Monday, February 23, 2015

Masala Dosa

masala dosa

Masala dosa is an all time favourite food of South Indian Cuisine. 
Masala Dosa has world wide fans and grabbed its 49th position in Worlds's 50 most delicious foods (Source wiki)


For Dosa :
For Masala:
  • 3 Potatoes (Medium Size)
  • 2 Onions (Vertically chopped)
  • 1/2 Capsicum (Vertically chopped)
  • 1/2 Carrot (Chopped as small cubes)
  • 2 Tomatoes (Chopped finely)
  • 1 Green chilli (finely chopped)
  • 1 tbsp Ginger (Skin peeled and finely chopped)
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp Red chilli powder
  • 2 tbsp Coriander leaves (Finely chopped)
  • As per taste Salt
For Seasoning:
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds
  • A pinch Asafoetida
  • 2 tsp Channa dal
  • 2 tsp Urad dal
  • 1 tbsp Broken cashews
  • Few Curry leaves

Method for Masala:

1) Wash and clean the potatoes to remove the mud. Cut each of them into 4 pieces and pressure cook along with green peas with 1 cup water for 3-4 whistles. I have kept green peas in a separate container in the same pressure cooker to save time.

2) After it cools drain water, peel the skin of potatoes and mash it. 

4) In the meantime, heat oil in a kadai and add Mustard seeds. After it crackles add rest of the items one by one given in "For Seasoning".Fry till dals and cashews turn light brown.

5) Add Onions  and fry till golden brown. Next add Green chilli, Ginger, Capsicum, Carrot and fry again. Next add tomatoes and fry till they turn mushy.

6) Now add cooked peas and mix well. 

masala dosa
7) Add mashed potatoes, Turmeric powder, Red chilli powder & Salt, also Sprinkle few water and mix them.

8) Fry them for 2 mins and switch off the flame. Finally garnish with Coriander leaves.

Your Yummy Masala is ready.

masala dosa
Method to Make Masala Dosa:

1) Heat dosa tawa in medium flame and add few gingelly/sesame oil and spread them completely.

2) Spread dosa batter over the tawa and drizzle some oil over the sides. Close it with a lid to cook.

3) When its done remove the lid and spread a ladle full of potato masala on the half of the dosa and close it. 

Serve hot with your favourite chutneys and Sambar.

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