Poori Masala (Potato masala for Poori)

Poori masala 1a

Potato masala is one easy side dish for poori. Poori masala or Poori kizhangu is a great breakfast combo. There are many variations. This is one version of potato masala and goes well with roti also. With the same masala you can make Masala dosa as I do.

POORI MASALA (Potato masala for Poori)

  • Recipe Cuisine: Indian
  • Recipe Category: Side dish
  • Preparation Time: 15 mins
  • Cooking time: 20 mins
  • Serves: 4


                ITEM                 QUANTITY
Oil 2 tbsp
Mustard seeds ¼ tsp
Urad dal ½ tsp
Channa dal/Bengal ram 1 tsp
Fennel seeds 1 tsp
Curry leaves 1 sprig
Onion 2 big sliced
Ginger ½ inch finely chopped
Green chilli 3 medium finely chopped
Green peas ¼ cup
Carrot 1 medium finely chopped
Potato 5 medium boiled and peeled
Turmeric powder ½ tsp
Salt As needed
Water As needed
Coriander leaves Few


1. Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, urad dal, channa dal and fennel seeds followed by chopped ginger, green chilli, curry leaves and sliced onion and cook till onion becomes soft.

Poori masala a

2. Add carrot, green peas, turmeric powder and salt. Cook it for 5 to 7 mins and add boiled, peeled and smashed potatoes.

Poori masala b

3. Sprinkle some water and cook covered for 10 mins in medium flame. Switch off the flame and garnish with coriander leaves and serve.

Poori masala c

Serve hot with Poori or Roti

Poori masala 2b


  • You can make it without carrot and green peas.
  • You can also add crushed ginger and garlic instead of chopped ginger.
  • More the onion more the taste, so don’t reduce the onion quantity.
  • You can add tomato for a tangy flavour.
  • If you want you can add a cup of water and make it like a kurma.
  • You can mix 1 tbsp gram flour/besan flour with ¼ cup water and add it in the last to bring it to a thick gravy consistency

One Comment Add yours

  1. mistimaan says:

    Nice recipe


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