Who can resist poori alu ! Eaten piping hot , or cold on a journey .. stale and a day old even better ! Here is how we make these yum alus.
500 Grams Potatoes - Boil ,peel & cube.
3 Tomatoes Pureed
100 Curd whipped with 2-3 cups water.
1 Teaspoon Ginger Paste.
1 Teaspoon Garlic Paste.
1 Heaped Teaspoon Pao Bhaji Masala.
1 Teaspoon Rai.
1/2 Teaspoon Jeera.
1 Teaspoon Haldi.
1 Teaspoon Kashmiri Red Chili Powder
1 Teaspoon Kasoori Methi.
A Pinch of Hing.
Heat mustard oil , add rai , jeera and hing . When they stop spluttering add red chili powder , garlic , ginger and all the masalas .Cook till garlic looses its raw smell - a minute or so , now add tomato puree .Lower heat , sprinkle water and cook masala covered 2-3 minutes till you see oil.
Tip in potatoes and salt , bhuno lightly mashing a few potatoes just to break, add kasoori methi and curd water and cook covered for 3-4 minutes. If you like add some mango pickle masala - just 1/4 teaspoon , you get a super flavor !