Monday, August 13, 2012

Masala Puri (Masalpuri)

Sweet chutney
Needed: (per plate)

For Masala of Masal puri-
  • Clove- 1
  • Cinnamon-a small small small piece
  • Nutmeg-very minute piece
  • Pepper corns-2-3
  • Green Chutney
  • Jeera-a tsp

-Roast all these in a thick bottomed pan, and grind.

Garlic juice of 2 cloves
Boiled till very soft, peeled and completely mashed up potato-1
Mixie all of these together.
A small cup of peas-soaked overnight n pressure cooked till soft (but do not allow to be mashed up, thou)
Cook the ground mixture with peas till required consistency. It should not be either too liquid or too thick. Lets say, it should be syrupy in consistency.

For assembling:
Sweet chutney- Cook dates (5) n tamarind-a small ball separately till tender. add a half tsp of roasted jeera powder, 1tbsp jaggery and wet grind them to get a flowy consistency.
Green chutney- green chilly-1, a fistful of coriander leaves, and mint leaves (pudina) each, salt to taste, lemon juice-a few drops. wet grind them.
-about 1 tsp each

For Garnish:
Grated carrot- 2 tbsp
Finely chopped Onion- 2 tbsp
Coriander finely chopped- 1tsp
Sev- 4 tbsp

Crush puris with hand coarsely and put 2 ladles of masala mixture.
Add sweet and green chutneys
Garnish with onions,tomatoes, carrot, sev and coriander leaves
Serve hot.

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