Masala Dosa is made by stuffing a dosa with a lightly cooked filling of potatoes, fried onions and spices. It wraps the dosa around an onion and potato curry. It is a very delicious dish of South India. The batter is made of rice and lentils and so this dish is a healthy and filling dish.
Ingredients for Masala Dosa Recipe
- Dosa batter
- Potatoes – 5 (big) boiled
- Onion – 2(sliced)
- Green Peas – ½ cup
- Beet root – ½ (finely chopped)
- Carrots – ½ (finely chopped)
- Coriander leaves – ¼ cup
- Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
- Chana dal – 1 tsp
- Urud dal – 1 tsp
- Salt – to taste
- Turmeric powder – 1 tsp
- Oil – 2 tbsp
Procedure for preparing Masala Dosa Recipe
To prepare the filling masala, peel the boiled potatoes and mash them. Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds, then add the chana dal and Urud dal. Now add the onions and sautÃ© for 2 minutes. Add peas, beet root and carrot to it and cook till the vegetables are done.To this add turmeric powder and salt and sautÃ© for 2 minutes. Now add the mashed potatoes and mix well. Check seasoning and then add the coriander leaves, mix well and keep aside.
Now heat a griddle and pour a big spoonful of the batter and in circular motions spread it. Cook on both sides and then on the inner side drop a spoonful of the filling masala and roll the dosa . Remove from heat.