Sev batata puri is a popular Maharashtrian street food recipe ,a typical canape suitable for serving in any parties.Canapes are small bite sized snacks served as a starters.These can be easily make at home.Sev are crispy fried thin strands made up of chickpea flour.If you are staying outside India you can get it in any Indian store.There is no substitute for sev but you can use grated processed cheese for a different taste.
Indian, Maharashtrian, West Indian
chaat, Indian chaat, lip smacking, Street food
Ingredients for puri
1.Whole wheat flour1 cup
3.Baking soda1/4th tsp
5.Oil for dough1 tbsp
6.Oil for frying2 cups
7.Water as needed
1.Mix the above ingredients except the oil used for frying into a tight dough.Leave it aside for 10 to 1 minutes.
2.Make a small ball of the dough and flatten into a flat thin circular disk like rotias thin as you can.
3.Take the lid of a bottle or a round cookie cutter and make small circles out of it.
4.poke the disks with a fork so that they wont puff up.
5.Heat oil in the pan for frying and the oil is hot enough add these puris till golden brown and crunchy.You can store them in air tight container for using later or use them immediately after cooling.Because the crunchiness appears after they cool down.
Green chutney or green sauce
grind coriander leaves green chilies and 2 to 3 cloves of garlic into a smooth paste with water and salt.
boil one cup of tamarind pulp with 3 to 4 cups of water and 1/2 to 1 cup of sugar till the sugar melts and the mixture becomes thick.
Strain the mixture to form a smooth sweet and sour tamarind sauce or chutney.
Spicy mashed potato topping and bringing it all together
1.Potato 2 to 3 boiled and mashed
2.Rock salta pinch or any salt
4.Red chilly powder
5.Onion1 finely chopped
6.Tomato1 finely chopped
7.Green chilly1 finely chopped
8.Pomegranate seeds 2 to 3 tbsp
10.Lemon juice2 tbsp
1.Roast cumin powder and red chilly powder on the pan till smoking but not burnt,continually stir it.
3.Add the spices,lemon juice and salt in the potato and make small balls.
4.put one of these balls on the puri and press with palm.
5.Add some chopped onion,green chilly and tomato on top of the balls.
6.Add 1 tsp green chutney,then 1 tsp tamarind chutney.