Masala Dosa

27 Nov

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Ingredients:

Urad Dal 1 cup
Rice 2 1/2- 3 cups
Salt to taste
Oil as required

Potato Filling

Method of preparation:

Soak rice and urad dal separately in water for 4-6 hrs.
Grind rice and urad dal into smooth paste adding water if needed.
Mix both rice and urad dal pastes to form dosa batter.
Leave the dosa batter overnight to ferment.

To the above fermented batter, add salt and water if required to obtain the consistency which is not too thick or thin.
Heat a griddle on high flame, spread a tsp of oil to cover the whole griddle.
When griddle gets smoking hot, pour a ladle full of dosa batter on it and spread with the bottom of ladle in spiral motion to form a circular and thin dosa.
When the bottom side of dosa gets golden brown, turn on other side for few more seconds.
Fill the dosa with potato filling and serve hot with any chutney.

Notes: You can also add 2 cups of rice flour to urad dal paste and leave it to ferment overnight.

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22 Responses to “Masala Dosa”

  1. Asha November 27, 2007 at 12:03 pm #

    YUMM-O!!! I am drooling here! Guess what coming at FH tomorrow? A special masala dosa!!;D
    Looks delicious, I want more.

  2. Suganya November 27, 2007 at 1:30 pm #

    Beautiful Raji…

  3. sunita November 27, 2007 at 1:36 pm #

    Raji…I adore masala dosas…but scared to attempt them…your’s does seem to be inspiring though πŸ™‚

  4. Mallika November 27, 2007 at 1:37 pm #

    Wow! Is it really this easy to make dosa? I must try it!

  5. Seema November 27, 2007 at 3:27 pm #

    I love Masala Dosas!! Looks yum.. I am making this tomm! got batter in my fridge ready…

  6. swaroopa November 28, 2007 at 10:28 am #

    looks gr8!!…..thanx 4 sharing….

  7. vimmisamir November 28, 2007 at 12:04 pm #

    Love dosas. I make them at home but drool over each and every dosa and idli recipes. Lokks great.

  8. mandira November 29, 2007 at 8:16 am #

    Wow, the dosa looks fabulous… just perfect! Now can I come over πŸ˜‰

  9. anusharaji November 29, 2007 at 2:21 pm #

    sure u can then comes my turn πŸ˜‰

  10. sarika January 6, 2008 at 3:21 pm #

    wow dosa looks very nice

  11. lakshmi September 8, 2008 at 5:30 am #

    Yo…..This site is amazing..i discovered it when i was going through one of the forums for cooking….I am gr8 fan of this sitenow…i can’t stop myself visiting this site daily….Thanks for all the wonderful recipes:)

  12. Ishrat January 7, 2009 at 4:38 am #

    I have tried this and it turns out to be good.

  13. Michelle July 28, 2009 at 11:54 pm #

    I will suerly try this. Thought preparing dosa was a big procedure but its easy will have plain dosa with one of the recepie Potato with onion and tomatoes…

  14. PREET September 22, 2009 at 11:05 pm #

    am gonna try it πŸ™‚

  15. Jyothi December 17, 2009 at 1:56 am #

    i amgoing to try it

  16. Lakshmi January 9, 2010 at 8:51 am #

    hi, i love to do dosa. bt whenever i do it will not come frm tava properly. it will get into pieces and it looks worst. wt is the way to do dosa and help me in this regard.

  17. Raji January 26, 2010 at 3:02 pm #

    @Lakshmi get the batter right and make sure tawa is in right temperature.

    thank you so much for the awesome comments πŸ™‚

  18. mittal June 12, 2010 at 11:52 am #

    I tried it.It was so crispy and looks very finr

  19. Smitha February 7, 2011 at 12:38 pm #

    Hi,
    Looks like yummy dosa! πŸ™‚
    wanted to know if i can use Urad dal flour and rice flour instead of rice and urad dal???
    in this case what will be the proportion ?
    Thanks…..

  20. aditi March 31, 2011 at 3:27 am #

    hi
    it looks yummy.
    i want to know whether we can use urad dal $ rice flour insted of rice $ urad dal.
    wat wil b d proportion?

  21. Raji March 31, 2011 at 3:19 pm #

    ok you can use urad dal and rice flour in making dosa.
    if 1 urad measure, then use 2 rice flour measure.
    Let the batter sit for atleast half an hour before making dosa.

  22. kevin C July 30, 2011 at 11:28 pm #

    Ur cooking tips are very good and always helpful

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