Poori Kizhangu Masala
Recipe Cusine: South Indian | Recipe Category: Breakfast
Prep Time: 10 mins | Cooking Time: 25 mins | Serves: 4
Boiled Potato - 2 to 3(based on its size)
Onion - 2
Green Chilli - 3
Roasted Gram(Pottu Kadalai) flour - 1 tsp
Garam masala - 1/8 tsp
Turmeric - 1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Channa dal / Kadala Paruppu - 1 tsp
Salt - to taste
Curry leaves - 3 sprigs
Oil - 2 tblspn
Pressure cook the potatoes for 3 whistles. Once cooled peels its skin and roughly mash it. Keep aside.
Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds. When mustard seeds starts to pop, add channa dal.
When it begins to brown, add in sliced onion and slitted green chillies. Saute this for 2 to 3 mins. Add enough curry leaves. It adds a nice flavour to the masala.
Now, add in turmeric, salt and little water. Cover and cook until the onion becomes nice and soft. This process takes around 10 mins.
Add in roughly mashed potatoes and mix it properly.
To this, add a generous pinch of garam masala, roasted gram flour and cook for 3 mins and switch off the flame.
Serve with Poori. Enjoy!
|Pressure cook the potatoes for 3 whistles. Cool it, peel its skin and roughly mash it. Make a smooth powder with roasted gram dal or pottukadalai|
|Heat oil in a pan over medium flame, add mustard seeds. When it pops, add channa dal.|
|When it turns brown, add sliced onion and slitted green chillies|
|Add enough curry leaves. This adds additional taste|
|Add little water to this|
|Immediately, add some turmeric and salt|
|Cover with a lid and cook for 10 mins|
|When onion becomes nice and soft, add the mashed potatoes and mix it well|
|To this, add a generous pinch of garam masala|
|Its time to add ground pottukadalai powder. This step is optional.|
|Simmer it for 3 mins and put off the flame|
|Serve with Poori|