Friday, September 12, 2014

Potato Cauliflower Masala Dosa

Masala Dosas always top our menu for either breakfast or dinner and leave us a feeling of had a grand and filling meal.This potato cauliflower masala dosa is yet another variety which is very tasty and delicious and very simple to make.It tastes good with coconut chutney or tomato/onion chutney but we like to eat it even without any sidedish as the masala itself makes it up for all.

Preparation time :20 mins


Cauliflower florets-from 1 small cauliflower
Boiled potato -3 no s
Small onions(chopped)-10 nos(if you don't have small onions you can use big onion)
Chopped tomato-1 big no
Chilli powder-1 tsp
Turmeric powder-1 tsp
Salt-to taste
Jeera-1 tsp
Oil-2 tbsp
Fresh coriander leaves-few for garnish

To be grinded to a fine paste:
Garlic-5 to 6 cloves
Ginger-1 inch
Cinnamon stick-1/2 inch
Bay leaf-1
Poppy seeds-1 tsp
Cashew nuts-3 to 4
Coconut-2 tbsp
Fennel seeds-1 tsp


1.Soak the cauliflower florets in hot water with a pinch of salt and turmeric powder.

2.Grind the above said ingredients to a fine paste .

3.Heat oil in pan and add jeera.After it splutters ,add onions and sauté well.

4.After the onions turn transparent add tomatoes,turmeric powder,chilli powder and salt and mix well till the tomato gets cooked well. 

5.Now add the ground paste and roast well till the raw smell goes off.

6.Add the cauliflower florets and add a cup of water and cook till the cauliflower florets are soft.Now add the boiled and mashed potatoes.cook till the mixture thickens and there is no water in the gravy.

7.After all the water has been absorbed and the mixtures becomes thick switch off the flame and add chopped coriander leaves.

8.Make dosas as usual and place a ladle of this delicious masala in the middle of the dosa and fold the dosa and serve the potato cauliflower masala dosa hot with coconut chutney or tomato onion chutney.

*You can also add peas to this masala.
*I used multi grain flour to make the dosas and hence the color of the dosa is a bit different.
*You can add a blob of butter on top of the dosa before serving.

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