Monday, September 26, 2011

Masala Dosa / South Indian pancakes with Aloo Filling :

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Masala Dosa:   Crepes folded over a spicy potato dish
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Today I’m sharing a widely popular Indian food  &  one of my favorite breakfast menu, Masala Dosa. This dosa is delicious as well as spicy. It is best accompanied with  Coconut Chutney Sambar.
You can make the dosa batter in advance. The  delicious filling is prepared with mashed potato, green chilly and spices. Then it is stuffed inside the golden crisp dosa and served hot.
Here goes the Quick &  Easy  recipe ..!
Ingredients:
For Sins:
·         Raw rice                        - 1 ½ cup
·         Boiled rice                     - ½ cup
·          Office gave - ½ cup
·         Fenugreek seeds           - 1 tbsp
·         Salt to taste
For Filling:
·         Potatoes                       - 2 large
·         Oil                                - 2 to 3 tbsp
·         Mustard                        - ¼ tsp
·         Cumin                           - ¼  tsp
·          Split urad dal - ½ tsp
·         Asafetida                       - a pinch
·         Curry leaves                  - 4 to 5
·         Onion                            - 1
·         Green chilly                   - 1 or 2
·         Turmeric pwd                 - ¼ tsp
·         Lemon juice                   - 1 tsp
·         Salt to taste
·         Fresh coriander leaves
Method for preparing crispy Dosa:
1.     Wash and soak rice and urad dal separately for 5 to 6 hrs.
2.     Grind to paste.
3.     Combine together. Add salt and little water to batter consistency.
4.     Leave to ferment overnight.
5.     Heat girdle or flat tawa with little ghee or oil.
6.     Take a ladle full of thin batter and spread it on the hot girdle in concentric circles.
7.     Cook the dosa covered.
8.     Flip on to other side and cook till golden and crisp.
Method for preparing spicy Masala Filling:
1.     Wash and cook potatoes till soft and tender.
2.     Peel off the skin and mash it.
3.     Heat oil in a frypan.
4.     Add mustard, cumin, split urad dal, asafetida and curry leaves.
5.     Wait to splutter.
6.     Add chopped onion slices.
7.     Fry to golden.
8.     Add green chillies slit lengthwise.
9.     Sauté for a minute.
10.  Add turmeric pwd and salt.
11.  Add mashed potatoes little water and  cook some more time.
12.  Once the masala attains thick consistency , add lemon juice combine and remove from flame.
13.  Sprinkle freshly chopped coriander leaves.
To Serve
1.     Stuff  the spicy filling masala inside the hot crisp dosa.
2.     Serve with coconut  chutney and sambar of your choice.
3.     Enjoy lipsmacking masala dosa now..:)
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81 comments:

  1. My God,masala dosa looks super tempting and appetizing Jay.That's such a cruel one..Drooling over !

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  2. OMG,am drooling over here..looks very tempting!!

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  3. goodness!! my favvvvv!!!! now u made me hungry in morning itself :( ;)

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  4. Wow. Those look so delicious and what a beautiful presentation.

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  5. Really Jay,i never think of preparing masala dosa at home.I had it only in restaurants.Now only ur post showed me preparing masala dosa is this much easy.Great JOOOOB.HATS OFF TO U.

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  6. Dosa luks so perfect, crispy and yummy. Tempting clicks.

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  7. this masala dosa is very tempting....hmmm am gonna rush to ur home nwwwwwwwwww!!!!!

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  8. They look delicious!Have a nice day,dear!
    Lenia

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  9. wow jay pls pass the plate...luks so tempting dear...

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  10. Omg, just drooling over that masala dosa, i can have anytime..

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  11. Perfect and so tasty! Pass me that platter please...


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  12. wow dosa has always been my fav..dis one luks super delicious...
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  13. Jay, you seem to be a perfect cook...the dosas look so crisp and thin...amazing post!
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  14. good recipe, there is an award for you

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  15. Awwww...yuummyyyyy Masala Dosa!!!

