Masala Dosa

Masala dosa – famous South Indian break fast, rice pancake made from rice batter and black lentils. masala dosa greased with red chutney and stuffed with cooked fillings of Potato, fried onion, Peas and spices.

Preparation time

  • Prep time 9 hours
  • Cook time 15 minutes
  • Total time 9 hours 15 minutes
  • Serving 6 people
  • Course: breakfast
Masala dosa

Ingredients for Masala dosa

  • rice 250 gms
  • urad dhal 100 gms
  • fenugreek 1/4 tsp
  • cooked rice 1 tbsp
  • water 100
  • salt to taste
  • melted butter 50 ml

Ingredients for filling Masala dosa

  • potato 250 gms
  • peas 100 gms
  • refined oil 15 ml
  • urad dhal 1/2 tsp
  • mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
  • chana dhal 1/2 tsp
  • onions (slit length wise) 2 No’s
  • ginger chopped 1/2 tsp
  • green chillies chopped 1/2 tbsp
  • coriander leaves chopped 1/2 tbsp
  • turmeric 1/8 tsp
  • salt to taste
  • lime juice 1/8 tsp
  • water as require

Ingredients for Red Chutney

  • around 6 clove garlic
  • 2 red chillies
  • pinch of ginger
  • 1/2 onion
  • 2 tbsp channa dal (fried)
  • salt to taste

Preparation of Masala dosa

  • Firstly soak rice, urad dhal, Fenugreek for around 6 to 7 hours
  • Secondly wash and Drain water
  • Mix cooked rice, water, soaked rice, urad dhal and fenugreek and blend it with grinder.
  • And store the batter for complete whole night till the batter gets fermented.
  • And once the fermentation is taken place the batter quantity will increase.
  • Mix the batter with salt.
  • Once the batter is ready.
  • Do the preparation for filling.
  • Boil potatoes and peel the skin off and smash the potato using smasher.
  • Boil peas and keep aside.
  • Keep the frying pan on medium flame, add oil, mustard seeds, urad dhal, chana dhal, chilies and saute, when the dhals turns to golden brown add onion.
  • Once the onion turns its colour to golden brown add ginger, coriander leaves and turmeric, cook over slow flame.
  • Add cooked peas, smashed potato, lime juice, water and salt and cook in medium flame, till the water evaporated.
  • Remove from flame, know the filling is ready.
  • Prepare red chilli paste.
  • grind onion, garlic, ginger, fried channa dhal and salt to geather to prepare paste.
  • Heat the pan in a medium flame, pour prepared batter on to the pan and spread it in round flat shape, apply oil.
  • Apply red chilli paste on to the Masala dosa and cook till it gets golden brown colour.
  • Finally put ½ cup of prepared filling in between dosa and fold it in half circle shape and serve hot.

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