Gobi Masala Dosa is dosa recipe where the filling will be made out of cauliflower. Dosa needs no explanation , as it famous world wide . When there is a prefix Masala with Dosa , it refers to the kind of filling that is placed inside the Dosa. Basically Dosa is a rice and dal combination , overnight fermented batter. A regular Masala Dosa is one with Potato filling. So depending on the Dosa filling various names like Gobi Masala Dosa , Paneer Masala Dosa , Schezwan Masala Dosa and Cheese Dosa comes to existence.

Gobi masala Dosa

Dosa is regular breakfast in any South Indian home . One may see varieties of Dosa like Masala Dosa , Set Dosa ,Rava Dosa ,Paper Dosa, Neer Dosa , Adai and Pesarattu . I often do all the varieties of Dosa for breakfasts but never thought of clicking the pictures. As there was ,requests from many , thought of posting a Dosa Recipe. I’ll share all the Dosa varieties recipes soon.

At home , we prepare different kind of batter for making different Dosa’s. Masala Dosa should be crispy from outside and soft inside. I have separately shared the post of Masala Dosa Batter . Here I’m sharing the recipe of Gobi Masala / Cauliflower Masala that is used as a filling for Gobi Masala Dosa.

Gobi Masala Dosa

Other South Indian Breakfast recipes on blog are : Pesarattu , Instant Oats Dosa , Rava Idli ,Medu Vada , Instant Paddu , Pongal , Bisi Bele Bath , Poori Saagu , Lemon Rice and Puliyogare .

RECIPE CARD FOR GOBI MASALA DOSA

Gobi Masala Dosa
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 

Gobi Masala Dosa - Dosa is prepared with regular masala dosa batter and has a delicate spicy cauliflower filling.

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian, South India
Keyword: South Indian, Street Food
Servings: 5 Dosa
Calories: 189 kcal
Author: Muktha H S
Ingredients
  • 5 cups Masala Dosa Batter
  • 2 cups Cauliflower small florets
  • 2 no Onions , medium size , finely chopped
  • 1 no Tomato , regular size , finely chopped
  • 1 no Potato , medium size ,boiled and mashed
  • 2 no Green chillies
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 6-7 no Garlic Cloves
  • 5-6 no Whole cashews
  • 1/4 Tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Red chilli powder
  • 1 Tsp Coriander powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Fennel Seeds Powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Garam Masala
  • 1.5 Tbsp Cooking Oil
  • 1 Tsp Salt or as required
  • 1/2- 3/4 Cup Water
  • 2 Tbsp Coriander leaves Chopped
  • Ghee / Oil for roasting Dosa , as required
Instructions
Preparations
  1. Clean and cut the cauliflower , separate into small florets about 2 cups and set aside.Bring water to rolling boiling and add cauliflower florets.

  2. Add 1/4 tsp turmeric water and 1/2 tsp salt , cook for 2 minutes and turn off the heat.

  3. Using a colander drain all water and keep the cauliflower florets aside.

  4. Soak 5 cashews in little water for 10 minutes , drain water and blend cashews into fine paste.

  5. Boil 1 medium size potato , peel skin and mash into very smooth and set aside.

  6. In a blender or mixer jar , blend 2 green chillies , 1 inch ginger and 6-7 medium size garlic cloves into fine paste , keep it aside.

To make Gobi/ Cauliflower Filling
  1. In a pan , heat 1.5 Tbsp of oil, add 3/4 cup finely chopped onions, fry them till translucent.

  2. Add in prepared green chilli ,ginger and garlic paste , fry till raw smell goes off.

  3. Now add in 1/2 cup finely chopped tomatoes, mix well.

  4. Add in turmeric powder , red chilli powder , coriander powder , fennel powder and garam masala , mix well everything .

  5. Now add blanched cauliflower florets and mix well.

  6. Take about 1/2 cup of water and add into the the masala , add salt and continue to cook on medium heat.

  7. Add in the prepared cashew paste , blender rinsed water ( about 1/4 cup) and mix well.

  8. Now add in well mashed boiled potato, mix well everything .

  9. Close the lid and cook on a medium heat ,till water gets absorbed and looks like a thick gravy. ( It still thickens once after it cools down)

  10. Turn off the heat , add chopped coriander leaves and mix well.

Preparing Dosa and Assembling
  1. Heat a Dosa Griddle / Non Stick tawa , Pour ladleful of batter and swirl and spread the batter ,to make round Dosa.

  2. Drizzle a spoonful of ghee / oil to roast dosa and allow it to cook on medium to high heat.

  3. Once it's cooked completely and base looks crispy and golden brown colour , take 1/3 cup of gobi filling , place at center and spread to half of the dosa

  4. Fold the Dosa and serve hot with Chutney and Sambar.

Step by Step Directions for Making of Gobi Masala Dosa:

Preparations:

Clean and cut the cauliflower , separate into small florets and set aside.

Bring water to rolling boiling and add cauliflower florets. Add 1/4 tsp turmeric water and 1/2 tsp salt.

Cook for 2 minutes, once it comes to boil turn off the heat.

Using a colander drain all water and keep the cauliflower florets aside.

Soak 5 cashews in little water for 10 minutes , drain water and blend cashews into fine paste.

Boil 1 medium size potato , peel skin and mash into very smooth and set aside.

In a blender or mixer jar , blend 2 green chillies , 1 inch ginger and 6-7 medium size garlic cloves into fine paste , keep it aside.

To make Gobi Filling:

In a pan , heat 1.5 Tbsp of oil, add 3/4 cup finely chopped onions, fry them till translucent.

Add in prepared green chilli ,ginger and garlic paste , fry till raw smell goes off.

Now add in 1/2 cup finely chopped tomatoes, mix well.

Add in turmeric powder , red chilli powder , coriander powder , fennel powder and garam masala , mix well everything .

Now add blanched cauliflower florets  and mix well.

Take about 1/2 cup of water and add into the the masala , add salt and continue to cook on medium heat.

Add in the prepared cashew paste , blender rinsed water ( about 1/4 cup) and mix well.

Now add in well mashed boiled potato, mix well everything .

Close the lid and cook on a medium heat ,till water gets absorbed and looks like a thick gravy. ( It still thickens once after it cools down)

Turn off the heat , add chopped coriander leaves and mix well.

Make Dosa and Assemble:

Heat a Dosa Griddle / Non Stick tawa , Pour ladleful of batter and swirl and spread the batter ,to make round Dosa. 

Close the lid and cook for a minute , open the lid drizzle a spoonful of ghee / oil to roast dosa and allow it to cook on medium to high heat.

Once its cooked to crispy golden brown , take 1/4 cup of gobi filling and place at center .

Fold the Dosa and serve hot with Chutney and Sambar.

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