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dosa Line breaks: dosa
Pronunciation: /ˈdəʊsə/

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Definition of dosa in English:

noun (plural dosas or dosai ˈdəʊsʌɪ)

(In southern Indian cooking) a pancake made from rice flour and ground pulses, typically served with a spiced vegetable filling: I feel like eating a masala dosa
More example sentences
  • To get them to overcome their suspicions we had to re-brand various local foods under familiar labels, presenting the dosai as pizza or pancakes and the buffalo curd as yoghurt.
  • There are vegetable springrolls, sandwiches, burgers, dosas and milk shakes to make it a sumptuous eat for all.
  • Ragi flour is made into the leavened pancakes called dosa and the thinner, unleavened roti.


From Tamil tōcai.

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