Tuesday, 22 December 2009

Masala Dosa

Masala dosa.. is one of the famous dosa variety which has gain more popularity than compared to other dosa's. Because of its unique taste combined with spice potato filling(allugade palya.. as we call in kannada)and red chutney makes it heavenly tasty.The comination of south indian dosa and north indian aloo bhaji made it famous not only in India but throughout the world.I must say masala dosa is a national integration dish...And it is one of my favourite dosa,here i tried it my way..






Rice-2cups

Urad dal-3/4cup

Toordal-1/4cup

Methi-1tsp

Rava-1/4cup

Plainflour or maida-2tbsp

Soda-1/2tsp

Sugar-1/2tsp

Salt to taste

Ghee or oil for frying


Method:

Wash and soak rice,dals and methi in water for 6-7hours.
Grind the soaked rice and dals into fine paste and
keep the batter to ferment for 7-8hours in warm place.
One hour before preparing dosa mix rava,maida,soda,sugar and salt with hands througly.
Heat a tava pour ladleful of batter over tava and spread it evenly as thin as possible.
Drizzle a tsp of oil or ghee over dosa,apply red chutney on dosa.
No need to turn dosa if it is very thin,when dosa becomes crisp put a tbsp of
alugadde palya and fold the dosa and serve hot with coconut chutney.



Apply red chutney and place a tbsp of alugadde palya..



Fold dosa in hotel style..



Now dosa is ready to serve...........

Ingredients:

Red Chutney




Ingredients:

Red chillies -10(byadgi menasinakayi or any mild variety)

Puff channa-2tbsp

Jeera-1tsp

Tamarind

Tandoori colour-1/4tsp(optional)

Garlic cloves-2

Salt to taste

Pepper corns-10

Oil-1sp

Method:

Fry the chillies,peppercorns,jeera and channa with little oil and
grind along with other ingredients into fine paste adding little water.

NOTE:When applying on dosa's add water and make it thinner.


Coconut Chutney



Ingredients:

Coconut,grated -1cup

Greenchillies -3

Puffchanna-1tbsp

Tamarind

Ginger

Coriander

Salt to taste

Method:


Grind all the above ingredients into fine paste.Serve with dosa.



Potato Palya/Alugadde Palya



Ingredients:

Potatoes-4,boiled and mashed

Onion-2

Greenchillies-6

Curryleaves-1sprig

Oil-1tbsp

Mustard-1tsp

Urad dal-1tsp

Channadal-1tsp

Turmeric-1/2tsp

Coriander

Salt to taste

Method:

Heat oil in a frying pan, add mustard when it splutters add dals and fry until slightly brown.

Add onion, chillies and curry leaves fry until onions become soft.Add salt to taste.

Now add mashed potatoes fry for a minute and sprinkle little water and

close the lid and cook in a low flame for 5-6 minutes.Garnish with fresh coriander.
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