Masala Dosa

masala dosa

masala dosa
Masala Dosa

Prep Time: 8 hours

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Masala Dosa

Masala Dosa is very famous South Indian dish. Dosa is wrapped around potato filling with spices.


  • 3 cups of dosa batter
  • 3-4 tbsp of gingelly oil or Indian sesame oil
  • For the Potato Masala:
  • 2 of large potatoes, boiled and peeled
  • 1 cup of sliced onions
  • 1 tbsp of chana dal, soaked in warm water for 15 mins
  • 1/2 tsp of black mustard seeds
  • 1 of green chilli, minced
  • A pinch of hing (asafoetida)
  • chopped coriander leaves
  • 2 tsp of oil


  • 1.Heat oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds. When they pop, add the chana dal and hing. Saute until fragrant.
  • 2.Add the sliced onions and saute for a few mins until soft.
  • 3.Add turmeric, green chillies, and some salt and saute again for a few seconds.
  • 4.Mash the potatoes without any large lumps and add to the above mixture.
  • 5.Mix well and add the coriander leaves too.
  • Make a Masala Dosa
  • 6.Take a big spoonful of batter and shape a dosa and drizzle oil over it.
  • 7.Add 2 spoonfuls of the potato masala towards one side of the dosa.
  • 8.Fold one edge of the dosa over the other when the first side has browned reasonably well.
  • 9.Remove to a plate and serve hot with Sambhar and Coconut Chutney.
masala dosa

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