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Jul 30, 2008

Masala dosa recipe

         Though being a southie, dosas and idlis are not a reglar feature at my place. Thats because of my laziness probably, I never bother to make the batter.But last weekend ,we decided to make dosas. So my hubby got the batter ready. I should tell the truth. He did everything while I just relaxed. We had it for our sunday lunch or brunch..whatever you call it!!! It was very delicious. This is the recipe.

Ingredients-
For dosa batter
Raw rice- 2 cups
Boiled rice- 1 cup
Whole udid dal- 1 cup
fenugreek seeds- 1tbspn
Method-
Soak rice and dal seperately along with fenugreek seeds. Rice has to be soaked for around 5 to 6 hours and dal for 2 hours. Grind the rice along with fenugreek seeds and then the dal and mix them adding salt.

For potato/aloo subji
Ingredients-
pototoes- 5 to 6 medium sized(cooked and mashed well)
Onions- 1finely chopped
Green chillies- 2 nos finely chopped
salt to taste
oil - 1tbspn
Turmeric powder- 1tsp
Method
Heat oil in a pan. Add the green chillies and then onion and fry till they get translucent. Then add turmeric powder and salt . Add the mashed potatoes and mix well.

Chutney spread
Ingredients
Onions- 1 chopped
Red chilies- 3-4
Garlic- 4 to 5
Tamarind- a small lump
Channa dal/gram dal- 1 tbspn
Oil- 2tsp

Method
Heat oil in a pan. Add the channa dal and red chillies. Stir for sometime. Add the onion and fry for sometime. Blend everything together with a little tamarind.

Heat a dosa tava. Pour the batter and spread it. Allow it to cook on one side. Then Spread the chutney on the upper side and lay the potato masala on the center.
Fold it as shown in the picture below. Serve hot with chutney and/or sambar.
masala dosa
Indeed delicious. Thanks to my hubby!!!

22 comments:

Cooking Station said...

Dose looks inviting....good one! You can make mini dosas for Laksh

notyet100 said...

nice step by step pics,..looks yum...me not good in dosa makin...:-(,..

Priti said...

Dosa looking so yummy...and from the look of it..it seems to be very crispy..gud one

Anisheetu said...

Dosa my favourite dish... Anytime anywhere!!!

Sireesha said...

Dosa looks mouthwatering and awesome..Its my favorite one......

jayasree said...

You have got crispy dosas there.I love dosas anytime.

Jayashree said...

Looks nice and crisp....

Laavanya said...

Dosas look yummy... like the chutney going in too.

easycrafts said...

Yumm...that too when you have no work to do and get such crispy tasty dosas

delhibelle said...

The dosas look perfect..I think i should also pester my hubby to try his hand at them;)

Usha said...

Dosas are one of my all time favorites :)

Cinnamon said...

Yummm.. the masala dosa looks inviting... lucky that ur hubby did all the work, and u got to enjoy the wonderful breakfast :-)

Cham said...

Good one Sowmya, all time fav looks crisp :)

Ramya's Mane Adige said...

yummm!!! Its been ages since I made masala dosa too. will go n soak some dal right away!!!

SriLekha said...

hmmmm......... dosa is looking crispy

Lavi said...

Sowmi..Chutney and potato masala tempts me a lot!!

Suma Rajesh said...

wooo..my fav breakfast item....looks fabulous...

Purva Desai said...

Sowmya!!

Thanks for dropping by....
ur saga is indeed creative :)
dosa looks really crispy....
masala dosa is my all time favourite

Nithu said...

Your masala dosa is just perfect. Nice step by step instructions. Wanna have a bite.

Shreya said...

great dosa.. looks crisp and really tasty:-)

Dhivya said...

nice step by step pictures..looks so crispy...and love ur new template too

Mala said...

Hey nice dosa...
what if we just use regular rice instead of boiled Rice?
u know here we don't get boiled rice.....
plz suggest....
Love you,
Mala

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