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Spicy Masala Dosa

spice type dosa

Recipe by Vinod Kumar of bangalore, IN

This is especially good when you have dosa batter that is more than 2 days old and little sour. This recipe will supress the sourness because of all the masala and make the dosa really tasty.

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • Dosa batter - as required
    • 1 Onion
    • 2 long Green chilies
    • Turmeric powder a pinch
    • 1 tbsp Bengal Gram
    • 5 Cashew nuts, broken to small bits
    • Curry leaves - few
    • Salt to taste
    • 1 tsp Oil


    1. Heat a pan with oil, fry the channa dal and cashew nuts to golden. Then add onions, turmeric powder, chili and curry leaves and saute well
    2. In a bowl, take the required dosa batter, add the spiced masala to the dosa batter and mix well.
    3. Heat a tawa, once its hot, take a ladle ful of dosa batter as you would do a regular dosa and spread as a regular dosa, sprinkle oil on top and cook with lid covered. Flip to the other side to get it cooked.
    4. The result will be chunky spicy masala dosa. Serve with chutney