Tuesday, 17 November 2009

Masala Dosa

For Dosa:
Urad lentil 1 cup
Rice 2 cup
Methi (Fenugreek)seed 1tsp
split Gram lentil 2tsp
salt to taste(around 1 1/2 tsp)
Oil or ghee 5tsp
Chutney powder 5-6 tsp(to know more about chutney powder check the recipe of CHUTNEY POWDER)

For Masala:

3-4 Potato (Boiled and peeled)
4-5 Onion (Vertical slices)
5-6 Green chilly(or as per taste)(chopped)
Curry leaves 6-7
Chopped Coriander leaves 2tsp(optional)
Split gram lentil 2tsp
Oil 2tsp
Mustard seed 1tsp
Turmeric 1/2 tsp
salt to taste
gharm masala 1tsp(optional)
lemon juice 1tsp
sugar 1/2 tsp

Soak the above ingredients(which is mentioned under heading dosa)(except salt) for about 7-8 hours or overnight blend and make batter,keep this in a room temperature overnight(cover the bottom with a lid). Then add the salt and mix well(If required add water while mixing).Now the batter is ready.

Mash the potato roughly in to lumps with hand or cut in to 1/2" cubes.Heat the oil in a pan add spilt gram lentil,fry 2mins,then add mustered once it start splutters add green chilly and curry leaves,after 2mins add turmeric and saute,then add onion,stir until onion turns brownish,then add mashed potatoand mix well.Finally add salt,sugar,lemon juice and garam masala powder,chopped corionder and mix properly.turn of the heat after 2mins...the masala is also ready.

To prepare Masala Dosa:
Heat the pan(which is used to make pan cake)use medium heat and rub the cooking oil in to pan to grease(by useing spoon or paper towel).Fill the ladle with 3/4 of dosa batter and gently pour onto the center of the pan,and spread clock wise roughly about 8" diameter,sprinkle 1/2 tsp of chutney powder on top of the dosa and cover with lid for 2-3 mins. Once the bottom of the dosa turns slight brownish open the lid and drizzle oil(or ghee can be used for more taste) around the dosa,spread the masala on the middle of the dosa.Now fold the dosa sandwiching the potato masala in the middle......And then the spicy masala dosa is ready to serve,,or to eat...can be served with coconut chutney..


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