Masala Puri

Masala Puri

Masala Puri is a popular Indian street food snack that originated in the state of Karnataka. It is made with crispy puris (fried bread) topped with a spicy and tangy mixture of mashed potatoes, spices, and various chutneys.

Here's a basic recipe for Masala Puri:


  • 20-25 puris (small, crispy, deep-fried bread)
  • 2 medium-sized potatoes, boiled and mashed
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 small tomato, finely chopped
  • 1 green chili, finely chopped (optional)
  • 1/2 cup chopped coriander leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon chaat masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon roasted cumin powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Tamarind chutney
  • Green chutney
  • Sev (crispy chickpea flour noodles)
  • Lemon wedges (optional)


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the mashed potatoes, chopped onions, chopped tomatoes, green chili (if using), chopped coriander leaves, red chili powder, chaat masala, roasted cumin powder, and salt. Mix well to make the potato masala mixture.
  2. Take a serving plate and arrange the puris on it.
  3. Take one puri at a time and gently press the center to create a small hollow space for the filling.
  4. Spoon a small portion of the potato masala mixture into the hollow space of each puri.
  5. Drizzle tamarind chutney and green chutney over the filled puris.
  6. Sprinkle sev generously over the puris.
  7. Garnish with additional chopped coriander leaves and squeeze some lemon juice on top (if desired).
  8. Repeat the process for the remaining puris.

Your Masala Puris are ready to be served. They are usually enjoyed as a snack or appetizer. You can serve them as they are or with a side of mint chutney or yogurt. Enjoy the delicious and spicy flavors of Masala Puri!

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