Potato Curry For Masala Dosa

imagePotato curry for masala dosa

Potato curry is used for stuffing masala dosa. This is very quick recipe and goes well with dosa, roti or even with hot steamed rice. Potatoes are steamed, onions are sautéed in the tempering and steamed potatoes are added with sautéed onions. Chopped Green chillies and required amount of salt, coriander leaves, curry leaves are also added. Here I present very tasty potato curry which is used to stuff the dosa. Njoy Cooking, Serving n Savoring!

Author: Akshayakumbham
Course: Accompaniment/side dish
Cuisine: South Indian
Servings: 4-6


Potatoes: 2 nos. Big or 4 nos. small

Onion: 1 no. Big

Green chillies: 2 nos.

Red chilli: 1 no.

Curry leaves: A sprig

Coriander leaves: Few

Salt: As required

Turmeric: Generous pinch

Dosa Batters: Required amount for pouring dosas.


Oil: 1 1/2 tbsp

Mustard: 1 tsp

Urad dal: 1 tsp

Chana dal: 1 tsp

Hing: A pinch

Method of preparation:

1. Take 2 large potatoes, rinse them well with water. Peel the skin and chop them into cubes.

2. Steam the chopped potatoes in a pressure cooker for 5 whistles keeping on a high flame.image

3. Heat kadai and pour oil for tempering. Put mustard, urad dal and chana dal. When mustard splutter add a pinch of hing into it.image

image4. Add chopped green chillies, curry leaves and broken red chilli too. Sauté for few seconds.image

5. Now add thinly sliced onions into it. Mix thoroughly.imageimage

6. Add a pinch of turmeric. Mix well and fry till the onion turn into translucent.imageimage

7. Now add steamed potatoes and mix well. Add required amount of salt.image

8. Sauté the mixture for two minutes and switch off the flame.image

9. Transfer the curry into a bowl and garnish with coriander leaves. Now the potato curry for stuffing dosa is ready.image

10. Heat Pan and season with oil. Take a ladle full of dosa batter and pour onto the hot Pan. Spread the batter to get thin dosa and drizzle oil along the edges of the dosa.image

11. Now place one tbsp of potato curry and fold the dosa into required shape.image

12. Transfer the dosa onto a serving plate and serve hot with other accompaniments.image

13. I’ve prepared cucumber chutney and coconut chutney along with potato curry. Enjoy the masala dosa with other accompaniments.image

Please click on the links for detailed recipes.Dosakaya Pacchadi /Cucumber ChutneyCoconut Chutney