Green Peas Masala Dosa / Peas Masala Dosa

Coming to day 2 under the theme dosa with stuffing/filling in Cooking Carnival is green peas masala dosa.
This dosa is popular in many restaurants or food joints in India.I had couple of times in restaurants in India and tastes awesome with coconut chutney and sambar.
In the original recipe,soaked dried peas is cooked and added to the masala.Here I used the frozen green peas and added to the masala.
I made the green peas masala with basic ingredients,if you want to make it rich ground cashew paste can be added.Off to the recipe..................

                                  Green Peas Masala Dosai/Peas Masala Dosa

   Basic Information

   Preparation time ~ 25-30 minutes
   Cooking time ~ 2-3 minutes/dosa
   Makes ~ 3-4  dosas



Green peas/pachai pattani
3/4 cup(frozen or fresh)
Onion(finely chopped)
1 (medium size)
Tomato(finely chopped)
2(medium size)
Ginger&garlic paste
2 tsp
Red chilly powder/milagai podi
1/2-3/4 tsp
Coriander powder/dhaniya podi
1 tsp
Turmeric powder/manjal podi
1/4 tsp
1 tsp
Garam Masala powder
1/4 tsp
Coriander leaves
1 tbs(finely chopped)
Fennel seeds/sombu
1/4 tsp
2 tsp
   To make Dosa

2 cups
as needed to
cook dosa
Onion and coriander leaves
(finely chopped)
as needed
to garnish

  •  Boil the fresh or frozen peas in a MW oven with a pinch of salt till it becomes tender. 
  •  Heat the oil in a pan and crackle the fennel seeds.Add in the onion,saute until transparent.Add the ginger and garlic paste,fry it for couple of minutes.Now add the tomato and cook it for 2-3 minutes.
  • Now add in all the spice powders,salt and give it a mix.Add the cooked green peas and mix it well.Let it cook for 3-4 minutes.Finally add in the chopped coriander leaves and put off the flame.

  To make Dosa 
  • Take the  batter and adjust the consistency with water.Heat a griddle and once it becomes hot ,add a drop of oil and wipe it off with a paper and keep the flame in medium.Pour a ladleful of batter and spread it to a circle as thin as possible.
  • Let it cook for a minute.Drizzle a generous spoon of oil and cook it in a medium flame.Once the dosa gets cooked keep 2-3 tbs of green peas masala on top the dosa..
  • Spread it evenly on the dosa and sprinkle some chopped onion and coriander leaves.Loosen the edges of the cooked dosa with a spatula and fold it to a triangle.Remove it from the pan.

  • Serve it with chutney and sambar

  • The batter consistency is very important to get a nice dosa.If you are sure with consistency then do a trial dosa and adjust it.
  • While pouring the batter on the griddle,the flame should in medium.Then only it will be easy to spread as thin as possible.
  • Use a flat base ladle to spread the dosa.
  • A perfect fermented batter is the key to get a nice golden crispy dosa.Also the addition of fenugreek seeds also.


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The green peas is such a wonderful variation , i do make it at times but I really like the way you have made the stuffing , it sounds so delicious .

coming to ur blog is like going to a gourmet restaurant Nalini ! lovely choice with green peas stuffing :)

omg your dosa varities are tempting me to the core :) looks so delicious you have made is so perfect :) lovely captures as usual ..

The stuffing looks amazing. Love the setup there.

There are lot of variations and fusion fillings for dosas nowadays. This green pea filling sounds yum.

superb captures and love this filling you have done awesome post

You are rocking the dosa series Nalini. This masal dosa looks so tempting..

Green peas masala is a nice variation to usual masala. Dosa and masala is beautifully presented.

Thats an incredible stuffing for masala dosa and the dosa looks absolutely stunning, super tempting dish.

Love love love your presentation.. awesome. I can keep looking at that picture only.

What an interesting dosa and what a beautiful presentation.

Such a unique dosa recipe! I loved the colors and the crispiness in the dosa!

Great variation to the regular masala dosa. Love it.

Your dosa series is turning me crazy and if I'm going to make all your dosas, my Punjabi family is surely going to get crazy..Lol..Dosa with peas as filling is a nice n healthier variation to potatoes.

Peas masala dosa looks so scrumptious.

I have personally never tried with this filling sounds so interesting..I love your side dishes Nalini, so beautifully arranged!

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