Masala puri chaat is one of the most popular chaat recipe and can be easily prepared at home. It is one of my kid's favorite chaat. They enjoyed it so much that day. It can be served as a snack or an appetizer or a meal by itself. Today we will learn how to make masala puri chaat following this easy recipe.
Preparation - (paste -1)
Wash and soak peas overnight or for 5-6 hours in enough water.
Pressure cook with a pinch of turmeric powder, salt needed, 1 crushed garlic and 1/2 tsp chilli powder until soft.
Leave it to cool. Grind half of the cooked peas to a coarse paste and keep it aside.
Preparation - (paste 2)
Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan, add finely chopped onions, garlic and ginger.
Saute until onions turn light brown. This is a very important step. You can add a little salt to quicken up the process. Saute continuously for even browning.
Add green chillies and saute for a few more seconds.
Add tomatoes and cook until tomatoes become mushy. Switch off the flame and allow it to cool. Grind it to a fine paste and keep it ready.
Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a pan, add cumin seeds, when it splutters, add paste 2 (onion tomato mixture) and saute nicely for 2-3 minutes.
Add all the spice powder and saute for a few more minutes.
Add paste 1 (peas paste) and saute for a few seconds.
Then add the rest of the cooked peas along with water.You can add 1-1 1/2 more cup of water, salt needed and cook on low flame for 5 minutes. The ragda should be a little watery. Garnish with coriander leaves.
How to assemble masala puri chaat
How to serve Masala poori
Crush pooris on a plate. Pour 2-3 ladles of piping hot ragda over the puri. Sprinkle chaat masala, chilli powder and cumin powder.
Sprinkle a generous amount of finely chopped onions.
Top it with finely chopped coriander leaves, grated carrot, sev and enjoy it piping hot.
Note - Masala Puri tastes great only if the masala is hot, so heat the masala well before serving.
Ragda can also be used as a side dish for chapati, poori and parathas.
You can use papdi also instead of puri.
More Chaat Recipes
Dahi Papdi Chaat
Masala corn (corn chaat)
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