Masala Dosa ( Mumbai Roadside Recipe)


Masala Dosa ( Mumbai Roadside Recipe)

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A tried-and-tested recipe that serves as a wholesome answer to the hungry palate! a thin crisp dosa, engulfed in a spicy potato bhaji.

Masala Dosa ( Mumbai Roadside Recipe) recipe - How to make Masala Dosa ( Mumbai Roadside Recipe)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 dosas
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Ingredients


For The Aloo Masala (makes Approx. 1 1/3 Cups)
1 1/4 cups boiled and peeled potato cubes
1 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
1/2 tsp split urad dal (split black lentils)
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
7 to 8 curry leaves (kadi patta)
1/2 cup thinly sliced onions
salt to taste
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1 tsp lemon juice
a pinch of sugar
1 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)

Other Ingredients
1 1/2 cups readymade dosa batter
salt to taste
9 tsp butter for greasing and cooking

For Serving
coconut chutney

Method
For the aloo masala

    For the aloo masala
  1. Heat the oil in a kadhai and add the mustard seeds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the urad dal and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  3. Add the green chillies, curry leaves and onions and sauté on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Add the potatoes, salt, turmeric powder, lemon juice and sugar, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Add the coriander, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  6. Allow it to cool.
  7. Once cooled, mash lightly with the back of the spoon and keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Combine the dosa batter, salt and a little water, mix well and keep aside.
  2. Heat a tava /non-stick tava (griddle), grease it lightly with ¼ tsp butter, sprinkle a little water on it (it should sizzle immediately) and wipe off using a wet piece of cloth.
  3. Pour ¼th of the batter on the tava (griddle) and spread in a circular motion to make a 175 mm. (7") thin dosa.
  4. Smear 2 tsp of butter on the edges of the dosa
  5. Spread ¼th of the prepared aloo masala evenly over the dosa using a spatula and cook till the dosa turns golden brown in colour.
  6. Fold over while pressing it lightly, using a spatula to make a flat roll.
  7. Repeat with the remaining ingredients to make 3 more dosas.
  8. Serve immediately with coconut chutney.
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Reviews

Masala Dosa ( Mumbai Roadside Recipe)
 on 17 Dec 17 05:48 AM
5

nice recipe. step by step pics are very helpful
Masala Dosa ( Mumbai Roadside Recipe)
 on 13 Jun 15 12:38 AM
5

Awesome recipe...
Masala Dosa ( Mumbai Roadside Recipe)
 on 08 Dec 10 12:20 AM
5

superb masala dosa recipe! I had never made it at home before so was doubtful about the result..but it turned out very well! Loved the well spiced masala and the softness of the dosas!