02 January 2014


Kattuyanam is a traditional variety of rice grown in Tamilnadu. Mostly organic farmers only prefer growing this crop. This rice variety is very high in protein, controls sugar and provides strength to veins. Most of the Organic stores in Chennai stores this rice variety. 
What you need for Dosa Batter:
Kattuyanam rice - 1 and 1/2 cup
Brown rice - 1and 1/2 cup
Black Urad Dhal- 3/4 cup
Fenugreek seeds - 1/4 tsp
Salt as reqd

How to make:
Soak rice with methi seeds and dhal seperately for 5 hrs and grind to smooth batter mix it add salt and ferment it.
What you need for Kalan Masala:
Mushroom - 1 pkt
Onion - 1 no
Tomatoes - 2 nos
Ginger n Garlic paste - 1/2 tsp
Red chilli powder - 1 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Garam masala - 1/2 tsp
Coriander - 2 tbsp
Saunf - 1/4 tsp
Oil- 1 tsp
Salt as reqd

How to make masala:
Heat oil in a pan add saunf roast it add onions saute well add tomatoes, ginger n garlic paste mix well add red chilli powder, coriander powder and cook till tomatoes soften.

Add chopped mushrooms, salt, garam masala and add 3/4 cup water and cook till the masala is cooked. Switch it off and add chopped coriader.

Make crispy dosa and add mushroom masala in dosa and serve hot.


  1. Kalan masala dosa looks o wonderful !

  2. Delicious dosa recipe!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. Delicious and healthy to look at masala dosa. Wonderfully prepared.

  4. This rice variety is very new to me...sounds like a healthier option...dosa look tempting

  5. Mushroom masala, looks spicy and delicious...do try to visit my place when time permits love to have your feedback dear.following u glad if u follow me back.. Have a good day.. Happy Blogging

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  6. Que rico y hermoso postre una delicia,abrazos.

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