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
water
oil for frying

Method:

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:

Ingredients:

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


Method:

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.

5 comments:

PALATABLE said...

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

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Kalathil said...

Thanks everyone..