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 šŸ™‚

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 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.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Soaking Hours8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 40 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Karnataka
Keyword: Chaat, snacks, Street Food
Servings: 8 People
Author: Muktha H S

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.

Video

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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