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Thursday, May 17, 2012

Masala Puri (Coimbatore Style) - Spicy Masala Puri

Masala Poori is a Popular Indian street Chaat Recipe.it is also a kid's chaat Recipe. I am a big fan of Masala Poori's. Coimbatore is famous for Masala Poori's.In coimbatore near my area, in Each and every corner of the street, they sell this chaat at evenings. Weekly twice i use to have it.At times my mother gets this to home. After eating masala poori's, if masala remains, we will mix with pori(borugulu) and have.Even now if i go to coimbatore i never  miss it. I learnt this recipe from my cousin viji Aunty. she is expert in doing all these chaat items. 


Golappa's or Puri's - 50. 

For Masala 
White peas - 1 cup.
boiled potatoes - 2(Medium size)

To Temper 

Cinnamon - 1.
cloves - 1.
Fennel seeds - 1/4 tsp. 
coriander leaves - 1 hand ful.
Mint leaves - 1 fisful.
Garam Masala - 1/2 tsp.

To Grind

Ginger - 1 inch.
Garlic - 8.
coriander powder - 1 tsp.
chilli Powder - 1.5  tsp.
salt - to taste.
Cinnamon - 1.
cloves - 1.
Fennel seeds - 1/4 tsp.


Grated Carrot - 2 (Medium Size).
Onion - 1 (finely chopped).
Coriander leaves - 1 fistful.


1.Soak the peas overnight or 7 to 8 hrs . Then boil White peas in a cooker with potatoes till it turns soft.(I cooked for 5 to 6 whistles). 

2. Then Mash it well. 


3. Grind everything Given in a To Grind column with 2 tbsp of cooked peas and needed water. Now Masala paste is ready.

 4. Heat the kadai, add oil, saute cinnamon,cloves and fennel seeds for few seconds, till it turns aromatic.

5.Add chopped coriander leaves,mint leaves for few seconds till leaves shrinks.

6. Then add  Masala Paste, saute  for few minutes, till the raw smell goes off .

7. Then add  cooked peas  along with needed water(u can use Boiled Peas water also). Mix well.

8. Add Garam Masala. (you can adjust spiciness at this stage by adding chilli Powder & salt). 

 9. let it boil for few minutes, till everything combines & it gets Gravy Consistency. Now Masala is ready.

Serving Method

10. Grate carrots,chop onions and handful of coriander leaves finely.

11. Mix well.

12. Crack the Puri at the top, then Spoon it with Masala.

13. Sprinkle onion, carrot mixture on Each Poori's.

14. Serve immediately. Else it turn's Sogy.


Take a Mixing Bowl, add Pori (puffed Rice), add one or two crushed puri's, then add this Masala, Mix well.Then serve immediately,Else it turns Sogy.