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Masala Dosa Recipe | Masala Dosa Recipe | Masala for Dosa

Masala Dosa is a popular south indian breakfast dish. It is thin crepes made with rice and urad dal filled with a spicy potato masala. This dish is usually enjoyed with some coconut chutney and sambar
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Indian, South Indian


  • Dosa Batter
  • Oil as needed
  • For Potato Masala:
  • Oil - 1 tblspn
  • Mustard Seeds / Kaduku - 1 tsp
  • Urad dal / Ulundu Paruppu - 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves a sprig
  • Asafoetida / Hing / Kaya Podi - a pinch
  • Onions - 1 medium size chopped finely
  • Ginger - 2 tsp chopped finely
  • Green Chillies - 2 chopped finely
  • Carrot - 1 medium size chopped finely
  • Potato - 2 large boiled peeled and mashed
  • Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi - 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves a handful chopped finely


  • Heat oil in a pan, add in mustard, urad dal, asafoetida and curry leaves. Let them sizzle.
  • Add in ginger and saute for a min.
  • Add in onions, carrots, chillies and saute well.
  • Add in salt and turmeric powder. Mix well.
  • Add in some water and bring it to a boil.
  • Add in mashed potatoes and mix well.
  • Throw  in the coriander leaves and mix well. Masala done.
  • Now to make dosa, spread dosa batter thinly, drizzle oil all around the dosa and cook it till golden Spoon potato filling over it, let it crisp up, fold and serve.


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