Recipe: Mysore Masala Dosa

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Mysore Masala Dosa

South indian, Mains

539 calories/serving
55 mins
Mysore Masala Dosa is a popular South Indian delicac, known for its spicy flavours and crispy outer coating.

Recipe by:

Hebbars Kitchen


chana dal
urad dal
green chillies
curry leaves
turmeric powder
fresh coriander
lemon juice
red chilli paste
red chilli powder
aloo masala
dosa batter
mysore masala


For aloo masala

1. Set a pan on medium heat, add 2 tbsp oil, 1 tsp mustard seeds, 1 tbsp chana dal / bengal gram and 1 tbsp urad dal / black gram skinned. sauté it for a minute.

2. Add 1 tbsp chopped ginger, 1 chopped green chilli and 8- 10 curry leaves. mix and sauté it for a minute.

3. Add 1/4 cup sliced onions and cook until the onions are translucent. further add 1 tsp turmeric powder and 1/2 tsp hing / asafoetida. mix and sauté it for a minute.

4. Add 4-5 boiled & mashed potatoes and mix with the masala. add 50 ml water and cook for 2-3 minutes. mash the potatoes little while cooking, but you can also choose to keep it a little chunky.

5. Finish it by adding 1 tbsp freshly chopped coriander leaves.

6. Your masala is ready. keep aside to be used for making mysore masala.

For mysore masala

7. Set a pan on medium heat, add 1 tbsp oil, 1-2 medium size chopped onions, 1-2 medium size chopped tomatoes, 1 medium size chopped capsicum, 1-2 medium size grated beetroot, red chilli paste of 2-3 red chillies, 1 tsp red chilli powder and salt to taste. mix well and cook for 1-2 minutes.

8. Add 100 ml water and the freshly prepared aloo masala. mix well and mash, continue to cook on medium heat for 10 minutes.

9. Add 1 tbsp freshly chopped coriander leaves and mix well.

10. Your mysore masala is ready, keep aside for later use.

For making the dosa

11. Set a dosa pan on medium heat. grease the dosa pan with some oil and sprinkle some water before making dosa every time to control the temperature of the pan.

12. Take a spoonful of dosa batter and spread evenly to make dosa. add 1 tbsp butter and spread evenly on the dosa.

13. Add sufficient amount of mysore masala and spread evenly. cook the dosa for 2-3 minutes until crisp.

14. Once cooked, the sides of the dosa will start to leave, roll it, fold it and your dosa is ready. serve it hot with coconut chutney.

By Chef Sanjyot Keer
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