 inch sized chopped

Cumin seeds or jeera – 1 teaspoon

Oil for cooking dosas


In a mixer grinder, add the roughly chopped beetroot, green chillies, red chillies, ginger and cumin seeds and grind to a smooth batter.  Do not add water while grinding.  Set it aside.


In a bowl, take the idli dosa batter.  Add the ground beetroot paste and mix well.


Heat a tawa on a medium flame.  Pour one ladleful of batter and spread it to a round shaped dosa.  Drizzle oil on the sides of the dosa and cook for 2 minutes.  Flip on the other side and pour oil again on the sides.  Cook till done and repeat with the remaining batter.


Serve healthy beetroot dosa hot with sambar or coconut chutney



You can also add chopped onion along with beetroot for a nice and added flavour.

Make the dosas according to the thickness desired.


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