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Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Masala Dosa

















Cooking Time Required: 30 mins

Ingredients:
For the dosa batter: Rice ( 2 cups ), urad dal ( split and dehusked, 1 cup ), methi ( 1 tsp ), salt to taste.

For the Alu masala:

  • Boiled Potatoes ( 3 large )
  • onion ( 1 large )
  • green peas ( 1/2 cup)
  • garlic flakes ( 7-8 nos )
  • ginger ( 1 inch )
  • garam masala powder ( 1/3 tsp ),
  • kasuri methi ( 1 tsp )
  • chilli powder ( 1/2 tsp )
  • chopped coriander leaves ( 2 tbs )
  • 2 tsp oil
  • salt to taste


Garnishing -


  • 1/2 cup grated carrot
  • 1/2 cup grated coconut
  • 4 tsp chopped cilantro
  • oil/butter for cooking the dosa



Preparation: Soak the rice and urad dal for 5-6 hours. Add the fenugreek seeds and
grind into a smooth paste without adding too much water. Leave overnight.

Chop the onion into small pieces. Peel the potatoes and mash them.

The garlic and ginger needs to be crushed into a not so fine paste.

Cooking: Heat the oil in a pan. Add crushed garlic, ginger and half of the chopped onion. Fry till onion turns translucent. Add green peas and sprinkle a little salt. Fry till the peas are half-cooked.

Add the powdered masalas. Fry for 1 min. Add the potato along with salt to taste. Stir and mix throughly. Cook for another 5 mins. Add kasuri methi and chopped coriander leaves.


















Heat a dosa tawa. Sprinkle a little oil. Rub with a cloth to spread the oil and absorb any excess.

Take 3/4th cup of batter and spread into a thin layer. Drizzle a few drops of oil on
all sides. Add the potato and vegetable mixture in the middle. Sprinkle a little
chopped onion, carrot, coconut and coriander. Allow the dosa to cook till light brown .

















Fold the dosa and close it. Serve hot.

18 comments:

  1. Very delicious and wholesome looking dosa. Excellent preparation.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  2. Dosa looks so inviting... Loved the filling...

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  3. such well made...I wish I could have mastered this art of making perfectly round crisp dosa.

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  4. my fav dear..Looks delcious and I fell like grabbing it rt away

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  5. Looks yummy...my fav...can have it anytime..

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  6. this looks n delicious..any leftovers pls.?..Yummo
    Following u..Hope u peek into my space too.
    Sanyukta
    http://creativesanyukta.blogspot.com/

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  7. You made it very perfectly. Love your recipe. I never tried masala dosa at home. Y can't i give a try now?

    Cheers,
    Uma
    http://umaskitchenexperiments.blogspot.com

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  8. Slurp..drooling here.Its so yummy..

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  9. Thank you all dears for the lovely comments!!!

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  10. Wowie!! My all time favorite snack! Light, crispy and crunchy... Its a delight, I will eat a dosa this week for sure!!!
    Have a fabulous sunday:)

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  11. Wonderful Recipe. Pretty much ideal .. Thanks for sharing...
    Restaurant in North Campus

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  12. Looks yummy! One doubt I have. Have you not added turmeric powder while preparing the masala?

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  13. Looks yummy! I have a doubt. Don't we need to add turmeric powder while preparing the masala?

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    1. Oops..my bad ! Missed to mention it. Just add a pinch while adding the potatoes and salt to the masala. :)

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