9 April, 2015
Mysore Masala Dosa
This preparation has four steps
1.Preparing the batter
2.Preparing the chilly garlic spread
3.Preparing the filling
4.Making the dosa
Ingredients for the dosa batter:
1 cup regular rice
1 cup boiled rice
½ cup spilt black lentils or urad dal
¼ cup poha/flattened rice
¼ tsp fenugreek seeds (methi)
salt to taste
water as required for grinding the batter
Preparing the batter
1.Soak the lentils and fenugreek seeds in a bowl.Soak rice,boiled rice and flattened rice in a separate bowl .
2.Strain the water from the lentils and rice and grind them separately in the grinder into a smooth paste.Add little water if required.
4.Mix the rice and lentil mixture together and mix well.
5.Add salt and let the batter to ferment overnight for 8 to 9 hours.
Ingredients for the red chilly chutney or spread
2 tbsp roasted chana dal
4-5 garlic cloves
3 dry red chilies, soaked in warm water for 30-40 mins
1 tsp seedlees tamarind
1/2 cup onion, roughly chopped
salt as required
Preparing the chutney
1.Grind the above mixture to form a smooth chutney
Ingredients for the potato filling
1.4 to 5 potatoes chopped into cubes and parboiled
2.Curry leaves 5 to 6
3.Mustard seeds 1/2 tbsp
4.Roasted Bengal Gram Dal (1 bsp)
5.Onions (1/4 th cup)
6.Chily powder (as per taste)
7.Turmeric (a pinch)
8.green chilies (2 chopped)
9.Corinader leaves (a bunch)
1.Add a tbsp of oil in the wok
2.Add mustard seeds ,and when they start spluttering add curry leaves
3.Add roasted bengal gram dal and chopped onions
5.Add turmeric and chilly powder
6.stir and cook till the potatoes and soft and do not leave the sides of the pan.
Preparation of Dosa
1.Heat a non stick frying pan till very hot .
2.Sprinkle water on the pan so that steam comes out.
3.Wipe the pan and sprinkle little oil or butter
4.Add a ladle of batter and spread out in the form of a dosa
5.Spread the garlic chutney on the batter and add the filling on the crepe.
6.Add a tbsp of butter on the filling.
7.Grate some beetroot and carrots on the filling and fold the crepe in the form of a triangle.
8.Serve with chutney or sambar dal