Saturday, March 10, 2012

Masala puri

1 big onion - 1/2 finely chopped, other half diced
1 tomato - diced
1 1/2 cups peas (soft)
1/2 cup coriander leaves
1 Tbsp mint leaves (optional)
1 cup grated carrot
1-2 tsp chat masala
1 tsp garam masala
1 tsp cumin seeds
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
3 green chilli
1/2 tsp
2 cups sev
3/4 cup yoghurt
1 Tbsp oil

50 Puris
Date-Tamarind chutney

Method (Serves 4):
1) Heat 1 Tbsp oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds, chilli, diced onion, diced tomato and fry for 2-3 mins.
2) Allow it to cool and grind it into smooth paste along with 1/2 cup peas, garam masala powder, turmeric powder, coriander and mint leaves
3) Transfer this back to the pan. Add peas, tamarind concentrate and water to get the desired consistency. Bring it to boil.
4) Add chat masala powder. Check for salt

Puris - Buy it from the store ;)
Mash 6-8 puris in a plate. Sprinkle with sev, finely chopped onion, grated carrot with a dash of yoghurt and date-tamarind chutney