For some, South Indian food instantly means a crispy dosa doused in ghee with a masaledar filling complemented by chutneys and sambar!
Aaah, the warm stuffing wrapped in the crispiness of a thin crepe, dipped in a cold bowl of gooey coconut chutney- this is what foodgasm feels like.
I mean we know that there are so many dishes when it comes to South Indian cuisine but made with a mixture of rice and urad dal, Dosa is one of South India’s prized armour!
So to satiate your dosa cravings in Lucknow, here are 5 adipoli *awesome* places where you can binge eat dosas with generous amounts of chutney!
This is a student friendly dosa hub where you get crunchy dosas with delicious aloo and condiments! They also have other South Indian delicacies and don't let this puny kiosk throw you away. It might look a little shady but it's like chhota packet, bada dhamaka!
Anna Dosa is one of the best budget friendly dosa places ever- we're not kidding. Mostly thronged by students from Amity, this place is famous for its thick and gooey coconut chutney too.
Location: 3/359, Viraj Khand Rd, Vinamra Khand, Gomti Nagar
Cost: Rs.160 for two approximately
Timings: 10am – 10pm
Hehehe NO; we aren't sending you to Tamil Nadu to taste dosas! This is a joint here in Lucknow, located near Neelkanth and we kid you not- you should come here to gorge on some delish dosas if you're around this area. It's a little joint but has enough space to fit in 10-12 people at a time and once you dig into their dishes- there'll be no turning back!
Try out the crispy and creamy paneer masala dosa and you would thank us later!
Location: 3/111, Vivek Khand, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow
Cost: Rs.250 for two approximately
Timings: 12noon – 11pm
Ganj never leaves you hungry. This is a place with multiple options of foods and beverages but if you're craving dosas and coffee, this is where you need to head out.
Known for its buttery masala dosas and filter kaapi, Curry leaf is a place where you can relish the best of South India while sitting here in the North!
Location: Shop 3, East Block, Near Shree Hanuman Temple, Hazratganj, Lucknow
Cost: Rs.500 for two approximately
Timings: 10:30am – 11pm
This iconic eatery is famous for its Chinese delicacies but little do people know that they serve kick ass South Indian dishes too. Cloaked in an old-world charm and aromatic whiffs of mouth-watering pakwaan, Marksmen serves the best of Lucknow's nostalgia on a plate.
Try out their paneer dosa because it'll be a life changing experience on your palate.
Location: 2, Opposite Halwasiya Market, Maqbara Road, Lalbagh, Lucknow
Cost: Rs. 600 for two approximately
Timings: 9am – 10:30pm
If you're a dosa lover, Brindavan has to be on your list of the go-to places in Lucknow! Known amidst everyone for its filtered coffee and paper masala dosa, Brindavan is where your cravings will meet a tummy full of happiness.
Location: 1st Floor, 1A, Sarvan Plaza Complex, Sapru Marg, Hazratganj, Lucknow
Cost: Rs. 400 for two approximately
Timings: 11am – 11pm
So if we have tempted you enough and you're a fan of mildly spiced aloo with wafer thin golden crepes, these dosa hubs are for you.