Idlies and dosas, both are the typical South Indian breakfast which have their own place in every houses. Masala dosa is one among the most favourite dish of my family, whenever we go to Indian restaurant, my kids wont hesitate a second to order masala dosas as they are crazy fan of this dish. Though dishing out masala dosa is not a big task to prepare at home,dunno why am very rare to make them at home. Masala dosa has its origins in Tuluva Mangalorean cuisine. Dosa when stuffed with spicy potato masala served with chutneys and sambar makes this delightful breakfast dish. Masala dosas is quite popular in South India, however it can be found in all part of the country and also around the world. However preparation of masala dosas do varies from city to city. Masala dosas can be prepared in two ways, usually masala dosas are stuffed with potato masala while Mysore masala dosa is stuffed with potato masala however red chutney with red chillies ,onion and garlic is applied inside the dosa before stuffing.

Masala Red RIce Dal Dosa, Gluten Free Masala Red rice dosa

My today’s post is quite an interesting breakfast or dinner dish as the dosa batter is prepared with red rice, and with a combination of dals together. And this red rice dal dosa batter doesnt need fermentation, obviously if you prepare this dosa batter, you can dish out your dosa after an hour or two hours for your breakfast or for dinner. Stuff them with spicy potato masala and serve with your favourite chutneys or sambar. We finished out meal happily without any fuss and enjoyed this crispy masala dosa thoroughly. Am running this week’s blogging marathon with Everyday Lunch/Dinner as theme, and these masala red rice dal dosa goes to this theme.

Masala Red rice dosa

Red Rice Dal Dosa
1cup Red rice
1/2cup Channadal
1/4cup Toor dal
1/2up Yellow split moongdal
1/4cup Urad dal
3nos Dry red chillies
1/2tsp Fennel seeds

Soak the red rice along with all dals for atleast 4 hours.

Grind the soaked dals and ragi with dry red chillies, fennel seeds with enough water and salt with bit coarse paste.

Heat a nonstick pan.

Pour a ladle of this red rice paruppu dosa batter, drizzle the oil and cook on both sides until the adai get well cooked.

Masala Red rice dal dosa

Potato masala:

2nos Potatoes (pressure cooked)

1no Onion (chopped)

2nos Chillies(chopped)

1tsp Mustard seeds

few curry leaves

1/4tsp Turmeric powder



Heat oil,let splutters the mustard seeds,now add the chopped onions,chopped ginger,curry leaves.

Fry until the onions turns transculent.

Add the turmeric,salt and potatoes,cook for few minutes.

Assembling the Masala dosa:

Spread the potato masala to the cooked dosa, fold the dosa.

Serve with sambar, chutneys or idly podi.

Red rice Masala Dosa, Masala Red rice dosa

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