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South indian Platter

charu gupta
120 minutes
Prep Time
60 minutes
Cook Time
10 People
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ABOUT South indian Platter RECIPE

This is a south Indian platter consisting of dosa, chutney and sambhar. This is a delicious breakfast option and is liked by all, at my home.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Others
  • South Indian
  • Boiling
  • Sauteeing
  • Breakfast and Brunch
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 10

  1. For the dosa : urad dal 1 cup
  2. Rice 3 cups
  3. Channa dal 1 tbsp
  4. Mustard seeds 1 tsp
  5. Raw poha 1 tbsp
  6. Salt 1 tsp
  7. Water to grind
  8. For the filling of the masala dosa : Boiled potatoes 5
  9. Oil 2 tsp
  10. Mustard [sarson] seeds 1 tsp
  11. Channa dal 1 tsp
  12. Curry leaves 7- 8
  13. Salt 1 tsp
  14. Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
  15. Sambar powder 1 tsp
  16. Red chilli powder 1/2 tsp
  17. For the sambar : Toor [arhar] dal - 1 cup
  18. Bottle gourd [cut in cubes] 1 cup
  19. Tomatoes 6 cut into cubes
  20. Ladies fingers [Okra] 8 pieces cut length wise in four pieces
  21. Salt 3 - 4 tsp
  22. Turmeric powder 1 tsp
  23. Red chilli powder 1/2 tsp
  24. Sambar powder 3- 4 tsp
  25. Tamarind pulp 2 tbsp
  26. Hing [asfoetida] powder 1/2 tsp
  27. Ghee 2 tsp
  28. For Tempering : Ghee 1 tbsp
  29. Sarson [mustard] seeds 1 tsp
  30. Curry leaves 8-10
  31. Whole Dry Red chilli 1


  1. Soak the rice, dal, mustard seeds ,channa dal ,and the poha for 6- 7 hours .Soak them all together.
  2. Drain the water and grind in a mixer into a fine paste. Add salt and keep the batter to ferment.for 8-10 hours . The batter should be slightly thicker than the pouring consistency
  3. For the filling, heat a pan with some oil. Add channa dal ,cook for about a minute.
  4. Than add the sarson [mustard] seeds .Let it splutter. To this add the whole red chilli ,and curry leaves. Cook for a while.
  5. Add all the powdered masalas & saute. Now add the boiled potatoes. Cook for 5- 10 minutes.
  6. To make the dosa, heat a non stick pan. Smear some oil on it and wipe it with a wet cloth. this makes the surface extra non stick.
  7. Lower the flame and put a ladle of the dosa batter onto the tawa, move the ladle clockwise in a circular mention so that the dosa is formed. Apply some oil on the sides.
  8. Higher the flame and let it cook for a minute and then put a tbsp of the filling in the center and roll the dosa .
  9. For sambar, Wash and soak the dal for 1/2 an hour.
  10. In the pressure cooker put the dal ,all the cut veggies except the lady finger ,and all the masalas, & some ghee as well.
  11. Put 2 cups of water . Close the lid .Let it pressure cook till 3- 4 whistles. Switch off the gas. Let the pressure drop on its own
  12. After the pressure drops open the lid and blend the mixture with blender. In the meantime put a heavy bottom vessel on the flame , heat some ghee in it.
  13. Put hing ,sarson seeds. , whole red chilli curry leaves ,cook for a while. Put the sambar powder. Cook
  14. Add the lady fingers ,saute for 5 MTS. Put the blended dal mixture.
  15. Add 2-3 cups of water , boil it. Add the tamarind pulp . Cook for another 15 MTS
  16. Serve hot with the dosa.

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Anupama Kumari
Anupama Kumari   Jan-16-2017

Nice one dear!

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