The Masala Dosa
November 18, 2011 • Food & Cooking
One of the most iconic foods of South India is the masala dosa. Made from a fermented batter of ground rice and lentils, dosas are a light, healthy dish often eaten for breakfast in India with coconut chutney and a thin lentil soup called sambar. For a heartier meal, spiced mashed potatoes are folded into the center of a dosa and the whole dish is called masala dosa. On our culinary tour of South India, we will have the opportunity to explore the many variations of this classic dish and learn to prepare it in the home kitchen.
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As part of our south Indian cooking class that we has organized we learned about the different types of rice dishes that are prepared in the region. Well, we learned about three dishes at least. They were the curry leaf rice, tomato rice and lemon rice. And the best part is that we got to…Read More