Aloo Masala For Dosa


Potatoes 2 Large
Oil 1 Tablespoon
Asafoetida 1 Pinch
Cumin seeds 1/2 Teaspoon
Mustard seeds 1/2 Teaspoon
Turmeric 1/2 Teaspoon
Green chili 1 , finely chopped
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Juice of lemon 1 Teaspoon
Cilantro 1 Tablespoon , chopped



1. Boil the potatoes until they are soft let it cool.

2. Peel and chop the potatoes in small pieces.


3. In a frying pan, heat oil on medium high. Test the heat by adding one cumin seed to the oil if it cracks right away, then oil is ready.

4. Add the cumin seeds, mustard seeds and asafetida and wait for the seeds to crackle.

5. Combine turmeric, potatoes, green chili, and salt stir-fry for a few minutes.

6. Add lemon juice and cilantro mix well.

7. Cook the potatoes till slightly moist and not very dry.


8. Serve hot as a side dish or filling for masala dosa.


Try adding 2 tablespoons of shredded carrots and 1/8 cup of green peas to potato mixture.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 158Calories from Fat 38

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g6.2%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 254 mg10.58%

Total Carbohydrates 29 g9.7%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 3 g6%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet