Thursday, January 10, 2013

Poori Masala

#PooriMasala can be done with or without potato. Poori potato gravy or simply #PooriKizhangu is one of the best side dishes for poori
Now let me present the method of preparation here.

Poori Masala or Poori Kizhangu

Ingredients :

Onion                                                  : 1 ( big size )
Green chilly                                          : 2 ( adjust to taste )
Curry leaves                                         : 10
Coriander leaves                                    : 2 tsp ( thinly chopped )
Tomato                                                 : 1 ( medium size )
Besan                                                    : 1 tsp heaped
Potato boiled                                          : 1 big size.
Salt                                                       : 1/2 tsp ( adjust )
oil                                                         : 1 tsp
mustard                                                 : 1/2 tsp
gram dhal                                               : 3 tsp
turmeric powder                                     : a pinch
red chilly powder                                    : 1/4 tsp ( if want spicier )

Note :
If potato is used reduce the besan quantity to 3/4 tsp.

Method :
Slice onion lengthwise and slit green chillies.
Cut tomato into slightly big pieces.
Keep a kadai on slow flame with a tsp of any cooking oil.
Add mustard and when it splutters, add gram dhal.
When dhal becomes golden brown, add curry leaves, half of coriander leaves and green chilly.
Saute for a few seconds and add onions.
Keep stirring only till the onions gives out aroma.
Now add tomato and saute for few seconds.

Add a pinch of turmeric and add red chilly powder if needed.
Add a cup of water and allow to boil till the onions are done.

If boiled potato is there add it now by making into pieces by hand and slightly mashed one or two pieces by hand
Mix the besan in 1/4 cup of water and pour into the gravy.

Keep stirring and the gravy starts thickening.
Allow to simmer for 1 or 2 minutes.

Poori Masala or Poori Kizhangu

Now turn off the stove and transfer into a serving bowl.
Garnish with rest of the coriander.

Enjoy hot poori with potato gravy

This side dish is suitable only with poori.

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