Crispy Puri Topped with Masala Aloo by Tarla Dalal

Crispy Puri Topped with Masala Aloo by Tarla Dalal

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Here is a tongue-tickling treat the brings back sweet memories of chaat and roadside food! Crispy Puri topped with Masala Aloo pleases your palate with sheer variety – in texture and taste.


Recipe Description for Crispy Puri Topped with Masala Aloo

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Makes 4 servings
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20 crispy jeera puri or papdi
1 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1/2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1/2 cup thinly sliced onions
1 cup boiled and mashed potatoes
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1/2 tsp sugar
1 tsp lemon juice
salt to taste
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
koro sambhar for sprinkling

  1. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the cumin seeds and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  2. Add the green chillies and onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  3. Add the potatoes, turmeric powder, sugar, lemon juice and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  4. Add the coriander and mix well. Cool slightly.
  5. Put little of the potato mixture over each puri and sprinkle a little koro sambhar evenly over it.
  6. Serve immediately.

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