Bangalore masala puri and particularly "the gaadi masala puri"...mouthwatering??!Tried making this and it turned out to be very close :)Read on and try making at home!


Chaat puris - Crushed- About 5-6 per plate (Recipe in a different post)


  • Dry green peas soaked overnight and boiled - 11/2 cups
  • roasted chana dal - 1 tspn 
  • poppy seeds - 1/2 tspn
  • oil - 1 Tbspn
  • cumin seeds/jeera - 1/2 tspn 
  • bay leaf - 2 
  • 3 pods star anise(not whole flower)
  • 1 marati moggu
  • fennel seeds - 1/4 tspn
  • cilantro(kothambari soppu) - 2 Tbspn 
  • red chillis powder - 1 tsp
  • green chilly - 1
  • cinnamon - 2 inch 
  • cloves - 3 
  • garlic pods - 2
  • Cooked Green peas - 1 cup
  • Finely Cut Onion - 1
  • Finely Cut Tomato - 1
  • Finely grated Carrot - 1
  • Finely cut Coriander leaves
  • Red Chilly powder 
  • Salt
  • Sev /bombay mixture - 1/4 Cup

  • Add oil in a pan,when medium hot ,add jeera,bay leaves,cinnamon,cloves,star anise,marati moggu fry for few seconds,add the fennel seeds.
  • Then add red chilly,poppy seeds fry it and keep it aside.
  • Combine the boiled peas,above tempering and the remaining ingredients in the list.Lets blend it to a smooth puree by adding little at a time.You can use water while grinding to ease the process.
  • Add  2 cups of water and bring it to a boil on medium for 15-20 min and simmer it for 15 more min.Adjust water as it tend to thicken once boiled and cooled.While serving add 1 cup water and then heat up again.
  • If possible,refrigerate and  use it next day for best results.

Now for assembling the masala puri on a plate.Follow the below steps!
  • Take 5-6 chat puris and mash them as shown below.

  • Next add about 2 Tsp peas on the puris.

  • Take about 2 ladles of  prepared hot gravy and pour it in the plate.

  • Now Garnish with onions,tomato,carrots.
  • Add in a pinch of salt and red chilli powder (as required)
  • Add little sev atop and then with garnish with coriander leaves 

  • Now the Masala puri is ready to be served!Serve while hot and enjoy!


  1. Shilpa.. heavenly!! I JUST LOVE Gaadi style masala puri.. the pics look gr8 and am sure it would be even better to taste.. how i wish i could try some :)too good chippa!! will try n make myself too.. thank u for this recipe!

  2. Thank you soo much.. It looks yummy


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