INSTANT CRISPY GREEN DOSA WITH CAULIFLOWER MASALA – INSTANT POT – 5 MAIN INGREDIENTS

Crispy Green Dosa( Instant )  with Cauliflower Masala  – Instant Pot – 5 Ingredients 

Crispy green Dosa is an Instant Dosa prepared with Lentils ( 4 types ) and rice or Daliya( cracked wheat ) or Quinoa . Soak for couple of hours and grind in a regular blender with sufficient water , salt and Vegetables. No need to rest the batter . You can prepare Dosa immediately . Stuffing I cooked in Instant pot. It’s a dry Cauliflower masala  prepared with good amount of vegetables ( Not regular Potato curry ) and  Mild spices. I added potatoes too for binding . No need to add water and no burnt bottom. Here are 2 simple recipes .  INSTANT Crispy Green Dosa and CAULIFLOWER MASALA .

INGREDIENTS and METHOD  FOR CAULIFLOWER MASALA  cooked in INSTANT POT : 

INGREDIENTS: 

No need to add ANY WATER 

1.  VEGETABLES :  Cauliflower florets ( small)  – 3 cups , Potato – 2 ( Peeled and cubed)and Frozen green peas – 1/2 cup , Chopped carrot ,    Onion – One big ( Finely chopped ) , Green chilli paste – 1 tbsp , Crushed Garlic – 4 cloves , Crushed Ginger – 1 tbsp

2. Spice powders – Red  chilli powder , Coriander and Cumin powder – 1 tbsp ,                  Dry mango powder or Juice of Lime or Grated raw Mango OR Sambar powder and MTR PULIGORE POWDER 

3. Oil – 2 tbsp , Salt and Turmeric – 1 /4 th tbsp

4. Seasoning – Mustard seeds – 1/2 tbsp , Cumin seeds – 1/2 tbsp and Red chillies

5 . Curry leaves and Finely chopped coriander leaves

METHOD : 

1. Peel the Potatoes and cut into small cubes . Keep them in water till you are ready to cook and to avoid discoloration. Moisture  from potatoes will help build the pressure without adding any water .

2. Turn Instant Pot to saute mode . When warm add Oil . Splutter Mustard seeds, Cumin seeds, Red chillies.

3. Add crushed garlic, Ginger and green chilli paste. Fry for a minute.

4. Add finely chopped Onions . Season with Salt and Turmeric. Mix well . Close with lid and cook for 2 minutes. Uncover and fry till onions are light brown.

5. Add Cauliflower florets , cubed potato . Mix  well . DON’T ADD ANY WATER . Close the  instant pot lid. Manual 4 minutes. Unplug when silver button pops. QPR after 5 minutes. 

6. Open the lid . Saute for 2 minutes ( Optional) . Add  frozen green peas , red chilli powder , Coriander and Cumin powder .  Add Chopped coriander and Mint leaves.

7. Squeeze Juice of lime or dry mango powder or grated raw mango. Mix gently .

                            TASTE for Salt and Spices and add accordingly .

INGREDIENTS FOR CRISPY GREEN DOSA : 

1. Urad Dal – 1 Cup,  Channa Dal – 1/2 Cup,  Toor Dal – 1/4 th Cup,  Yellow Moong Dal – 1/4 ,th Cup,  Split Green Moong Dal – 1/4 th Cup ,  Brown Basmati Rice  or Quinoa or Cracked Wheat ( Daliya)  – 2 Cups

Note : Quinoa only 1 Cup . Water for Grinding and Salt 

2. Onions – 1/2 Cup chopped and Chopped Squash or Zucchini or Yellow squash and carrot

3. Green Chillies – 2 to 4 accordingly and small piece of ginger 

4. Coriander leaves with Stems – 1/2 Cup Chopped or SPINACH ( PALAK) 

5. Oil – For Frying

METHOD:

1. Soak the Dals for One or 2 hours  . Wash before and after Soaking .                                       Don’t get rid of the Skin of Green Moong Dal if you are Using Split Green Moong Dal . Gives nice taste for the Dosa.

2. Grind the Dal’s with Green Chillies ,  ginger ,Onions, Coriander leaves , Chopped Vegetables ,Salt and enough Water.Grind the Lentils and rice    by adding little water so they grind evenly.

3. Transfer the batter to a Bowl .  Mix the batter and if needed add Water and it should  be of Spreading Consistency.

4.When the batter is ready heat a Non stick Pan and grease with little Oil and try out small    Dosa. For Second Dosa Pour 2 laddle full  of Batter on to the Pan and Spread it in a Circular Motion.

5. Cook on  a Medium or Medium High Flame. Drizzle Oil over the edges of the Dosa and in the Middle .  After it Cooked little Spread the excess Batter evenly with Spatula so it doesn’t taste raw . Spread the Cauliflower masala on cooked Dosa and fold . 

6. For next dosa Sprinkle some Water and wipe with a paper towel to bring down the temperature. Repeat the same process for remaining Dosa’s .

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If you want it a little spicy or for extra flavor Sprinkle Black chutney  Powder before spreading Cauliflower masala . 

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