Friday, July 2, 2010

Poori Masala

Poori masala is a popular breakfast item in India. Poori is deep fried wheat bread. Although it can be served with many different curries, a simple potato masala is the most common accompaniment.

Poori :

Ingredients :

2 cups wheat flour
4 tbsp sooji/rava(optional)
1 tbsp oil
salt to taste
oil for frying


1.Mix salt in wheat flour and prepare dough with it by adding little water at a time.
2.Leave the dough to rest for 30 minutes.
3.Roll out small balls of dough using a rolling pin.
4.Deep fry in oil until golden brown.

Potato Masala:


To Boil:

2 medium potatoes cut into pieces
2 medium onion cut into pieces
1 carrot cut into pieces
4 cashews broken(optional)
1 tsp grated ginger
4 green chillies chopped
1 sprig curry leaves
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
2 cups water

To Temper:

2 tbsp oil
2 dried red chillies
1 tsp mustard seeds
1/4 tsp urud dal
few curry leaves


1.Mix all the ingredients under "to boil" and cook until done. Mash the potatoes with spoon.
2.In a hot pan add oil and throw in the mustard seeds.When they splutter add other ingredients under "To Temper".
3.Pour in the cooked potatoes and mix well.



Hi...this is really yummy and it's my favorite too..

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raji said...

arre yaar u have so many followers !your blog really looks impressive . i like kerala recipies a lot ..

Kalathil said...

Thanks everyone..