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  16. I appreciate your valued comments n suggestion..:)

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  17. Thanks for the award stefania..:)

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  18. I know thsi oen and make it as well!! It is simple and oh so tasty:)

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  19. Delicious masala dosa!! Just had it for breakfast today morn!!!!And yet im tempted again on seeing t=your post... :)
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  20. wow. Evergreen recipe. Who says NO to this?

    Cheers,
    Uma

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  21. mouthwatering masala dosa....yum yum

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  22. Lipsmacking crispy masala dosa..delicious

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  23. Oh, soo good...but, soo difficult to me :-(

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  24. Masala dosa is my fav. Dosa looks crispy and tempting.
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  25. Masala dosai looks so tempting...one of my favorites

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  26. Oh my, this is one of my favourites!

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  27. favourite would like a dosa anytime this looks fabulous

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  28. Love these pancakes, these looks so perfect and the texture looks pretty good!

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  29. thanks for your support n encouragement..:)

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  30. Thanks a lot Chandrani..:) Will post soon..!

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  31. THANK YOU so much for sharing this recipe Jay! Masala dosa is one of my all time favourite Indian meals! I have always wanted to try and make it at home and now I have THE recipe for it! I will surely try! Bookmarked!

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  32. We always have this for our night Sunday Meal and your recipe is tempting me so much. Can't wait for sunday for another round of this dosa.

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  33. lovely post...my fav masala dosa!

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  34. Jay tnx for the recipe for aloo filling....will be making it during the navrathri nites...

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  35. yummy dosa..looks real lip smacking,pass me Jay..

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  36. This masla dosa looks tempting, I'm already craving to have one.

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  37. Jay,
    This makes me hungry,yaar..Tempting recipe!!

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  38. This made me hungry...loved it absolutely..

    Cheers
    Muskaan

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  39. This looks so tasty! I'd love to make it soon :)

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  40. I love dosa especially with potato masala for stuffing. Yhis one looks great Jay I am bookmarking it. Nice to know you can make the batter ahead, I always make it when I use it....then it ends up for lunch!

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  41. Oh, I love pancakes, especially with different fillings like this one Yummy!

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  42. Tempting and beautiful presentation..masala dosa looks so tempting!!

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  43. Masala dosa looks perfect...pretty...too...

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  44. Hi
    Thanks for your appreciation and encouragement. I like your posts and lovely pictures. Happy Navrathri.

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  45. Wow...This looks really mouthwatering....Thanks dear for sharing the recipe...Will surely give it a try..Bookmarking rightaway..

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  46. love masala dosa..really tempting..

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  47. Looks just like in a restaurant.......I think I'll have to make this soon.

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  48. lovely recipe dear...I have been searching fora dosa recipe and my search ends here...thnx

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  49. I want to learn to make dosas.....thanks for recipe

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  50. I miss masala dosa! I have a packet of pre-mix waiting to be cooked. Yours with the potato filling looks delicious! Love the coconut chutney too!

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  51. My all time fav dosa, your clicks are making me hungry.

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  52. The masala dosa lookms so perfect and yummy Jay. I just can't get enough of your pictures :)

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  53. Tempting breakfast,looks delicious

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  54. I was drooling when I saw this post on Prat corner a few days ago and now I am drooling again - awesome idea to open the middle for masala darshan :)

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  55. Masala dosai looks perfect Jaya.

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  56. omg!Luvly homemade Masala dosa with a perfect recipe dear Jay.Dosa luks spongy and soft to accompany Poato Masala.Luvly.Thanks for sharing.

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  57. There s nothing more tempting than this platter

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  58. Lovely Jay! I love it. Your masala dosa looks wonderful.

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  59. All time favorite! Looks so so tempting now!

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  60. I have never heard of this..but I am ALL for trying new things! Looks great!

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  61. my all time fav dosa yummmm

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  64. I always wanted to try this dish, thanks for sharing!

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  70. Sorry to say this, i get better masala dosa at home. My mom is the best in preparing it. If you dont believe i will even post a pic... :P

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  71. when the cooked rice will be added?pls clarify

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