Oats Set dosa Recipe

Breakfasts are the most important meal of the day. Start the day with good protein, carbs and fiber rich breakfasts. In south Indian kitchen dosa, Idli, rotti are most common breakfasts which are healthy and tasty as well.
In this recipe we are making set dosa using Oats. This is Gluten free and Vegan breakfast as well.
This Oats set dosa goes well with coconut chutney or dal chutney and vegetable saagu.
Please do check other delicious dosa recipes such as masala dosa, banana dosa, khaali dosa, set dosa and many more dosa recipes CLICK HERE.
And idli recipes such as tatte idli, masala idli ,pumpkin idli and Variety idli recipes CLICK HERE
For healthy breakfast recipes CLICK HERE

NOTE: Regarding the oats as gluten free grain is controversial . Pure oats are gluten free but it does get easily contaminate with other gluten products. So it is very important to buy CERTIFIED gluten free oats .
Like any other grains / food the decision to use the oats should be on individual basis because we don’t know how your body reacts. you can read HERE about oats from the manufacturers website.
If you are allergic gluten please talk to your physician before you start this.

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Quaker oats – gluten free – BUY HERE

Tools used Here:

Lodge – cast iron tava / skillet (buy here)

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Preeti Mixer (BUY HERE)

Oats Set Dosa

Oats Set dosa Recipe

Detailed video instructions for making oats dosa please the watch the video.
Prep Time 12 hours
Total Time 12 hours
Servings 3 people


  • 1/4 cup urad dal /split black gram
  • 2 tsp methi seeds /fenugreek seeds
  • 1 gram tbsp split bengal/ kadle bele / chana dal
  • little more than 1 cup oats
  • around 3 tbsp thick poha / flattened rice / avalakki
  • ¼to 1.5 cup little more than 1oats
  • 1 tsp salt or salt to taste


  • Take urad dal /split black gram,fenugreek seeds, and split bengal gram / chana dal in a bowl.
  • Wash and add 1 cup of water. Soak it for 3 to 4 hours.
  • In a separate bowl take oats and poha/avalakki. Wash and add around 1.5 to 1 ¾ cup of water and soak it for 3 to 4 hours overnight .
  • Transfer some water from the soaked dal, grind it to a fine paste. Add this water if needed to grind. Transfer it to a big bowl
  • Now in the same jar grind the oats to a fine paste. always transfer some water into a cup and then grind. add more water if needed to get the right consistency of the batter
  • Add this to the urad dal batter, mox it well. The consistency of the batter should be little thick ( like set dosa batter) compared to regular dosa batter,
  • Cover and keep it aside for 6 to 8 hours in a warm place to ferment.
  • To the fermented batter add 1.5 tsp or salt to taste, mix it well. Now the batter is ready to make Dosa.

To make dosa:

  • Grease the tava/ skillet and heat this on a medium heat
  • Once the tava is hot pour a tsp of oil in the center, spread it. then mix the batter once again, take a ladleful of batter. Pour it in the center, do not spread the batter.
  • Cover it and cook it for a minute so
  • Then flip the dose and put some oil on top, let it cook on the other side as well
  • Now oats dosa is ready. Remove the dosa from the tava
  • Before making the next dosa, put a tsp of oil again and follow the same procedure to make another dosa