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No south indian kitchen is complete without dosa! I am in a hurry to go and have my special masala dosa with loads of ghee! So without much talking, here goes the recipe….

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For dosa batter, go here

For red onion chutney

Ingredients

4 medium sized onions (finely sliced)

2 tsp red chilly powder( spicy chilly)

salt

1 tsp tamarind pulp

1 tbsp oil

  • Take a non-stick pan. heat oil in it.Put onions and salt
  • Fry onions till pink and add tamarind pulp and chilly powder
  • Fry for minute and take it out in a clean dish. Allow it to cool.
  • Grind it to course paste.

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For dry potato curry

Feeds 4 persons

2 large potatoes (boiled and roughly cut)

2 onions (sliced)

3-5 chopped green chillies

1/4 tsp turmeric powder

1 tsp gingerr garlic paste

8-9 curry leaves

1/2 mustard seeds

1/2 tsp cumin seeds

1 tbsp chanadal

2 tbsp chopped coriander

salt

1 tsp sugar

2 tbsp oil

  • Heat oil in pan. Put mustard seeds and allow them pop & crackle. Add chanadal, cumin & curry leaves. Mix for about 30 secs. Add ginger-garlic paste, sliced onions and salt. Saute till onions are tender.
  • Add turmeric powder and potato. Mix thoroughly. Add coriander.

coconut chutney

Ingredients

1 cup fresh coconut (cut in small cubes)pieces

4 green chilles

5-6 fresh pudina (mint) leaves (optional)

5-6 curry leaves

little fresh coriander

1/2 tsp fresh chopped ginger

1/2 tsp mustard+cumin seeds

1/2 tsp chana dal+urad dal

1 dry red chilly

a pinch of hing

salt

1/2 tsp sugar

1 tsp oil

  • Grind coconut , green chilly , pudina, coriander, salt, sugar, ginger with little water( may be 2 tbsp).
  • For seasoning, heat oil in small pan, add chana+ urad dal and mix it. Add musturd+cumin seeds and allow them to splutter.
  • Add curry leaves, hing and red chilly at last. Allow this tempering to cool down and pour it over coconut chuteny and mix well.

Note:

Do not store this chutney in refrigerator. prepare fresh and eat fresh

If the chutney has become too thin to serve , add a tsp or two of putani and grind . It wont change taste of chutney.

For masala dosa

  • Take pan , heat it. grease it with little oil, pour a cup of batter and spread it in circular motion to form thin layer.( crisp dosa)
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  • Increase heat and sprinkle few drops of ghee over it .
  • Spread the red onion chutney even on dosa and place 1 big spoon of dry potato curry on it.

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  • wait till browning of dosa starts. roll the dosa carefully. serve it hot with chutney.

  • You can use ghee, oil or home made butter .

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