Thursday, January 21, 2010

Aloo curry for Masala Dosa

Most of the south Indians favorite breakfast is Masala Dosa. Whenever I visit a restaurant for breakfast I definitely go for Masala Dosa. Specially the mouthwatering aloo curry / masala placed inside the dosa is absolutely ummmmmmm.. no words. I tried to make this curry which will go best with rice, roti and even dosas.This is adopted from mom inlaw . So many recipes I learnt from her. All the credits goes to her.

Ingredients :
• 5 medium potatoes boiled
• 2 medium onions finely chopped
• 4 green chillies ( according to taste)
• Salt to taste
• 2 tbsp oil
• ½ cup coriander leaves
For thadka / popu
• 1 tsp Mustard seeds
• 1tsp urad dal / minapappu
• 1 tsp chana dal/ sengapappu
• Pinch hing / asofotida
• 1 tsp turmeric
• 1 tbsp curry leaves
• 2 tbsp lemon juice (optional)

Aloo Masala curry

How to prepare :
1. Heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds, when they start spluttering, add urad dal
and chana dal, fry till golden brown.
2. Next add turmeric , finely chopped green chillies and onions and fry till onions are translucent.
3. Add curry leaves with partly mashed potatoes and salt. Mix it properly.
4. Stir for 5 mins. Then add lemon juice and mix properly and remove it from the flame.
5. Sprinkle coriander leaves.
6. Spicy and hot aloo curry is ready.

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