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20 chefs, 1500 kgs of batter and a 48-feet long record-breaking dosa
A forty eight-feet dosa was declared as the world's largest dosa by the Guinness Book of World Records today. It took 20 chefs and 1500 kgs of batter to make the enormous dosa.

TWENTY CHEFS who specialise in making dosa joined hand to make the world’s largest dosa that measured 48.25 ft and entered the Guinness Book of World Records on February 20. The whole group of chefs was led by chef Damoranan. Also known as Dhamu, he and his team broke the previous record of Vijayawada Hotel owners Association, who had made a 38.2-feet long dosa. In order to make it possible, huge burners for the dosa were manufactured and brought from Chennai while three dosa tawas, each measuring 20 ft each, were fitted. The entire set up to make the dish weighed around 4,000 kg. 1500kg of batter was required to make the record-winning dosa.

The dosa, which is a South Indian dish, was made as a part of a food festival that is taking place at the Tamukkam Ground in Madhurai. The event was done with the help of Chennai-based event management company, and with support from Madurai Hotels' Association. As reported by, the event is held in order to raise money and support government schools and orphanages.

A 61-feet dosa pan that weighed 900 kg was made and fitted to a special steel table in order to make the record breaking dosa. The organisers started using the huge pan by rolling out dosas for visitors from yesterday. According to an organiser Satish Devadoss, the final dosa that entered the Guinness Book of World Records was made when officials from the Guinness Book of World Records were present. According to the organisers, their aim is to raise Rs seven lakh and support two government schools for constructing classrooms.

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