Dosa is a type of pancake from the Indian subcontinent, made from a fermented batter. It is somewhat similar to a crepe in appearance. Its main ingredients are rice and black gram. Dosa is a typical part of the South Indian diet and popular all over the Indian subcontinent.  Dosa is a common food referenced in Motu Patlu and is one of Inspector Chingum's favorite foods including Idli to eat although he fails to sucessfully cook it and cries at his inability to do so.