Indian Coffee House Masala Dosa
My mother's favourite is Masala Dosa and so is mine...
Click here to view my earlier blog post on Masala Dosa.
The Masala Dosa @ Indian coffee house tastes different since they use beetroot too in the masala...The way the masala is prepared is also different...
In Chennai we used to go to the ICH @ T-Nagar often a few years back... Recently when we went to Pondicherry, we went to the ICH situated @ Jawaharlal Nehru Street (as shown on the right)... It was pure nostalgia...
Beetroot - 1 medium sized
Potato - 1 medium
Carrot - 1 medium
Onion - 1 medium
Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tspn
ChillyPowder - 1/2 tspn
Mustard seeds - 1/4 tspn
Urad dal - 1tspn
Ginger - a small piece
Green chillies - 3 nos
Curry leaves - 8-10 small leaves
Salt - to taste
Clean and wash the potatoes, beetrot and carrot.
Peel them and cut it into 2-3 pieces and put them into a pressure cooker. Pour 200 ml of water and sook these in full flame for two whistles and in low flame for one whistle.
Once the pressure of the cooker is released, open the lid and mash the cooked vegetables. Keep it aside.
Chop onions and green chillies lengh-wise. Keep them aside.
Take oil in a frying pan and put the mustard seeds. once they splutter, put the urad dal. Once the urud dal turn brown, add the curry leaves.
Then add the chopped onions, add little salt for frying them faster. Once the onions becomes light brown, add the chopped green chillies and saute them for a couple of minutes. Then add turmeric powder and chilly powder. Mix these well.
Then add the mashed vegetables (potato,carrot,beetrot) into the sauteed onions and mix well...
The masala for the masala dosa is ready.
Next we will prepare the dosa.
Take a dosa tawa and heat in high flame. Lightly brush it with oil preferably sesame (til/gingelly) oil.
If you are using a non-stick pan, do not brush the tawa with oil; if you do so you will not able to spread the batter on the tawa.
Take a ladle (around 50 ml) of dosa batter and pour it into the dosa tawa. Spread it on the tawa to form a thin and large circle. Spread oil or ghee over the dosa. Ghee is more tasty and healthy.
When it is cooked, it starts to turn brown. Put 2 tablespoons of the masala prepared earlier and spread it on one half of the dosa.
Fold the dosa in half to cover the masala...
Indian coffee house Masala Dosa is ready. Serve with coconut chutney...
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