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Masala Dosa (மசாலா தோசை, మసాల దోస, मसाला दोसा)


Masala Dosa (மசாலா தோசை, మసాల దోస, मसाला दोसा) is one of the most popular among the South Indian recipes. It is a typical South Indian dish, eaten mostly for breakfast and is rich in carbohydrates and protein.

Religion Dish : Tamil Nadu;  Andhra; Karnataka; South India and North India.

Cuisine Style : Tamil Nadu | Cooking Time 20 minutes | Taken With Potato curry | Type Breakfast  | Shelf Life :1 day |Quantity: 6 Servings.

Appx. Nutritional values : calculated for 1 serving ( 2 nos)

Calories (510 K cal), Carbohydrates (65 g), Protein (8.5 g), Fat (1 g).

Ingredients to serve :

For Dosa:

  • Rice 1 1/2cup
  • Black gram/Urad dal 1/2cup
  • Thick poha/Aval 1 handful
  • Fenugreek seeds 1/4 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for frying

For Potato Masala:

  • Potatoes 2nos (big)
  • Onions 1no (medium,finely,chopped)
  • Green Chillies 4nos or according to ur spice level (finely chopped)
  • Cashew nuts 2tbs (broken)
  • Mustard seeds 1/2tsp
  • Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
  • Cilantro for garnishing
  • Curry leaves Few
  • Salt to taste

Method :

  1. Pressure cook or microwave the potatoes and mash them.
  2. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds. When they splutter, add broken cashews, curry leaves and fry for a minute.
  3. Add green chillies and chopped onions. Saute till the onions turn golden brown and now add turmeric powder and mix it well.
  4. Now add the mashed potatoes and 1/4 a cup of water.
  5. Add salt to taste. When it comes to a boil cover and cook it on a low flame for about 10 minutes.
  6. Finally turn off the heat and garnish with chopped cilantro.

Preparation for Masala Dosa :

  1. Heat a flat tava/griddle and grease it with a teaspoon of oil.
  2. Pour a ladle full of Dosa Batter and prepare the dosas as thin as possible. Fry on one side only with enough oil till crisp.
  3. Keep a tablespoon of potato masala on the one side of dosa.
  4. Fold the dosa over it.
  5. Serve hot with Coconut Chutney or Sambar.

Other variants / Cuisine Style : None.

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