April 13, 2014

Bangalore Masala Puri Chaat | ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು ವಿಶೇಷ ಮಸಾಲ ಪುರಿ ಚಾಟ್ | Chaat Recipes | Bangalore Chaat | How to Make Masala Puri

Talking about one’s hometown, and what it means to a food blogger is all at once personal, intimate and nostalgic. That was the state – Karnataka – where I hail from. Davangere Benne dose, Shavige Idli, Bisibele Bhath, Vangibhath, Obbattu Ugadi MealSet Dosa, Akki Rotti, RagiMudde, Yennegai-Jolada Rotti ... all my favourites ! What's your fav from that state? 

Although we cook Karnataka food almost everyday (our cuisine is  mostly South indian with Tamilnadu and Karnataka cuisine), choosing a dish close to my heart proved to be a humongous task ! Till of course, this Chaat (or street food) came as an epiphany. Pani Puri,Bhel Puri, Pav BhajiDahi Puri, Samosa might be available in every part of India and abroad, but for those from Karnataka and especially, Bangalore Masala Puri has a special place. I love this Chaat to bits as much as the other Bangalore speciality - Tomato Slice Chaat

Unlike other chaats, the process is tedious. But it can be made with everyday materials. Just a little planning and you have a winner on hand. 
Soaking time - 8 hours+ , 
prep time- 30 mins 
Cooking time : 20 mins ; 
Serves : 4 - 6 generously


(A) To Pressure Cook
  • 1 Cup dry green peas
  • 3 medium potatoes
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 cloves
  • 1/2 inch ginger 
  • Salt to taste
(B) To saute for Masala Paste / Gravy:
  • 1 Inch Stick Cinnamon
  • 2 Pinch Nut Meg
  • 2 Cardamom
  • 2-3 Cloves
  • Small Piece Marati Moggu
  • Onions - 2 medium
  • Tomatoes - 1 large
  • Green chillies - 3 to 4 (adjust spice)
  • Mint leaves - 2 handfuls
  • Coriander leaves - 2 handfuls
(C) Dry spice powders:
  • 1/2 Tsp Turmeric and Chat Masala
  • Garam Masala - 1 TBSP
  • Coriander powder - 1 TBSP
  • 1 tsp Cumin 
  • 1/4 tsp Carrom seeds Powder
  • 1 Tbsp Chili Powder 

(D) Toppings:
  • Store bought or homemade pani Puri / golgappa ( you can also use home baked whole wheat papdi - check out the video here)
  • 1 Boiled Potato (Crumbled) - optional
  • Tamarind+Dates Chutney (Meetha Chutney)
  • Mint Coriander Chutney (optional)
  • 2 Large Onions (Finely Chopped)
  • 2 Tomatoes (seeded and chopped into small cubes)
  • Store bought Mixture or sev
  • Masala Gravy (method in the video below)


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  1. looks yummy, never heard before...as in heard the name masala puri but not this type, it is cool and worth making, indeed a winner recipe

  2. wow..now this is new to me..and I must try this one..my kind of stuff!..loved it.

  3. I can understand how tough it must have been, this is surely very inviting and different!

  4. delicious chaat!!!! very inviting and different

  5. Ur masala puri is just torturing me..Very different and my kind of chaat food.

  6. masala puri chaat looks tempting ....delicious !

  7. Never heard of this before. Looks tempting. Should try it out.

  8. This is one of my fav chaats. Looks so inviting...

  9. Never heard this one,looks so tempting,sounds inviting and interesting...

  10. love it.. i remember eating something like this in mysore when i was a little kid. it was fabulous. this must be it. bookmarking it.

  11. Very new and interesting Kalyani.

  12. That is such a addictive and delicious chaat.

  13. Wow Kalyani this looks amazing. I am drooling. Bookmaking it for the chaat party I ma to host,

  14. MAsala puri chaat looks delicious and you picked a quite unique recipe to represent your home state.

  15. Street Food Masala Puri very tasty i tried videosmylive


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