Friday, April 19, 2013

Potato Masala / Poori Kilangu

Cooking Time : 20 mins
Serves            : 2

Poori is one of the rich breakfast which is loved by all age groups esp Kids. This Potato Masala is a very good combo for puffed up Pooris. I used Roasted Gram powder to get a good flavor. Do try this Masala and enjoy with puffed Pooris.


INGREDIENTS:


Boiled Potato1 - Big Size
Onion1
Grated Carrot1 tsp
Turmeric Powder1/4 tsp
Mustard Seeds1/4 tsp
Cumin Seeds1/4 tsp
Dried Red Chillies
Green Chillies1
AsafoetidaA Pinch
Ginger1/4" - Finely chopped
Roasted Gram 2 tsp
Curry LeavesAs Required
Coriander LeavesAs Required - Optional
SaltTo Taste
Oil2 tsp



STEPS:
  1. Remove the skin of boiled potatoes and mash it well. Grind the Roasted Gram and keep aside.
  2. In a pan, heat oil and add mustard seeds. Once it splutters, add Asafoetida, Cumin Seeds, Green Chillies, Red Chillies, Ginger and Curry Leaves one by one. 
  3. Add onion and fry till golden brown. Add the mashed Potato and stir well. 
  4. Add Turmeric Powder and stir well. Add some water, salt and let it boil for 2 mins. Add Grated carrot, Roasted Gram Flour and keep in simmer for 5 mins. Let the Masala gets thickened to a required consistency and remove from the flame. Garnish with Coriander leaves. 

Tips:
  • Roasted Gram Flour helps to thicken the Masala and give a good taste.