Saturday, 1 September 2012

Masala Dosa with Sambhar

Hi  Friends ...
   Weekend started and everyone loves to spend time with family and having good food at home...
So friends what about having a heavy brunch on Saturday mornings with your family ???
Enjoy masala dosa with sambhar this weekend :-)

  • 1 cup plain rice.
  • 1 cup parboiled rice.
  • 1/4 cup white urad dal.
  • 1/2 tsp. methi (fenugreek) seeds
  • Oil as preferred
  • Water for grinding

For masala:

  • 2 large onions (finely chopped)
  • 2 large potatoes boiled and peeled (roughly mashed)
  • 2-3 green chilies (finely chopped)
  • tbsp chopped coriander
  • 8-10 cashews halved
  • 1/2 tsp urad dal, 
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds 
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds 
  • Oil 
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric
  • Salt to taste


  1. Wash the rice and dal together. Add plenty of water and methi seeds. Allow to soak for 7-8 hours or overnight. Grind to a paste.
  2. Don't turn it into fine paste rawa-like grains should be there. 
  3. Keep aside in a warm place for 8-10 hours.
  4. The consistency of the batter should be enough to thickly coat on a spoon when dipped.
  5. Heat the iron griddle or non-stick tawa well. Spread the mix on pan in circular motion to make thin dosa. Pour a tsp.of oil over it.
  6. Place a tbsp. Masala in the centre. Fold into triangle (or any other shape). Remove with from tawa when crisp. Serve hot with chutney or sambar.

For Masala

  • Heat oil, add cashews and brown lightly.
  • Add dal, cumin seeds,mustard seeds, once they splutter. Add chillies and onions. Fry till tender.
  • Add turmeric, salt, potatoes, coriander. Mix well.
For Sambhar recipe click the link below :

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Unknown said...

Looks yum!!
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Shruti Dhingra Wahi said...

Thank you so much :-)

Shabbu said...

yummy and my favourite..
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Shruti Dhingra Wahi said...

Thanks Shabbu :-)

Anonymous said...

Thanks for linking. Looks fabulous.

Jillu said...

thanks for linking.....

Jillu said...

thanks for linking...

Jillu said...

Thanks for linking.,...

Shruti Dhingra Wahi said...

Thanks alot :-)

Sweety said...

Thank you for this recipe Shruti! It looks delicious. I'll probably add more of turmeric/curcumin powder once I cook this then a glass of hibiscus tea when I eat this. :)