Ermmm...sneaking back in like a tardy schoolgirl late for apologies for such a long hiatus ..nothing except a reeally hangdog expression and soulful eyes open wide ...tee hee...
so lets get back to the normal swing of things ..ok?

Today I would like to introduce to you the humble PooriMasala..
 Normally made for breakfast , this simple but yummy food can also be used for dinner .when I make these for my kids, I use cookie cutters and fry them into lovely little shapes.. Try it in any shapes u want.
Hearts for valentines day .. Christmas trees for Xmas ..the sky is the limit !!


Wheat flour - 2 cups
Salt           - 1 tsp

 water - approx. 1/2 cup
Oil - 1/2 tsp 

Mix together water,salt,oil, then add atta.
  knead well till it becomes a pliable dough.  keep aside 

Heat about 1 1/2 to 2 cups of oil in a deep kadhai.

Make dough into small balls, then roll out as small circles about 1/2 inch thick.  

Deep fry in the oil till both sides are golden brown.


Potatoes - 3 chopped
Onion - 1 sliced
Green chillies - 3, slit
Grated ginger - 1/2 tsp
Jeera - 1 tsp powdered
Turmeric - a pinch
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - a stalk
Salt - to taste
Oil - 2 tsp

carrot-1/2 chopped
tomato - 1 small chopped 
dry red chillies- 1 or 2 broken in two
coriander leaves chopped 

Put potatoes, onion,green chillies, tomato, carrot  , ginger, turmeric and salt together with 1/2 cup of water into a pressure cooker. Cook till well done(about 5 minutes,or 5 whistles, )

Open lid, mash the vegetables roughly.

Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds and curry leaves. when it splutters, add dry chillies

Finally add the mashed vegetable masala.  heat well , and serve with a garnish of coriander leaves(optional)

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for dropping by and for those lovely comments. Loved your blog. Biriyani looks so yumm. And I loved those gingerm bread man shaped puris..really cute.
    Glad to follow u