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Breakfast with Black Eyed Beans Pan Cakes / Alasanda Dosa

VegCookBook by Praveena
South Indian style, Healthy Power Packed Breakfast recipe which do not need any fermentation. Has step wise pics, tips and full video.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Breakfast, Dinner
Cuisine Indian, South Indian
Servings 12 dosa


  • Blender / Grinder / Mixie / Processor
  • Dosa Pan / Pan Cake griddle


  • 3 cups Black Eyed Peas / Alasanda¬† / Bobbarlu (after soaked)
  • 2 cups Water (while grinding)
  • 2 teaspoons Salt (or as per taste)
  • 4 count Dry Red Chillies (long size)
  • 1 tablespoon Jeera / Whole Cumin
  • ¬ľ cup Cooking Oil


  • 1 handful Fresh Coriander Leaves (finely chopped)
  • 1 cup Onions (finely chopped)
  • 5 count Fresh Green Chillies (finely chopped)
  • 3 tablespoons Minced Fresh Ginger
  • 4 tablespoons Grated Carrot



  • Take 2 cups of dried black eyed peas / alasanda into a deep vessel, add 3 times of water.
    Leave them on kitchen platform for 5-6 hrs, to soak.
  • Drain the soaked water, wash the black eyed peas again under running water.
    Take them into a mixer / grinder / processor.
    Pour 2 cups of water, add the salt, dry red chillies and whole cumin / jeera, grind them once again.
    Grind everything into smooth batter.
  • In the mean while, get all the veggies finely chopped / minced / grated.
    Gather everything on the kitchen platform.


  • Put a dosa pan / pan cake griddle on stove top under high flame.
    When its severly hot enough, sprinkle little water, scrub off throughtout the pan with a circular piece of onion.
    Gently pour 3 heaped table spoons of batter and spread around into a big circle.
  • Immediately, sprinkle LITTLE of all the ingredients under 'To garnish' throughout the dosa.
    Then pour 2 teaspoons of oil across the outer surrounding of the dosa.
    Let it cook for 2-3 mins.
  • Later, using a spatula, very gently try to turn the dosa to the other side.
    Let it cook this side for 1 more min.
  • Now, gently turn the dosa back, and then fold it in the middle, take it into a serving plate. Have it immediately. Done!


Please see the MAIN POST for step wise pics, tips & FULL VIDEO!
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