Masala Puri

Masala Puri Chaat | Karnataka Style Masala Puri

Masala Puri Chaat recipe with short video and step by step pictures. Masala Puri is a famous chaat from Mysore Bangalore regions . Here the term Masala refers to the spicy gravy made with dry green peas . This chaat is served with crushed Puri , ladle full of spicy masala gravy and finally topped with titbits of assorted veggies and sev . This is one of the most popular and favourite chaat among young generations in the region.

Masala Puri Chaat | Karnataka Style Masala Puri

Many stories are associated with this Chaat . It brings me so many memories of our college days, I feel nostalgic about this. Many small fights , make ups and challenges those days were for this 1 plate of Masala Puri , Pani Puri and Churmuri . LOL ….., it brings so much of funny , caring and lovable memories. I guess many of our generation people have these kind of memories 🙂

Masala Puri Chaat | Karnataka Style Masala Puri

Other Chaat and street food recipes that may interest you are : Pav Bhaji , Misal Pav , Puchka and Churumuri

RECIPE CARD FOR MASALA PURI CHAAT

Masala Puri

Masala Puri Chaat

A spicy gravy made with dry green peas is served with puri , tidbits of assorted vegetables and crunchy sev . It is one of the most popular chaat in Karnataka.
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Author :Muktha H S
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Karnataka
Keywords: Chaat, snacks, Street Food
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Soaking Hours: 8 hours
Total Time: 8 hours 40 minutes
Servings (change the number to scale) : 8 People

Ingredients

To Pressure Cook

  • 1 cup Dry Peas , soaked for 7-8 hours
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 no Potatoes, medium size
  • 2 cups Water

For Masala Paste

  • 2 Tsp Oil
  • 1 inch Cinnamon Stick
  • 2 no Cloves
  • 1/2 Tsp Jeera / Cumin Seeds
  • 1/4 Tsp Black peppercorns
  • 1 no Marathi Moggu
  • 1/4 Tsp Stone Flower
  • 1/2 cup Onion , chopped
  • 2-3 no Garlic cloves
  • 1/2 inch Ginger
  • 3 no Green chillies
  • 1/2 Tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 Tbsp Mint Leaves
  • 2 Tbsp Coriander Leaves
  • 1/2 cup Soaked Dry Green peas , cooked

For Masala Gravy

  • 2 Tbsp Oil
  • 1/4 Tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Red Chilli powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Dry Mango Powder / Amchur powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Chaat Powder
  • 2 1/2-3 Cups Water
  • 1 1/2 -2 Tsp Salt or as required

For Assembling

  • 5-6 no's Puri , crushed
  • 3/4 cup Masala Gravy
  • 2 Tbsp Tomatoes , chopped
  • 2 Tbsp Onions , chopped
  • 2 Tbsp Boiled Potatoes , mashed
  • 1 Tbsp Carrot , grated
  • 1/2 Tbsp Coriander Leaves
  • 2 Tbsp Sev
  • 1 pinch Garam masala powder
  • 1 pinch Chaat masala
  • 1 pinch salt
  • Lime Juice , few drops

Instructions

  • Pressure cook soaked dry green peas , 2 boiled potatoes , 1/2 tsp of salt with 2 cups of water for 3-4 whistles.
  • Allow pressure to release on its own . Peel potato skin , mash and set it aside.

For Masala Paste

  • Heat 2 tsp oil in a pan , add cinnamon stick , cloves, black peppercorns, cumin seeds , stone flower , Marathi moggu and saute well.
  • Add 1/2 cup chopped onions, 2- 3 garlic cloves , 1/2 inch ginger , 3 green chillies and saute till , raw smell goes off.
  • Now add in 1/2 tsp red chilli powder , coriander powder , mint leaves , coriander leaves and mix well.
  • Turn off the stove /heat . Allow it to cool
  • Transfer the sauteed masala into a blender and blend to a coarse paste.
  • Add 1/2 cup of boiled green peas ,to this blended masala , add little water and blend to a very smooth paste.

For Masala Gravy

  • Heat 1 Tbsp of Oil , add 1/8 tsp of turmeric powder , 1/2 tsp of chilli powder .
  • Instantly add the above ground paste and mix well.
  • Add 1 1/2 – 2 cups of water and bring it to boil.
  • Now add in salt , 1/2 tsp of dry mango powder and chaat masala .
  • Add in boiled green peas . Adjust water if needed , once it comes to boil ,keep it on simmer and set aside.

To Assemble

  • Crush 5-6 puris , add 4 ladle full of hot masala gravy along with green peas.
  • Top it with chopped tomatoes, grated carrots, chopped onions, boiled potatoes and coriander leaves.
  • Sprinkle pinch of salt , chaat masala , garam masala powder.
  • Add few drops of lime juice and top with some crispy sev and serve immediately.

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Step by Step Directions for making Masala Puri Chaat

Pressure cook soaked dry green peas , 2 boiled potatoes , 1/2 tsp of salt with 2 cups of water for 3-4 whistles.

Masala Puri Chaat | Karnataka Style Masala Puri

Allow pressure to release on its own . Peel potato skin , mash and set it aside.

Masala Puri Chaat | Karnataka Style Masala Puri

For Masala Paste

Heat 2 tsp oil in a pan , add cinnamon stick , cloves, black peppercorns, cumin seeds , stone flower , Marathi moggu and saute well.

Masala Puri Chaat | Karnataka Style Masala Puri

Add 1/2 cup chopped onions, 2- 3 garlic cloves , 1/2 inch ginger , 3 green chillies and saute till , raw smell goes off. Now add in 1/2 tsp red chilli powder , coriander powder , mint leaves , coriander leaves and mix well.

Masala Puri Chaat | Karnataka Style Masala Puri

Turn off the stove /heat . Allow it to cool .

Masala Puri Chaat | Karnataka Style Masala Puri

Add 1/2 cup of boiled green peas ,to this blended masala .

Masala Puri Chaat | Karnataka Style Masala Puri

Add little water and blend to a very smooth paste.

Masala Puri Chaat | Karnataka Style Masala Puri

For Masala Gravy

Heat 1 Tbsp of Oil , add 1/8 tsp of turmeric powder , 1/2 tsp of chilli powder.

Masala Puri Chaat | Karnataka Style Masala Puri

Instantly add the above ground paste and mix well.

Masala Puri Chaat | Karnataka Style Masala Puri

Add 1 1/2 – 2 cups of water and bring it to boil.

Masala Puri Chaat | Karnataka Style Masala Puri

Now add in salt , 1/2 tsp of dry mango powder and chaat masala .

Masala Puri Chaat | Karnataka Style Masala Puri

Now add cooked green peas .

Masala Puri Chaat | Karnataka Style Masala Puri

Adjust water if needed , once it comes to boil , keep it on simmer and set aside.

Masala Puri Chaat | Karnataka Style Masala Puri

To Assemble

Crush 5-6 puris , add 4 ladle full of hot masala gravy.

Masala Puri Chaat | Karnataka Style Masala Puri

Top it with chopped tomatoes, grated carrots, chopped onions, boiled potatoes and coriander leaves.Sprinkle pinch of salt , chaat masala , garam masala powder.

Masala Puri Chaat | Karnataka Style Masala Puri

Add few drops of lime juice and top with some crispy sev and serve immediately.

Masala Puri Chaat | Karnataka Style Masala Puri
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