Masala Dosa Recipe and Paneer/Cottage Cheese Butter Masala Dosa

This masala dosa is my mom's version. Adding paneer was my idea. I tasted paneer masala dosa at hyderbad and liked it so much they call it cheese dosa there.

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Masala Paste:
1 Inch Ginger
5 to 6 Fresh Green Chilies 
1 Sprig Curry Leaves
1/4 Tsp Cumin Seeds
  • In a mixer jar add all the above ingredients and grind to a semi coarse paste reserve.
The magic is in the masala friends...:D
Potato Filling:
3 Medium Size Potato(boiled peeled and crumbled)
2 Medium Size Onion(Finely Chopped)
1/2 Cup Peas(Frozen or Fresh)
1/4 Tsp Mustard Seeds
1/4 Tsp Split Black Gram
1/4 Tsp Split Chick Pea Dal
A Pinch Of Asafoetida 
Prepared masala paste
1 Cube Paneer for cheese dosa
1/2 Tsp Turmeric Powder
1 Tbsp Ghee
1 Tbsp Oil
Salt as per taste
  • Heat oil and ghee in a wok on medium flame add mustard seeds allow to splutter add asafoetida and fry a bit add split black gram and chick pea dal fry a bit add masala paste and fry.
  • Add onion and fry till transparent add salt and water add fresh peas and cover allow the peas to cook till well done.
  • Add crumbled potato and stir and mix all the ingredients till well combined.
  • Make sure the water has evaporated completely from the potato remove from flame and reserve. 
Lets Prepare Masala Dosa:
  • Heat a nonstick tawa or Iron tawa spread few drops of oil and place on medium flame.
  • Ladle out batter on tawa spread into dosa drizzle oil over the dosa and cover for few seconds till the upper portion has cooked.
  • Spread some onion chutney or chutney powder over the dosa place the filling in the center and fold the dosa and serve hot with chutney...Enjoy...:)

Lets Prepare Paneer Masala Dosa:
  • Follow the same step as before and prepare a dosa spread onion chutney and butter then grate paneer and place aloo masala in the middle fold and serve hot topped with butter and chutney...Enjoy...:)


  1. thats yummy and mouth watering... Its not the first time i am watching but everytime i watch my mouth is watering...i love ur cooking


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