Jan 6, 2012

Soya Masala Dosa

Soya is one of the very rich source of protein esp for vegetarians.
Dosa Batter - 1 cup
Soya nuggets - 2cup (even Soya granules can be used)
Onion - 2
Tomatoes - 2
Ginger - 1inch
Curry Leaves
Green Coriander
Mustard - 1tbs
Jeera - 1tbs
Asafatida - 1pinch
Turmeric powder - 1/2tbs
Red chilly powder - 1/2tbs
Garam Masala powder - 1/2tbs
Refined oil to saute - 2tbs
Salt to taste
Water - 2cups
Butter if preferred to make dosa
You can use garlic chopped or ground if required.

1. Boil the soya nuggets in water and squeeze them to take out excess water.
2. Now slice them into small pieces.
3. Finely chop onion, green chillies, ginger, green coriander, tomato.
4. In a wok add refined oil heat it and then add mustard seeds splutter them.
5. Add asafatida, jeera and curry leaves.
6. Add onions, green chillies, ginger to it and saute them till they become transparent.
7. Add tomato and saute for 1min.
8. Add all dry powders and saute well. Add salt as required.Remember the dosa batter also has salt so put salt a bit low.
9. Now add the soya which were minced or diced.
10. Saute them well. Do not have any water texture.
11. End by adding green coriander leaves.

Few more tips: You can even add tomato sauce and soya sauce to give it a Chinese touch.

Method for making the Soya Masala Dosa:
1.Now take the dosa batter heat a tawa and pour 1/2tps of oil and spread well.
2.Lower the heat and pour the dosa batter and spread well in circular or oval motion.
3.Now raise the heat and then add butter to corners.
4.Make a crisp dosa turn to another side. leave for 30secs.
5.Now again turn to the white side which is the inner side and the brown side facing downwards.

6.Add the soya masala it a bit in the middle and close the dosa in half moon shape.
7.Press it gently so that it closes well. Add few more drops of butter/oil/ghee to it and serve hot.

This dosa doesn't require any condiments. You can even soya masala for rice chapattis and phulkas.


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