Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Masal dosai (masala dosa / potato stuffed dosa)

This dish is a meal in itself, good stuff-ing all wrapped in a delicately crispy rice crape/dosa.

urulai kizangu masala
Masal Dosai!!!
Dosa + coriander chutney + coconut chutney + potato masala = Masala Dosa.
potato stuffed dosa
Chutneys and potato masala
coriander chutney:
1 med              onion
1 bunch          coriander leaves/cilantro 
2                     dry red chilli
1 tbs               shredded coconut
1/2 tsp            lemon juice 
1 tsp               oil
salt to taste
meal by itself
Spread the coriander chutney
Heat the oil in a pan, fry the onion when it turns brown, add the  red chillies and shredded coconut stir it for few mins. Add the coriander leaves, salt and lemon juice. Remove from heat when coriander leaves start to wilt. Grind the ingredients together to a fine paste.
masala dosai
Spread the coconut chutney...
coconut chutney:
1/2 cup             shredded coconut
1 tbs                 roasted grams/ kadalai
1                      dry red chilli 
1/2 tsp              lemon juice    
salt to taste
Wet grind all the above ingredients.

masal dosai
2 tsp of potato masala...
Potato masala:
1 cup             cooked and mashed potatoes
1 med            thinly sliced onion
2                    sliced green chillies
1/2"               crushed ginger
1/8 tsp           turmeric powder
2 tsp              chana dal/ kadalai parupu (soak in water for 1 hour)
1/2 tsp           chilli powder
1/2 tbs           oil  
1/4 cup         cooked peas and carrots (optional)
salt to taste
        Fry the onions, green chilli and ginger in oil, add the turmeric powder, chilli powder, salt and the soaked dal, stir for few mins. Lower the heat, sprinkle 2-3 spoons of water and let the dal become soft, add the cooked potato and cook for few more mins till the potato gets incorporated with the masala.

masal dosai
Dosa/ Dosai
4 cups dosa batter
oil or ghee as needed 
            If the batter is thick add some water.  Heat the dosa pan, apply oil/ ghee to its suface, spread 1 ladle of  batter  and spread it around with the back of the spoon. Turn it over when the dosa becomes brown on the pan side. Remove it from the pan immediately.

Masala dosai:
  Spread 2 tsp of chutneys over the dosa. Keep 2 tsp of potato masala in the middle and fold it.  
potato masala
Ready to eat!
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                                        ENJOY :)

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