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Gobi Masala Dosa
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Gobi Masala Dosa

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
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 5 Dosa
Calories 189kcal
Author Muktha H S


  • 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
  • ¼ teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • ½ teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander powder
  • ½ teaspoon Fennel Seeds Powder
  • ½ teaspoon Garam Masala
  • 1.5 tablespoon Cooking Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Salt or as required
  • ½- ¾ Cup Water
  • 2 tablespoon Coriander leaves Chopped
  • Ghee / Oil for roasting Dosa , as required



  • 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 ¼ teaspoon turmeric water and ½ teaspoon 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 tablespoon of oil, add ¾ 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 ½ 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 ½ 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 ¼ 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 ⅓ cup of gobi filling , place at center and spread to half of the dosa
  • Fold the Dosa and serve hot with Chutney and Sambar.


Calories: 189kcal