Sunday, August 12, 2007

POORI AND POTATO CURRY


PURI

2 cups wheat flour
1/4 sp melted butter
warm water 1/2 cup or as required.
salt
take a wide bowl.mix salt and flour .
add butter or ghee to the flour and pour little water.
mix the dough .
add water if required.add water till it is firm.
kead the dough for 15 minutes using ur 2 hands.so that it becomes very soft .
keep it aside for 15 to 20 min.
make approx. 10 partitions(small balls).
make small balls and press with a puri maker or a rolling pin into a flat round.
heat oil in a pan.make sure that the puris dip in oil while frying.
fry 1 puri at a time.
turn on the other side and gently put ur spoon on the puri it puffs up.
fry each for a minute or till desired.
serve with sugar or curry.
POTATO CURRY
2 boiled potatoes cubbed into an inch pieces.
carrot cut long 1/2 cup
onions cut long 1 cup
curry leaves
oil
mustard seeds
green chillies cut long 3 or 4
salt
urad dal
jeera
1/4 sp besan flour
turmeric
take 2 sp of water and mix besan flour .make a smooth paste.
keep this aside.
heat oil in a pan.add mustard,urad,curry leaves,jeera.
when jeera starts spluttering add onions and green chillies .
cook on low flame like 2 or 3.
add a pinch of salt and turmeric.cover with lid.
the onions become transperent after 2 min.
remove lid.
add carrots and cover the lid.
let it cook for 3 or 4 min on low flame.
add potatoes ,besan paste and salt.
cook for 4 to5 min on very low flame.
serve with puris

10 comments:

Asha said...

Hi Shanthi,what a perfect dish.I love it.Guees what? Anita is asking us to make Poori Bhaji and send the link to her,may be you know that already.If not,leave the link in her comment section!:)
Enjoy the yummies.

Suganya said...

Aloo looks delicious.

Sharmi said...

Hi, How are you? I dont see you blog hop these days! lovely looking poori aloo

archana said...

Love this Shanti :)I have not eaten this for years :)

Apple said...

That's one of my fav combo Shanthi...looks delicious...haven't seen you on blog for so long..Hope everything is fine...TC and keep posting..

Srivalli said...

Shanti...your poori looks very yummy...its raining poori in blogosphere...


Srivalli
www.cooking4allseasons.blogspot.com

Coffee said...

Thats a wonderful combo there Shanthi. :)

Jyothi said...

This is my favourite combo shanti! looks wonderful. I missed poori. After coming here, never prepared poori. Yours is tempting to prepare. I will try very soon. Thanks for sharing.

Padma said...

Pooris are floating everywhere I am hopping these days, loved ur entry, I am sure you are aware of the Mad tea Party's event...!

Sukanya Ramkumar said...

This is my all time fav.....Looks YUMMY!....