Gobi Masala Dosa is a masala 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 Mysore Masala Dosa , Set Dosa , Methi | Vendhaya 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 shared the Masala Dosa Batter recipe in Mysore Masala Dosa Post . 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

Gobi Masala Dosa - Dosa is prepared with regular masala dosa batter and has a delicate spicy cauliflower filling.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian, South India
Keyword: South Indian, Street Food
Servings: 5 Dosa
Calories: 189kcal
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

  • Clean and cut the cauliflower , separate into small florets about 2 cups 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 and 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/ Cauliflower 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.

Preparing Dosa and Assembling

  • Heat a Dosa Griddle / Non Stick tawa , Pour ladleful of batter and swirl and spread the batter ,to make round Dosa.
  • Drizzle a spoonful of ghee / oil to roast dosa and allow it to cook on medium to high heat.
  • 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
  • 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.

Gobi Masala Dosa

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

Gobi Masala Dosa

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

Gobi Masala Dosa

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

Gobi Masala Dosa

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

Gobi Masala Dosa

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

Gobi Masala Dosa

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.

Gobi Masala Dosa

To make Gobi Filling:

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

Gobi Masala Dosa

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

Gobi Masala Dosa

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

Gobi Masala Dosa

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

Gobi Masala Dosa

Now add blanched cauliflower florets  and mix well.

Gobi Masala Dosa

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

Gobi Masala Dosa

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

Gobi Masala Dosa

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

Gobi Masala Dosa

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)

Gobi Masala Dosa

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

Gobi Masala Dosa

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. 

Gobi Masala 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.

Gobi Masala Dosa

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

Gobi Masala Dosa

Fold the Dosa and serve hot with Chutney and Sambar.

Gobi Masala Dosa
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