Indian Cooking Tips: How to Make Mysore Masala Masala

It is not easy to fight the temptation to sieve in the dosa, if we are standing anywhere close to our favorite dosa counter. If a fresh, piping hot Mysore masala dosa is in our sight, then it is to be on our plate the very next moment. It does just that. Sometimes, even a mere mention of a dosa makes us want to order one. If you also identify as a true dosa lover and can have a relationship with us, here is a little secret. Making dosa is not really that hard. Yes, you heard us. All you need to work on is the batsman and then, you can make as many dosas as you want, whenever and whenever you have a crushing strike. One of the most popular varieties of dos is Mysore masala dosa. As you might have guessed, this classic dosa has its origins in the city of Sandalwood- Mysore.

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Dosa is a crepe-like dish

A regular masala dosa is a dosa stuffed with a spicy, mashed potato filling. The Mysore Masala Dosa is mixed in a mixture of hot spices, onions, butter and, for a while, cheese. The dosa is first cooked with spicy tomato sauce and then a large blow of this potato mixture is added to the dosa. The real star of a good Mysore masala dosa is ‘masala’. And we have just the right recipe for you.

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Dosa is usually paired with sambar.

To make this spice, you will need potatoes, onions, garlic, ginger, coriander leaves, green chillies, salt, mustard, curry leaves.

How to prepare Masala:

  • Boil and peel the potatoes and mash them using a mash or spoon.
  • To make a paste, grind garlic, ginger, coriander leaves, green chillies and onions.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds.
  • Stir the remaining onion in it.
  • Add paste and fry for a while.
  • Now, add tomatoes, potatoes, salt and curry leaves. Mix everything together

Looks exactly like a cakewell. Find out the detailed method of ‘Masala’ and ‘Mysore Masala Dosa’ here in this episode. Try it today and tell us how you liked it.

About Sushmita SenguptaSharing a strong penchant for food, Sushmita likes everything good, tasty and smooth. Apart from discussing food, her other favorite pastime activities include reading, watching movies and watching TV shows.



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