Masala dosa

Main Dish
4 servings
15 min
25 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 4

For Dosa/idli Batter:

Idli rice -1 cup

Whole Urad dal - 1/2 cup

Fenugreek seeds -1/2 teaspoon

Cooked rice - 2 tablespoons

For Masala:

Potato - 2,big

Frozen green peas -1/2cup(optional)

Onion - 2,medium

Ginger,chopped- 1 teaspoon

Green chilli - 2

Mustard seeds - 1/2 teaspoon

Urad dal -1 teaspoon

Chana dal - 1 teaspoon

Turmeric powder



  • Make idli/dosa batter:
    Wash , Soak rice and urad dal separately. Add fenugreek with dal. Soak it for 6 hours. First grind rice along with cooked rice. Keep aside. Grind the dal and fenugreek seeds. Make a smooth paste out of it.mix this with ground rice. The batter should not be watery. Ferment for min 8hrs.
    Add salt and mix well.
  • Make potato masala:
    Boil the potatoes and green peas separately.Mash the potato. Heat oil in a pan and Splutter mustard seeds. After that add urad dal and chana dal.Mix well till they become golden color. Add ginger,green chillies and sliced onion. Saute well till the onion become translucent. Add turmeric powder and salt. Mix well. Add mashed potato along with green peas.Mix everything well. Switch off the stove.
  • Make Masala Dosa:
    Heat a non stick Tawa. Pour a ladle of batter when the tawa is very hot and spread it very thin. If you like you can add some oil/ghee on top of it. When the color of the dosa turn golden brown put 2 tablesponos of potato masala and fold it. Serve hot with your favorite chutney and sambar.


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