Monday, March 23, 2009

Masala Dosa



This is one of my all time favourites. When we go to India to visit our family the first thing i want to do[after jet lag]is go to the "Pathans" Restaurant and have Masala Dosa. It is so yummy and delicious.Unfortunately we don't have that restaurant here is US.So i make it at home:)

Ingredients:

Potatoes-5

Onion-1 [optional]

Carrot-1

Frozen peas-1/2 cup

Ginger chopped-1 tsp

green chillies-2 split in half

For seasoning:

Mustard seeds-1 tsp
Red chillies-2
curry leaves-a few
oil-1-2 tbs

turmeric powder-1/2 tsp

Salt- to taste

Water-1/2 cup

Method:

Cook the potatoes,peel the skin and cut into

chunks.Set Aside.

In a pan add the oil,mustard seeds,red chillies

& curry leaves, when mustard seeds splutters

add the ginger,green chillies and onion.Saute

until the raw smell of onions disappear.

Add the chopped carrots and peas and saute for

5 minutes . Add the turmeric powder,salt,cooked

potatoes and 1/2 cup water.Cover it and cook in

medium flame for 8-10 minutes stirring

occasionally.

Enjoy with Dosa ,Sambar & Coconut Chutney.

This goes to Deepa & Sharmi's "CFK Potatoe" Event

4 comments:

Deepa Hari said...

Platter looks inviting...My favourite too Dhanya...its my first choice when i eat out in restaurants.

You can send it to CFK-Potato. Its a perfect entry.

Priya Sriram said...

My favourite too Dhanya! Looks just like the restaurant's one! :D
You have done a great job making that cone design! :)

Cham said...

The cone dosa and masala/chutney are very delicious!

Dhanya Nambirajan said...

Thank you very much Deepa,Priya and Cham.