Introduction: Copy Cat Restaurant Masala Dosa and Other Dosa Variations:
-Dosa is favourite indian breakfast which is healthy and prepared very regularly by all.
- Their are many dosa types in restaurant menu but the most common dosa is masala dosa with a potato filling inside ordered by many people.It can be accompained with some chutney or sambar prepared with lentils.
-Here is the home made version of restaurant style masala dosa.
-1 cup black gram(whole or split one)
-2 and half cups rice
-pinch of fenugreek seeds
-1/3 cup of flattened rice(poha)
-Tbsp chana dal( Split bengal gram)-optional
Step 1: Soaking:
-Wash Rice,blackgram with water.
-Add fenugreek seeds and soak in water for 4 to 5hrs
-Even soak split bengal gram in water.
Step 2: Blend:
-Before grinding soak flattened rice(poha) in little water. squeeze the water and add to soaked rice,lentil mixture and blend by adding water slowly.
-Batter should be smooth and flowy type.
Step 3: Ferment the Batter:
-Add salt and ferment the batter for 12hrs.
Step 4: Potato Masala:
-Dosa filling is made with lightly cooked potatoes,onions,green chilli and spices.
-4 Boiled potatoes
-dry red chillies
-green chilli paste
-ginger garlic paste
-split bengal gram
Step 5: Preparing Potato Masala:
-Take a vessel and add oil. When oil is heated add mustard and cumin seeds.
-Add dry redchillies and turmeric
Step 6: Add Remaining Ingredients:
-Add split bengal gram,curry leaves,green chilli paste , ginger paste and give a mix
Step 7: Add Boiled Potatoes:
- Now add onions and when onions are cooked add salt and boiled potato slices. Just give a mix and potato filling is ready for dosa.
-Pressure cook the potatoes and cut in to slices before starting curry preparation
Step 8: Making Dosa:
-Take a wide pan and heat it. Pour the dosa batter on it and move in circular motion from inside to outside with the base of laddle ( Batter should be smooth and of pouring consistency) if needed add some water to batter if its too thick.
-Drizzle a tsp of oil around the dosa and wait till edges turn brown.
Step 9: Potato Filling:
-once dosa edges turns brown put the potato filling inside dosa and fold the dosa.
-Remove from pan and serve hot.with chutney or sambar or you can have as it is.
Step 10: Healthy Oats Dosa:
-Take a cup of oats and blend in blender to powder. Add this to fermented dosa batter and adjust the consistency by adding water.Add little salt
Step 11: Make Dosa
-Prepare dosa in same way
Step 12: Dosa Pizza
-we all are pizza lovers. so i made try making pizza with dosa batter. I used same oats dosa batter for healthy pizza.
Step 13: Preparing Dosa Pizza
-First pour 2 laddle full of batter on hot pan and dont spread. Let the batter spread by it self. it should be thick.
-cook on medium flame.When it is almost half cooked apply tomato puree and add all toppings along with cheese.
-cover and cook until cheese melts
-cut and serve slices :)
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