Andhra Style Kandi Attu Recipe (Toor Dal Dosa Recipe)

A soft and delicious dosa that is prepared with toor dal and wheat flour and spiced with ginger & green chillies - Serve this delicious and spicy dosa along with a sweet and spicy tomato chutney or along with milagai podi for a superb breakfast.

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Andhra Style Kandi Attu Recipe (Toor Dal Dosa Recipe)
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Andhra Style Kandi Attu Recipe (Toor Dal Dosa Recipe) is an authentic recipe that has been originated from Andhra. Dosa is one of the South Indian Breakfast dishes which is very popular among most south indians and is part of the menu of one of the days in a week.

There are different kinds of dosa that can be made from lentils, legumes and fresh herbs. This recipe of Kandi Attu is made from Toor dal and a mix of wheat flour which give a delicious dosa that goes well with any chutney.

Serve the Andhra Style Kandi Attu can be served along with Sweet and Spicy Tomato Chutney Or Idli Dosa Milagai Podi Recipe to enjoy your morning breakfast. 

If you are looking for more dosa recipes here are some:

  1. Ragi Oatmeal Dosa Recipe (Finger Millet and Oatmeal Crepes)
  2. Onion Rava Dosa Recipe (Savoury Semolina Breakfast Crepe)
  3. Oats and Coconut Dosa Recipe

Cuisine: Andhra
Course: South Indian Breakfast
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

150 M

Cooks in

25 M

Total in

175 M


4 Servings


  • 2 cups Arhar dal (Split Toor Dal)
  • 2 Green Chilli
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander (Dhania) Seeds
  • 1/2 cup Whole Wheat Flour
  • 2 teaspoon Kala jeera
  • Salt , to taste 

How to make Andhra Style Kandi Attu Recipe (Toor Dal Dosa Recipe)

  1. To begin making the Andhra Style Kandi Attu soak the dal, coriander seeds and jeera seeds in water for at least two hours.

  2. Grind the dal along with the rest of the ingredients into a smooth batter by adding little water.

  3. Transfer it to a bowl and add the wheat flour and mix. You can add some more water as well and make the batter same as the dosa batter consistency.

  4. Heat the skillet on medium heat. Pour a ladleful of batter over the skillet and spread the batter evenly using a spiral motion from inside out.

  5. Pour a teaspoon of oil or ghee around the edges and.

  6. Increase the heat and cook for couple of minutes until the bottom of the dosa starts to turn golden brown.

  7. Turn over carefully and cook the other side for a few seconds. Turn over again and then fold them into half or roll them into a cylinder.

  8. Serve the Andhra Style Kandi Attu can be served along with Sweet and Spicy Tomato Chutney or Idli Dosa Milagai Podi Recipe to enjoy your morning breakfast.