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Saturday, March 19, 2011


Ingredients for dosa batter:
Idli rice - 1 cup
Orid dal(whole) - 1/4 cup
Methi seeds - 1 tsp
Salt - to taste
Oil - as required

Ingredients for potato masala :
Onion - 1 medium
Potatoes - 3 small
Green chillies - 3
Ginger - 1 tsp grated
Mustard -1/2 tsp
Chana dal -1/2 tsp
Turmeric - 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves -1 sprig
Coriander leaves - 5-6 sprigs
Oil - 1 tsp
Salt - to taste

Method for dosas:
Separately soak rice and urad dal-methi seeds for 3-4 hours in water.
Grind to smooth paste adding water.
Leave in room temperature overnight(8-10 hrs) for fermentation. Next day mix the batter well adding salt.
Heat pan or griddle with little ghee or oil.
Pour a ladle full of batter and spread the batter on pan in circular motion to make thin Dosa.
Cook on both the sides, if desired.

Method for potato masala:
Cook potatoes in pressure cooker. Peel and mash them with hand.
Heat oil and add mustard seeds. When they start spluttering, add chana dal, curry leaves and green chillies. Fry for a while.
Then add chopped onion & ginger and fry till onions are transparent. Now add potatoes, salt and tumeric.
Add a half cup of water. Cook for 2 minutes(till the water gets absorbed) and remove from flame. Garnish with coriander leaves.

Add potato filling in the center of dosa and roll from both sides.
Serve hot with chutney and sambar.

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