Breakfast South Indian

Potato filling for Masala Dosa

This is the quick and easy recipe of Potato filling for Masala Dosa. If you wish to make a masala dosa (a stuffed dosa), make this stuffing first. Potato filling is must to have with any dosa especially with Masala dosa. Aloo masala is what makes a masala dosa really special and delicious. One bite of the dosa along with this scrumptious soft potato stuffing is such a perfect balance of flavours and textures. The Aloo Masala can be rolled in the dosa or served as a side dish.

Preparation Time: 5mins  ∏  Cooking Time: 20mins  ∏  Servings:2-3 persons

Level: Beginners(Easy)        ∏  Measurement: 1 Cup ≡ 250 ml ≡ 250gm

Ingredients:

  • 2 medium size boiled potato(Aloo)
  • 1 small onion chopped in slices
  • 1-2 green chillies finely chopped
  • 1/2 inch grated ginger
  • Coriander leaves – fistful (finely chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry urad dal
  • A pinch of Asafoetida (Hing)
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chilly powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 7-8 curry leaves
  • Salt as per taste
  • 2-3 teaspoon oil
  • 1/4 cup water

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How to make Potato filling:

Step1: Wash and pressure cook potatoes for 2 whistles or until soft. Peel the potatoes
and with the fingers break them into small pieces or chop them in small cubes.

Add 1-2 teaspoon oil in a heated pan, then add mustard seed and let them crackle. Keep the flame to low-medium and add hing, urad dal and saute it for a while.

Step2: Now add grated ginger and curry leaves. Saute them for 10 seconds. Add onion and chilly, saute it for 3-4 minutes till it turns out translucent. Add salt as per your taste.(Adding salt at the beginning will reduce the cooking time).

Step3: Add turmeric powder, chilly powder and boiled potato. Mix everything well with masala and saute for 2-3 minutes on medium flame.

Step4: Add 1/4 cup of water, mix every together cover the pan and cook on low heat for 6-8 minutes, keep stirring periodically.

Step5: Add lemon juice and cilantro. Once potatoes are cooked turn the stove off. The potatoes should be slightly moist and not very dry.

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Potato filling for masala dosa is ready. You can also serve this with uttapam, puri or chapati.

Potato filling for Masala Dosa

 

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