Saturday, 26 October 2013

Masala Puri

Masala puri is a famous mouth watering chaat from the streets of Bangalore(I am not sure if it is available in Mumbai. In Mumbai it could be called Ragada which is useally had with potato patties).It is  very simple to prepare this chaat. So lets check how to make Masala puri at home.

1 cup Dried Green peas (or Dried Yellow peas) ,soaked overnight and then boiled with some salt,
1 teaspoon ginger+garlic+green chilli paste,
1 teaspoon garam masala,
half  teaspoon turmeric powder,
2 tablespoon cooking oil,
2 table spoon Green chutney(Grind some coriander leaves ,pudina, tamarind and a pinch of salt ).
2 onions finely chopped (For Garnishing)
1 tomato  finely chopped (For Garnishing)
1 cup Sev/Boondi (For Garnishing)
5-6 Puris used in pani puri
2 teaspoon sweet curd(For Garnishing)
1 teaspoon tamarind sweet chutney,
pinch of zeera powder,coriander powder,red chilli powder and pepper powder to be sprinkled when serving.
  •  In a mixer grind 2 table spoon of  boiled peas to a fine paste .
  • Heat oil in a pan , add ginger+garic+green chilly paste. Fry until the raw smell of the paste vanishes.Add garam masala ,turmeric powder and green chutnet paste.Fry for two minutes.  Add the boiled peas , the green paste  made above and some water. Add some salt to taste(remember we have already added some salt to the boiled paste).
  • Boil it for 10 minutes.Close the heat.
  • Crush some Puris on a plate
  • Pour the above prepared mixture on the plate.
  • Garnish with chopped onions,tomatoes, Sev/Boondi,2 teaspoon curd,tamarind chutney .
  • Sprinkle a pinch of zeera powder,coriander powder,red chilli powder and pepper powder when serving.
Serve hot as an evening snack.


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