Masala Puri

 Masala puri is a one of the popular chaat item served in Bangalore. Green peas gravy served with crushed puri and topped with chopped onion, chopped tomatoes and chopped coriander leaves. For a variation you can add the sweet and spicy green chutney before you serve masala puri. Enjoy the recipe !!!
Prep Time
15 Minutes
Cooking Time
40-45 Minutes
Green Peas
Moong Dal
Boiled Potato
Ginger Garlic Paste
Chat Flat Puri
1 Cup
¼ Cup
1 Medium
1 Medium
1 Tsp.
½ Tbsp.
To Taste
To Grind
Chopped Coriander Leaves
Chopped Mint Leaves
Green chillies
Bay Leaf
Tamarind Paste
½ Cup
¼ Cup
1 Inch
½ tsp.
1 Tsp.

1.     In a pressure cooker cook the green peas and moong dal separately.
2.     Chop onion roughly.
3.     Heat a pan with oil. Add onion and sauté till pink in color. Now add ginger garlic paste and sauté for 1-2 minutes. Let it cool.
4.     In a blender add the above ingredients in “to grind” with the cooked moong dal and sauted onion. Grind to a smooth paste.
5.     Now heat a table spoon of oil in a pan and pour the paste. Add water to the paste so that it has a consistency of milkshake. Mix well. Add salt accordingly. Let this mixture come to a nice boil. Cook on low to medium heat.
6.     Peel and mash the potato. Add this to the boiling paste. Let it cook for 4-5 minutes. Now add the cooked green peas. Let this whole mixture cook for 9-10 minutes. Put off the heat.
7.     Now to serve, take a plate / bowl, pour the masala, add crushed puri’s , add chopped onion and tomatoes. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with a piece of lime / lemon.


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