How to make Masala Dosa -

This famous snack with a twist - the chutney is made with tomato, red chillies and garlic.

This recipe is contributed by Member Kirithiga Kannan.

Main Ingredients : Dosa Batter (डोसे का घोल), Potato Bhaji (आलू भाजी)

Cuisine : Tamil Nadu

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Masala Dosa

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The highly developed and sensitive palates of the Tamilians are well chronicled in the Sangam classics. They believe that food should ideally cater to all the six tastes - bitter, pungent, sweet, salty, sour and astringent.
Tamil Nadu has a wide variety of delicious food both for the vegetarians as well as the non-vegetarians, though most of it is made of grains, lentils, rice and vegetables. Spices are added to give a distinctive taste. Rice has been the staple diet of the Tamilians, an inculcated habit, due to the large-scale cultivation of the crop in the state.
Chettinad cuisine, a speciality in Tamil Nadu, is famous for its hot and spicy non-vegetarian food.   A part of the Mudaliar community is non-vegetarians and its cuisine is delightfully spicy without being too hot. Wet masalas are generally used, the main ingredients being fresh coconut paste and ground ginger-garlic.

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 2

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Masala Dosa Recipe

  • Dosa Batter 2 cups

  • Potato Bhaji 1 cup

  • Butter as required

  • FOR CHUTNEY

  • Red chillies 4

  • Tomato 1 Big

  • Garlic 8 cloves

  • Oil to shallow fry

Method

Step 1

To make the chutney grind together red chillies, tomatoes, garlic with little oil without water to a fine paste.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non-stick tawa. Place a small ladleful of dosa batter on the tawa and spread evenly to make an eight inch diameter dosa.

Step 3

Drizzle oil around the dosa and cook on low heat for half a minute.

Step 4

Spread a little red chutney all over the dosa and place the potato bhaji on top of it.

Step 5

Top it with little butter and serve with coriander /mint chutney.

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