Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Ghee roast dosa with potato masala..

For dosa batter :

3 cups of idly or dosa rice
1 cup of urad Dal
1 tablespoon chana Dal
1 teaspoon fenugreek seeds
1 and 1/2 cup of water for grinding

Wash and soak all the ingredients together in a bowl for 5 hours.

Drain and discard the soaked water, and transfer the ingredients to a mixer jar and blend it until batter will be smooth.. use just 1 cup of water for grinding. (Don't add water all at once)
Transfer the batter to a bowl.
Clean the mixer jar with 1/2 cup water and pour this into batter bowl.  Quickly stirr it once and close the lid and let it ferment for 8 hours.

While preparing dosa add 1 tablespoon salt , 1/2 teaspoon of sugar to the batter and mix it nicely.

Heat iron skillet(dosa tawa) , put few drops of ghee to the skillet, spread it nicely then pour the batter and make dosa.

Cook dosa for 30 seconds, add 1/2 teaspoon ghee and turn it and cook again for 30 seconds, flip it again and drizzle 1 teaspoon ghee and roast/cook dosa in a medium flame until bottom of the dosa turns to golden colour.

( You can store the batter in refrigerator for 3 days in airtight container. )


Potato masala

Ingredients :

Cooked mashed potatoes : 2 cups
Finely chopped onion : 1/2 cup
Finely chopped garlic : 1/4 teaspoon
Finely chopped ginger : 1/4 teaspoon
Finely chopped green chilly : 1 teaspoon ( increase if you like more spicy version)
Salt: 1 and 1/2 teaspoon
Sugar : 1/4 teaspoon
Fresh lemon juice : 1/4 teaspoon
Finely chopped cilantro : 1 tablespoon
Vegetable oil : 2 tablespoons
Coconut oil : 1/4 teaspoon
Cumin seeds : 1/4 teaspoon
Mustard : 1/4 teaspoon
Turmeric powder : 1/8 teaspoon
Chana Dal and urad Dal : 1/4 teaspoon each

Method :

Heat vegetable oil, add in mustard, cumin seeds, chana Dal and urad Dal. Add in turmeric powder.

Once the mustard splutters add in onion,ginger, garlic and green chillies.. saute for 2 minutes.

Add in salt and sugar saute once and add in mashed potatoes saute it in a medium flame for 5 minutes.

Switch off the flame, add in coconut oil, cilantro and lemon juice, mix it nicely and serve it along with ghee roast dosa.


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