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Friday, March 11, 2016

Recipe- Potato Filling For Dosa



Potato Filling for Masala Dosa (Indian Rice crepes)

Dosa is a famous South Indian delicacy which is prepared from fermented rice batter. Dosa is served with coconut chutney or peanut chutney and sambhar. A masala dosa is when dosa is stuffed with a potato filling inside. Masala dosa con be enjoyed as breakfast, snack or even lunch as it is very filling dish.
Initially potato masala was served alongside of dosa but later they started to keep masala inside the dosa as filling. There are a lot of varieties of Masala Dosa like Mysore masala Dosa and Paper masala dosa.
The potato masala recipe is here with step by step pictures and instructions to enjoy this yummy dish at home.

Ingredients

  • 3 big Potatoes boiled
  • 1 medium onion sliced
  • 2 Green chili chopped
  • 8-10 Curry leaves
  • 1 pinch Asafetida
  • 1 tsp. Mustard seeds
  • ½ tsp. Cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp. Ginger grated
  • ½ tsp. Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp. Bengal gram (chana dal)
  • 1 tsp. Black gram (urad dal)
  • 1 tbsp. Oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Fresh coriander leaves to garnish


Method

  • Roughly mash the boiled potatoes and keep aside
  • Heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, asafetida, Bengal gram and black gram to hot oil, let them splutter
  • When lentils start to turn brown add green chili, curry leaves then grated ginger and onions

  • Let them cook for few minutes then add turmeric powder and salt mix well
  • Add mashed potatoes to it mix well then add a little water and cover the pan let the masala cook until water is absorbed
  • Garnish with coriander leaves
  • Your dosa filling is ready!

Note: You can also add boiled green peas along with potatoes as peas gives nice green color  and taste too.

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