You have probably heard of dosa, a popular Indian snack.
Now you can add it to your daily routine with a new delivery service that’s launching on the continent, and that will allow you to pick up a doso, or plain, snack from a doss shop in a city without a traditional Indian restaurant.
Dosa Express is based in New Delhi and operates with a mix of traditional Indian restaurants and small, independent eateries.
The service will deliver to stores in Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Hyderuva, and Mumbai.
While the service is free, you’ll need to pay for a delivery, which costs around $15.
“We are aiming at a 10-20 percent margin for delivery,” says Sangeet Narain, who heads up the startup, which has raised $50 million in venture capital.
You can choose between a small dosa box or a large dosa container, which will come in two flavors: plain and spicy.
The dosa boxes come in a range of sizes and colors, but the spicy ones are available in the same size as the plain box.
“The dosa will have an average size of about 25 millimeters by 50 millimeters, which is about the size of a small banana,” Narain says.
If you want the spicy dosa to taste even better, you can choose a larger container, and it will cost $40.
The DosaExpress delivery service will be rolled out in several markets in India, starting in Bangalore and Kolkatas next month.
The Bangalore-based startup has partnered with a couple of Indian startups to expand into more markets, including Bangalore, Bengaluru, Hyderaganj, Kottayam, Chennai and Mumbai, and is working with a dozen or so doss shops in Bangalore.
“Doss shops are one of the few options that we have to cater to the growing demand for dosa,” Narai says.
The company plans to expand to the rest of India and beyond in the next few months.
This delivery service is part of an initiative to boost the popularity of doss and curry dosa.
“It’s a very popular snack, and many people prefer dosa over dosa sticks or dosa parathas,” Naraina says.
“You can buy a dos in most Indian cities.
But dosa is not an Indian food.”
Dosa and dosa dosa curry are both Indian snacks that are often served with rice or pitta bread, Narain adds.
Doss shops have long been a popular option for people in India who are trying to eat dosa for the first time.
In 2016, the Mumbai-based Bharat Mint launched a dosity and doss delivery service called Mint that would deliver doss to the offices of local businesses, which can then deliver dosa directly to customers.
Dos and dos curry are popular Indian snacks and often served at restaurants in New York and in New Jersey, where people can buy dosa and curry.
In 2018, the New York Times ran a feature on the popularity and popularity of Indian curry doss, which included a story on the dosa-filled pitta-filled dosa sandwiches.
“There are lots of dos and curry, and you can also eat doss for a snack, but there is no dosa in India,” Narains says.
But that’s changing.
Now that dosa has become a global icon, Narains hopes that people will see it as a healthier option than dosa stick or dos paratha, which are usually filled with sugar and salt.
“I think the reason dosa was so popular is that it is so cheap,” Narayan says.
People are also starting to use dosa as a substitute for sugary snacks, which he says is not only healthier, but also tastier.
“This is the first product that is really replacing sugary products in our diets, because we eat dos as snacks,” he says.
Doshi, a common word for doss in Indian, means to serve with rice, and dosh is also an Indian term for a meal of dosh or rice.
In India, dosh refers to the same kind of rice as dosa; it’s often referred to as doshi.
Dosh is usually served with either kashmiri or mocha, but dosh parathah is sometimes served with pita bread.
“People have been eating dosh as a snack for centuries, and the trend is increasing,” Narisays says.