Chappathi and Orulai kizhangu masala

 My mom is an expert in making super soft chappathis and potato sidedishes. This Sunday she cooked a treat for me and my dad. It was yummy as usual.. She told me the secret of super soft chappathis.. I am sharing it here…

Chappathi and Orulai kizhangu masala




Chappathi and Orulai Kizhangu masala
Chappathi and Orulai Kizhangu masala


1. Wheat flour – 2 cups

2. Water – 1 cup

3. Oil

4. Salt to taste

How to prepare:

1. Mix the ingredients together to make a soft dough

2. Take a small portion of the dough and flatten it into a round chappathi.

3. In a flat tava, with little oil, toast the chappathis.

Potato Masala (Orulai Kizhangu masala):

Orulai Kizhangu masala
Potato masala


1. Potatoes

2. Onion

3. Green chillies

4. Turmeric powder

5. Salt to taste

6. Oil

7. Mustard seeds

8. Coriander

9. Ginger

10. Urud dal

How to prepare:

 1. In a heated kadai, add little oil.

2. Add mustard seeds, Urud dal

3. Add finely chopped Onion, ginger, green chillies.

4. Add salt

5. When the onion turns brown, add boiled and mashed potatoes. Potatoes are to be mashed well, so that it gives a consistency to the gravy.

6. Add a pinch of turmeric powder.

7. Cook for some time and garnish with coriander leaves.

8. Tasty masala is ready. It goes well with pooris as well.


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