Thursday, July 30, 2009

Masala Dosa

Masala Dosa the most popular breakfast in south India. It's th King of all Dosas. I used to like the potato stuffing made in hotels but never knew how to make it. The most popular in udipi hotels. what is the best one to feature in udipi cusine.
urad dal - 1cup
rice - 2cups
poha - 1/4 cup or a fistful

potato - 1 (boiled )
onions -1(big) sliced thinly
ginger - 1 inch chopped
green chillies - 2
salt to taste


oil - 1tsp
red chillies- 1
mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
urad dal - 1tsp

chana dal - 1tbsp

asafetida - 2 pinch
turmeric - 1 pinch
curry leaves - 4 or 5


1. Heat oil in a pan, add the seasoning let them roast till they turn golden brown.

2. Now add ginger and asafetida and turmeric, green chillies ,onions. let them cook when the onions become soft add boiled potatoes don't add the water.add salt as required.
3.cook for a minute and remove from heat.

Boil potatoes in salt water.

Dosa Batter:
1. Soak all the dosa ingredients for 6 hrs.
2.In a mixer or grinder make a smooth batter. to ferment the batter let it rest for 8 hrs.
3.Now add salt to the batter.

Making dosa:

1.Take a flat bottomed pan and pour a laddle ful of batter on it and spread the batter in circles as a thin sheet.

2.Spray oil on the edges and increase the heat and let it stay till it turns golden brown.

3. Place a 4 tbsp full of Potato stuffing in the center and remove from heat.

Enjoy your Masala dosa with Peanut or coconut chutney.

I want to send this post to RCI Udupi & Manglorean Cuisine hosted by Sia.

This wonderful event which is a great platform to feature differnt culture and vast indian cuisine and treasure them is staretd by Lakshmi of veggie cuisine

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