Potato Masala is a great accompainment with Poori's. Poori Masala is classic south Indian breakfast combo. There are lot of variations of this masala, I am posting my mom's version.
|Large Onion (thinly sliced lengthwise)||1½|
|Garlic (finely chopped)||3 pods|
|Green chillies (chopped lengthwise)||5|
|Turmeric powder||½ tsp|
|Asafoetida||pinch ¾ tsp|
|Coriander leaves (for garnishing)||few|
|Split urad dal||½ tsp|
|Channa dal||½ tsp|
-------------1). Pressure cook potatoes with water until soft. Cool it, peel off the skin and smash it up. Don’t mash it completely, if you want some pieces of potatoes in the curry. Keep aside.
3). Saute everything together till onions becomes translucent. Then add the tomatoes followed by salt.
4). When the tomatoes become soft, add the turmeric powder and a cup of water, mix well.
5). When it starts boiling add the mashed potatoes and mix well. Then add gram flour and allow it to cook until it reaches semi thick consistency. Switch off.
Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with Poori.
# This masala gets thicker as it cools down, so adjust the water accordingly.# Adding gram flour to the potato masala is purely optional but it gives a nice creamy masala so I prefer adding it.
# Instead of gram flour paste, ground roasted Channa dal can be added. It gives the similar taste.# Don’t make it too watery as it won’t stick well with the Poori.
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