Masala Dosa Recipe – Easy Homemade Masala Dosa

Masala Dosa Recipe – Easy Homemade Masala Dosa

A masala dosa recipe is made up of many ingredients. These include urad dal, parboiled rice, regular raw rice, and salt, potato, some spices, etc. But a sada dosa only requires urad dal, parboiled rice, regular raw rice, and salt.

South India is not only known for its traditions, but also for their foods. Their breakfast menu is very popular across India. Masala dosa, Rava dosa, medu vada, idli are very popular South India breakfast dishes that are served in almost every restaurant. You can serve this masala dosa recipe with coconut chutney.

Dosa is a crispy and light crepe made with urad dal and rice batter. This batter is kept for the fermentation process overnight. Dosa, idli, appams are said to be the healthy breakfast someone can ever have. These breakfast recipes are mostly served with sambhar and coconut chutney.

The masala or dosa filing shown in this recipe will taste very similar like you get in a restaurant. I have added some finely chopped vegetables as well for the health factor. I have used carrots and french beans, but you can add any veggies you want. I have also added some boiled chana dal to keep very similar like the ones we get in a restaurant.

Recipe with detailed ingredients and steps for the masala dosa recipe is provided in the recipe card below. You can also print this recipe from the button provided in the recipe card.




You can try these healthy South Indian breakfast recipes like,

1. Kuzhi paniyaram

2. Peasarattu | Green moong dosa

3. Sponge dosa

4. Onion Uttapam

5. Rava upma


Masala Dosa Recipe | Masala Dosa Banane Ki Recipe

To make this Masala dosa, you would need,

  • Urad Dal
  • Parboiled Rice
  • Regular Raw Rice
  • Potatoes
  • Cumin Seeds
  • Mustard Seeds
  • Urad Dal
  • Chana Dal
  • Onions
  • Ginger
  • Curry Leaves
  • Green Chillies
  • Coriander Leaves
  • Turmeric Powder
  • Salt

– Wash your urad dal and rice well in 2 separate bowls. Soak them well with enough water for about 6 hours in different bowls. Drain out the water.

– Take a blender jar, add soaked urad dal and salt. Add a little bit of water into the mixture. Blend the batter until it gains thick and smooth consistency. Also, add the soaked rice into the blender jar and blend it for another 3-4 minutes.

– Keep the batter to ferment for 8-16 hours.

– Boil the potatoes in the water until is half cooked. Take out boiled potatoes and peel off the skin. Mash the potatoes and keep it aside. Take a separate pan, add oil, and let it heat.

– Add rai, jeera, chana dal, and urad dal. Saute them until the chana turns the slightest brown. Add ginger and Saute them for another 1-2 minutes. Add sliced onions, chilies, and curry leaves. Fry until the onions become soft.

– Add turmeric, salt and a little bit of water (optional)to the mashed potatoes into the pan and let them cook for 1-2 minutes.

– Stir the batter that was kept aside for fermentation. Heat a tawa on a medium-high flame. Take an onion slice and dip it into coconut oil. Brush it on the tawa.

– Pour a ladle full of the dosa batter on the tawa and start spreading it evenly in a circular way going from center to the edges. Drizzle few drops of oil around the edges of the dosa and let it cook for 1-2 minutes on medium flame.

– Place the aloo masala filling on one half of the dosa and fold it. Let it cook for another few seconds. Remove it from the tawa and serve it hot with sambar or chutney.





Homemade Masala Dosa | Masala Dosa Recipe


How to make Easy Masala Dosa?

Amit Roy
South India is not only known for its traditions, but also for their foods. Their breakfast menu is very popular across India. Masala dosa, Rava dosa, medu vada, idli are very popular South India breakfast dishes that are served in almost every restaurant.
Prep Time 6 hrs 20 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Fermentation Time 8 hrs
Total Time 14 hrs 25 mins
Course Breakfast Recipe, Snacks
Cuisine South Indian
Servings 4 people

Ingredients
  

For Dosa Batter

  • ½ cup Urad Dal
  • ½ cup Parboiled Rice 
  • 1 ½ cup Regular Raw Rice
  • Salt as per your taste

For Dosa Filling

  • 4 medium Potatoes
  • 1 tbsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tbsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1 tbsp Urad Dal
  • 1 tbsp Chana Dal
  • 1 cup Onions diced
  • ¾ tsp Ginger
  • 4 Curry Leaves
  • 2 Green Chillies chopped
  • ¼ cup Coriander Leaves
  • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • Salt as per taste

Instructions
 

For Dosa Batter:

  • Wash your urad dal and rice well in 2 separate bowls. Soak them well with enough water for about 6 hours in different bowls. Drain out the water.
  • Take a blender jar, add soaked urad dal and salt. Add a little bit of water into the mixture. Blend the batter until it gains thick and smooth consistency.
  • Also, add the soaked rice into the blender jar and blend it for another 3-4 minutes.
  • Keep the batter to ferment for 8-16 hours.

Making Masala Dosa Filling

  • Boil the potatoes in the water until is half cooked. Take out boiled potatoes and peel off the skin. Mash the potatoes and keep it side.
  • Take a separate pan, add oil and let it heat.
  • Add rai, jeera, chana dal, and urad dal. Saute them until the chana turns the slightest brown.
  • Add ginger and Saute them for another 1-2 minutes.
  • Add sliced onions, chilies and curry leaves. Fry until the onions become soft.
  • Add turmeric, salt and a little bit of water (optional)to the mashed potatoes into the pan and let them cook for 1-2 minutes.

Making Masala Dosa

  • Stir the batter that was kept aside for fermentation.
  • Heat a tawa on a medium-high flame. Take an onion slice and dip it into coconut oil. Brush it on the tawa.
  • Pour a ladle full of the dosa batter on the tawa and start spreading it evenly in a circular way going from center to the edges.
  • Drizzle few drops of oil around the edges of the dosa and let it cook for 1-2 minutes on medium flame.
  • Place the aloo masala filling on one half of the dosa and fold it. Let it cook for another few seconds.
  • Remove it from the tawa and serve it hot with sambar or chutney.

Notes

  • The batter should not be too thick nor too runny. It should be of medium consistency.
  • You can make your dosa thick or thin depending on your choice.
  • For a good taste, instead of oil, apply Ghee in the frying pan for preparing the Dosas.
  • Use a non-stick pan to make the Dosa.
  • If you have kept your batter refrigerated, then keep the batter out at normal room temperature for at least 40 to 50 minutes. As cold batter will make your dosas get tear-off unevenly.
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