Saturday, May 14, 2011

Broccoli Potato Masal Roast

      Usual masal roast but for a change i added some broccoli florets. This is one of my fav combo too. No need to expalin about the taste of masal roast ..its almost everyone's favorite n everyone has their own's mine..

  1. Aloo/Potato    3 medium (boiled n roughly mashed)
  2. Broccoli   cut in to small florets-1 cup
  3. Onion    1 large (sliced)
  4. Tomato   1 small(chopped)
  5. Green chillies   3-4 no.(slit open)
  6. Ginger   1 tsp(finely chopped)
  7. Garlic  1 clove(crushed)
  8. Curry leaves    few
  9. Turmeric powder   1/4 tsp
  10. Curry powder   1/2 tsp
  11. Salt    as needed
  12. Oil    2-3 tsp
  13. Mustard seeds   1/2 tsp
  14. Fennel seeds   1/2 tsp
  15. Curry Leaves    few
  16. Chana dal   1 tbsp(soak it in warm water for 10 minutes)
  17. Cilantro   few (finely chopped)
  • Boil the potatoes ,peel the skin and mash them roughly and keep aside.
  • Soak chana dal in 1/3 cup warm water for 10 minutes and drain it in paper towel and keep aside.(do not throw the soaked water...keep aside )
  • Heat oil in a pan,add mustard seeds and fennel seeds wait till it pop, and then add the soaked n drained chana dal fry lighly and add crushed garlic,chopped ginger,curry leaves,green chillies fry them lightly.
  • And add sliced onions,sprinkle some salt and saute till onions turns soft and add the chopped tomatoes and saute till mushy.
  • Now add the broccoli florets and turmeric powder and fry for 2-3 minutes.
  • Then add the mashed potatoes ,enough salt and mix everything well and saute for 1 minute.
  • Then add the chana soaked left over water and cook covered for few minutes.
  • Lastly add  the curry powder and cilantro ,mix well and simmer for 2 minutes.
  • Thats it..broccoli potato masal is now ready for the masal roast.Can have with poori also.
  • Heat a tawa,when it gets hot... pour a ladle ful of batter and spread in circular motion..make it thin crepes.
  • drizzle some oil and cover the dosa with lid and cook till turns crisp then Keep 2 spoonful of masal in the center.
  • Then fold the both edges of the dosa or make a fold like triangle shape and remove from the tawa.
  • Serve the broccoli potato masal roast with coconut chutney and sambar.


  1. Nice way to incorporate brocolli .. dosai looks so crispy and nice.


  2. Thats a different stuffing.. Like it ! dosa looks so crispy.. i love dosas this way :)

  3. i love masala dosa....nice way to eat broccoli

  4. The dosa looks so good in the shape of triangle..I make cauliflower masala but broccoli masala is a nice idea.

  5. Really New Combo sangeetha!!!I never heard b4...Dosa luks perfectly crispy... :)

  6. Thats a very new and yummy looking stuffing... Super idea...

  7. Very crispy dosa and superb filling.

  8. Interesting addition to the usual one...loved the clicks

  9. what is the curry powder? is it garam masala powder?


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