Sunday, 15 January 2012

MASAL DOSA


Masal dosa ingredients:

1. Par boiled rice -3 cups
2. Urad dal - 1 cup
3. Fenugreek or methi seeds - 1 tsp
4. Soda bi carbonate - a pinch
5. Salt - 1½ tsp
6. Oil - for sprinkle 

Filling masala ingredients:

1. Potato - 2 (boiled and mashed)
2. Onion -1
3. Green chillies - 2
4. Turmeric powder - ¼ tsp
5. Mustard seeds - ½ tsp
6. Urad dal - ½ tsp
7. Channa dal - ½ tsp
8. Curry leaves - few
9. Salt - to taste
10.Oil - 2 tbsp
11.Water - ½ cup

Filling masala preparation:

Heat the oil in a heavy bottom pan and add mustard seeds, urad dal and channa dal. Sauté for a min.

Then add onions, curry leaves and green chillies. Sauté till the onions are transparent.

Now add turmeric powder, potatoes, salt and water. Cook for 3 to 5 mins.

Now your filling for masala dosa is ready.

Dosa preparation:

Soak the rice and dal separately for 8 hours. Fenugreek to be added with dal.

Grind dal and par boiled rice smoothly(separetely). 

Add salt and mix the batters thoroughly (preferably in hand) and keep the mixed batter for 10 hours for fermentation. 
Mix the fluffed batter gently with little amount of water and a pinch of baking soda to make batter flow gently. 

Now heat the pan (tawa) and spread a ladle full of batter into circular motion to make thin dosa. 

Sprinkle a tsp. of ghee or oil over it. Place a tbsp. masala in the centre.

Fold into half to cover masala.Remove with spatula when crisp.

Serve hot with chutney and sambar.