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March 11, 2013


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Poori masala recipe without potato

This Poori masala recipe may be new to some of u.I learnt this from my mom.Like all,i too make Puri masala with potato & onion.I’ll post that recipe soon.Yesterday i made poori for breakfast.As i had no potatoes in my pantry,i asked my mom to make masala using onions.It was very nice and my husband liked it very much.Bachelors can also try this method.I hope most of u would have tasted this recipe somewhere.Here comes the simple recipe …

Poori masala recipe

Poori masala recipe Poori masala recipe without using potatoes.Simple to make yet yummy
Cuisine: Indian Category: Side dish Yields: Serves 3
Prep Time: 10 Mins Cook Time: 15 Mins Total Time: 25 Mins

For masala
  • Big onion – 3 nos
  • Green peas – 1/4 cup
  • Green chillies – 4 nos
  • Ginger – 1.5 inch piece
  • Curry leaves – Few
  • Besan flour – 1 tbsp
To temper
  • Cooking oil – 2 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Urad dal – 1 tsp
  • Channa dal – 1 tbsp
  • Coriander leaves – To garnish
  • Lime juice – Few drops
  • Salt & water – As reqd

  • Slice cut big onions , slit green chillies & finely chop the ginger piece. Set aside.
  • Heat oil in a kadai and splutter mustard seeds , urad dal , channa dal . Saute till dals turn golden brown.
  • Then add the onions , green peas , green chillies , ginger & curry leaves.Saute till onions turn transparent..Add salt , turmeric powder. Then add water & cover cook till onions & peas cooked well..
Poori masala step by step recipe
  • Dilute besan flour with little water,make it without lumps and add to the masala. Mix well & add more water if necessary..Allow it to roll boil till the raw smell of besan flour emanates.
  • The masala will thicken.Add little water & bring it to semi gravy consistency..
  • Check for salt . Add coriander leaves , give a boil and switch off the stove.
Poori masala step by step recipe
  • Add lime juice and serve hot !!
    Enjoy !
  • Lime juice is optional. U can use tomatoes too.
  • U can also add mashed potatoes & try the same recipe.
  • Adding too much of besan spoils the recipe.So please add the mentioned quantity and also dilute besan without lumps..
Tastes the best with poori !!
Poori masala recipe

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  1. Sounds simple yet good, will try sometime :)

  2. Looks also going to post my poori masala soon..

  3. This recipe i recently learnt from my friend's mil who visited her last month. Looks Yummy and nicely done

  4. looks really yummy, though ours is normally thick... should try your way sometime...

  5. Looks delicious,Chitra!! Wonderful pics.!

  6. Yummy! Addition of besan is a good idea. Will try it out next time.

  7. Reminds me of childhood train journeys! We used to always carry along pooris and a similar masala curry :) Looks great!

  8. Looks yum along with tht poori ...

  9. When its comes to pooris,i can have it anytime of the day, my all time favourite poori masala.

  10. my most fav combo with poori..looks nice

  11. Chitra, this was the poori masala one got in the old-time tea-shops and restaurants; so also railways stations and in any pilgrimmage town!Was not a favourite then but very tempting now!:-)

    1. The same thought I got after the seeing the recipe!... But did't know that this is that simple one! My MIL makes this kinda of recipe with tomatoes, carrot n beans without peas. that will be good for dosa n idli...

  12. Poori masala looks super delicious.. my fav. combo during weekends !

  13. Bookmarked. THis looks simple and tasty. Unfortunately have no ginger at home !!! Otherwise this comment would have been after I made the dish !

  14. New to me,recipe sounds interesting...

  15. Interesting recipe and a must try.

  16. wow..delicious and tempting .lovely clicks too...

  17. Looks yummy, can see myself dipping a poori in it!

  18. recently tried this masala...tasted so good...loved ur pics n presentation!

  19. Super sides for poori, without potatoes is really a good one :)

  20. This is so good. I will take back step with poori but love it with rice for change.

  21. Poori masala looks yumm Chitra.

  22. that is so yummy Chitra!!! i have mostly seen aloo masala, but this one looks different and delicious!!
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