|Place of origin||Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Region or state||Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh|
|Main ingredients||Puri, sev, onion, tomato, chili powder, green peas and coriander leaves|
|Cookbook: Masala puri Media: Masala puri|
Masala puri, or Masalapuri, is an Indian snack which is especially popular in the southern states of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. A form of chaat, the dish originated in the state of Uttar Pradesh and has now become famous in Bangladesh and Pakistan. Typically spicy, the dish can also be made sweet based on the requirement.
Crushed puris are soaked in hot masala gravy made up of green peas, chili powder, garam masala, chaat masala, coriander powder, etc. Toppings of small slices of onion and tomato, carrot shavings (optional), coriander leaves and sev are then added, before the dish is served.
- Masala puri being prepared by a street vendor
- Masala puri
- Masala puri made by a street vendor in Bangalore