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.

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™‚

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
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Soaking Hours
8 hrs
Total Time
8 hrs 40 mins
 

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.

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

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

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

  2. Add 1/2 cup chopped onions, 2- 3 garlic cloves , 1/2 inch ginger , 3 green chillies and saute till , raw smell goes off.

  3. Now add in 1/2 tsp red chilli powder , coriander powder , mint leaves , coriander leaves and mix well.

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

  5. Transfer the sauteed masala into a blender and blend to a coarse paste.

  6. 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
  1. Heat 1 Tbsp of Oil , add 1/8 tsp of turmeric powder , 1/2 tsp of chilli powder .

  2. Instantly add the above ground paste and mix well.

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

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

  5. Add in boiled green peas . Adjust water if needed , once it comes to boil ,keep it on simmer and set aside.

To Assemble
  1. Crush 5-6 puris , add 4 ladle full of hot masala gravy along with green peas.

  2. Top it with chopped tomatoes, grated carrots, chopped onions, boiled potatoes and coriander leaves.

  3. Sprinkle pinch of salt , chaat masala , garam masala powder.

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

Recipe 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.

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 .

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 .

Now add cooked 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.

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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