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masala recipe



Masala Dosa is a popular South Indian dish. It is a fermented crepe made from rice and black lentils, and is filled with a stuffing made from potatoes and spices. It is typically served with chutney and sambar. Masala Dosa is a great source of proteins, vitamins and minerals.

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For the crepe

idli rice

2 cups

urad dal

1 cup

methi seeds

1/2 teaspoon

Salt to taste For the filling

- 2

tbsp oil


black mustard seeds

1 teaspoon

large onion, finely chopped


- 2

green chillies, chopped


turmeric powder

1/2 teaspoon

boiled and mashed potatoes

2 cups

Salt to taste

chopped coriander leaves

2 tablespoons



Step 1:

Soak the rice and dal separately for 4-5 hours.

Step 2:

Grind them separately with little water till smooth.

Step 3:

Mix both the batter together in a large bowl, add salt and keep it in a warm place to ferment overnight.

Step 4:

To prepare the filling, heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and let it crackle.

Step 5:

Add the onions, green chillies and sauté until onions turn translucent.

Step 6:

Stir in the turmeric, mashed potatoes and salt, mix well. Remove from heat and stir in the chopped coriander leaves.

Step 7:

To prepare the dosa, heat a tava or non-stick pan. Pour a ladle full of batter and spread it thin. Cook till bottom surface turns light brown. Place a portion of the prepared filling in the center and fold the dosa over.

Step 8:

Serve hot with chutney and sambar.

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