Apr 26, 2011

South Indian Masala Dosa Recipe / Potato Masala Dosa Recipe

Hope everyone had a great weekend…Sorry I was unable to  post yesterday(yes…. a little busy).And I want to share a couple of photos with you…One of my friend named Shabi tried few dishes from my blog  for Easter..She emailed me those photos,She made Chilli Chicken and fake KFC chicken ..She told that it came so good..how Sweet is that..If you want to check the original recipe click here and here.

Dosa and idlis are a staple of southindian meal.They are a lifesaver when you have no time to make anything.They are served with chutney or sambar..But this dosa is a special one,they have a spicy masala inside them,so they don’t need any side dish with them.

A small variations of this dish is called as Mysore Masala Dosa,I will post that dish tomorrow..

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 25 mins
Serves : 4


Dosa Batter (Click here for Recipe)
Onion-1 sliced
Potato-3 boiled and mashed
Green chilli-3 slitt
Curry leaves-1 sprig
Turmeric powder-1 tsp
Salt to taste

For Tempering:
Oil-1 tblspn
Mustard Seeds(kaduku)-1 tsp
Cumin seeds(jeerakam)-1 tsp
Channa dal(kadala parupu)-1 tblpsn
Urad dal(ulunda parupu)-1 tblpsn
Asafoetida(kaya podi)-a pinch


In a kadai add oil and all the ingrediants given for the tempering and fry for 2 min.

Add onion,green chilli and saute for 3 min.Then throw in the salt and turmeric powder and mix well.

Add a splash of water and give a mix.now add in the potatoes and mix well.Set this masala  aside.

Now for the dosa,take the dosa batter(check this for recipe) and pour it in a heated tawa.Drizzle some oil over the dosa and smear it with a flat spoon.Put a huge dollop of the prepared masala and fold it in half.

Serve it with some spicy chutney.


Take all your ingredients (please add turmeric in this list)

mash up your potatoes

heat oil and crackle in mustard and cumin seeds

add in channa dal and urad dal...Add a pinch of asafoetida...

add in curry leaves

onion and green chillies

saute till translucent

add in turmeric, ginger garlic paste and salt

pour a splash of water

add in mashed potatoes

mix well

make dosa and apply this masala generously 
and fold the dosa



swapna said... Best Blogger Tips

Yummy masala dosa....

Vegetarian Surprises said... Best Blogger Tips

I could not see the recipe for making dosa batter...do you have it somewhere on ur

Aarthi said... Best Blogger Tips

Vegetarian Surprises..You can check it here..http://yummytummy-aarthi.blogspot.com/2011/12/ammas-homemade-idli-dosa-batter-for.html

Crispy Masala Dosa said... Best Blogger Tips

Masala Dosa is looking very delicious. I think masala dosa is favorite menu for most south indian people.

Anonymous said... Best Blogger Tips

plzz tell me Asafoetida?? what is it??? i cant understand plzzz help me

Aarthi said... Best Blogger Tips

@Anonymous Asafoetida is a pungent spice. It has a very strong flavour so you only use little. it is also called as hing in hindi. It is available in all indian supermarket

Anonymous said... Best Blogger Tips

Looks delicious. Just a question, when do you add the ginger garlic paste? TQ

Aarthi said... Best Blogger Tips

@AnonymousAdd when u add turmeric powder