Masala puri

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Masala puri
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Masala puri
Place of origin Karnataka, India
Region or state Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh
Main ingredients Puri, sev, onion, tomato, chili powder, green peas and coriander leaves
Variations Dahi-masala puri
Cookbook: Masala puri  Media: Masala puri

Masala puri, or Masalapuri, is an Indian snack which is especially popular in the southern states of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. A form of chaat, the dish originated in the state of Karnataka and has now become famous in Bangladesh and Pakistan.[1] Typically spicy, the dish can also be made sweet based on the requirement.[2]

Preparation[edit]

Crushed puris are soaked in hot masala gravy made up of Puffed rice, green peas, chili powder, garam masala, chaat masala, coriander powder, etc. Toppings of small slices of onion and tomato, carrot shavings (optional), coriander leaves and sev are then added, before the dish is served.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ GR, Prajna (4 April 2015). "With some spice and nostalgia". Deccan Herald. Retrieved 18 September 2015. 
  2. ^ Natarajan, Deepa (11 December 2009). "Time to go chaating". Deccan Herald. Retrieved 18 September 2015. 
  3. ^ Shrikumar, A. (31 May 2013). "CHAATing up!". The Hindu. Retrieved 18 September 2015.