Jun 16, 2008

Poori - Masala

One of my favorite receipe. Here is the receipe..


For Pooris:
  1. Wheat flour - 2 cups
  2. Coarse Sooji (rava) - 2 tsp
  3. Salt to taste
  4. Oil to fry
  5. Water to make dough
For masala:-
  1. Potato - 5
  2. Onion - 2
  3. Green chillies - 3
  4. Oil - 2 tsp
  5. Mustard seeds- 1/4 tsp
  6. Urad dhall - 1/2 tsp
  7. Channa dhall - 1/2 tsp
  8. Cashew - 5
  9. coriander leaves - 2 tbsp
  10. Salt to taste
  11. Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
For making pooris - Mix the coarse sooji (Rava) with wheat flour, add salt and required amount of water and make a thick dough. Keep it aside for 5 mts. Now make a small balls out of the dough and roll in to 4" or 5 " sized rounds. Pre heat the oil to fry, deep fry both sides to golden brown. Serve it hot with masala. In this picture, i have cut the round pooris in to 4 small triangles

For making masala - pressure cook potato and mash it. Now take a pan, pre heat the oil, add mustard seeds, when it splutters add urad dhall, channa dhal, cashew, green chillies and fry it till golden brown. Now add onions to it and cook it till golden brown. Now add the mashed potatoes to it with 3/4 cup of water, salt and turmeric power and let it boil for 5 mts. The consistency of the masala should be semi-solid . Garnish it with coriander leaves.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

The pooris are similar to what we Bengalis' do. Only thing is that we don't add sooji. But I am going to try it out for sure.