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Madrasi Dosa: Make This Madras-Style Dosa in Just 20 Minutes



There is something extraordinary about a plate of dosa with chutney and sambar that soothes our soul every time we indulge in it. A quintessential South Indian dish, this iconic recipe makes for a complete meal, be it for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Thin, crunchy and filling inside, dosa are wafer-like crepes that are loaded with delicious spices that can please the taste buds as well as our stomachs in a matter of minutes. If you are a die-hard dosa lover (just like us), then here we bring you another classic dosa recipe for you to try at home. It is called Madrasi Dosa. As the name suggests, this recipe is a typical dosa recipe from the streets of Chennai.

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Made with raw rice flour, steamed rice with urad dal and chana dal and much more, this dosa is perfectly crisp and crunchy. The delicious masala filling spells magic on the taste buds. You can also add some chopped chillies, onions and shredded coconut if you want your dosa to be more flavourful. Wondering how to make it from the comfort of your own home? Here we have brought you a very easy, quick and simple recipe. read on.

About Madrasi Dosa Recipe: How to Make Madrasi Dosa

The steps to make this recipe are almost identical to the ubiquitous masala dosa, the only difference is that it includes steamed rice and several dals to give the recipe extra crunch and flavor. To start with the recipe, all you need to do is soak raw rice, urad dal, chana dal, tur dal together.

After soaking for 3-4 hours, mix these ingredients together and then add boiled rice. Blend again. Now heat oil in a heavy bottomed vessel for aloo masala, add mustard seeds and when they start spluttering, put urad dal in it and let the lentils turn red.

Then, add curry leaves, green chillies and ginger and mix for a few seconds. Add chopped onion and fry on low to medium flame for 5-6 minutes.

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If you love to explore different types of dosas, then this recipe is a must try! Try it at home and let us know how it fared in the comment section below. Happy Cooking!