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Dosa filling, traditional but not potato?

seattledebs Oct 13, 2007 09:58 PM

Anyone have a delicious, traditional recipe for a dosa filling that isn't potato based? I'd ideally like this in time to start cooking it Sunday afternoon. Something bean/vegetable based or lentil/vegetable based perhaps.

Thank you!

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    jsaimd RE: seattledebs Oct 13, 2007 11:13 PM

    don't have a recipe but paneer is a favorite of my family.

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      piccola RE: seattledebs Oct 14, 2007 05:47 PM

      I usually order the mushroom dosa, but I can't seem to find a recipe.

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        seattledebs RE: piccola Oct 15, 2007 10:49 AM

        I'd love recipes for either mushroom or paneer dosa fillings, if anyone finds them!

        For yesterday, we ended up doing a filling of cauliflower and string beans. It was tasty, but I'd like to try other options too.

      2. luckyfatima RE: seattledebs Oct 15, 2007 11:09 AM

        you can really fill a dosa with anything. I second paneer, you could also do spinach and paneer together. You can even eat dosas with meat qorma (that is traditional for Madrasi Muslims). My favorite dosa is called a "spring dosa." It isn't traditional per say, but it is a common one on menus in dosa joints. It has the same ingredients as a Chinese veg. spring roll, you know, match stick cut carrots, shredded cabbage, bean sprouts, green onion, but the veg is raw. there is no soy sauce, just the veggies alone. Stuffed into a piping hot dosa, those crunchy veggies are sooo delicious, dipped into sambhar and with coconut chutney . You can also paint the inside of a dosa with a chutney that you like, like a coconut mint, a coconut with red chili, or whatever.

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