Dosa is a most tasty and traditional south Indian
Masala dosa is popular world-wide. From a famous, woman international
player to a well-known website, cnn.com, dosa is liked by many.
article, "World's 50 most delicious foods," this website has included
in its list, the masala dosa.
Whether the person is young or young-at-heart, he or she most probably
likes the dosa, in particular, the masala variety.
It will have a
generous amount of butter or ghee (clarified butter) and its inner part
will have a light spread of coconut or red chili chutney and a filing
of potato curry, also known as the masala
, making the dosa very delicious.
In addition to the masala dosa, there are also other types of dosas.
- Wheat flour dosa
- Ragi dosa
- Bread Dosa
- Rava Dosa
Some dosas give health benefits too. Take for instance, the moong dal
It is nutritious, particularly if this dosa is made from sprouted
moong. Ragi dosa too is in the category of dosas that give a health
An info you should know about dosa recipes is you need to prepare and
use, in general, specific types of batter to make specific kinds of
The masala dosa batter has to be prepared, a day before you intend to
make this food, and set aside for the batter to ferment overnight.
One or more side-dishes can be used with a dosa. Some like to use
and chutney and yet others only the chutney. You can use a curry, or
use the dal and vegetables in a sambar, too, to enjoy this food.
Chutneys for Dosas
Visit the Chutney Recipes
page for a range
of chutneys that are good choices as side dishes for dosas.