Potato pola can be called Potato pizza . In this, grated potatoes are used as base; topped it with masala and mozeralle cheese. I have made plain masala with just onions and tomatoes. chicken or veggies of your choice can be added. Its perfect for evening snack, for iftar etc.
Preparation time : 10 minutes
cooking time : 30 minutes
- Potato – 2 medium (grated)
- onion – 1 (chopped)
- Tomato – 1 (chopped)
- ginger -garlic paste – 1/2 teaspoon
- chilli powder – 1/2 teaspoon
- coriander powder – 1/2 teaspoon
- turmeric powder – 1/4 teaspoon
- garam masala powder – 1/4 teaspoon
- maida – 2 tablespoon
- cornflour – 1 teaspoon
- capsicum – 1/4 (green/orange)
- mozzarella cheese – a handful
- oregano – a little
- egg – 3
- paprika powder – 1/2 teaspoon
- salt, pepper
For the base:
Peel and grate the potatoes (uncooked) . Transfer it to a bowl. add maida . Season with pepper and salt. Combine well. Then add cornflour . Mix it very well. Set aside. –
To make masala :
Step 1 : Heat 2 tablespoon oil in a pan, saute onion until it turns translucent. add ginger-garlic paste. saute until raw smell disappears. then add tomato and cook till it turns soft and mushy.
Step 2 : Add in chilli powder, coriander powder , turmeric powder, garam masala powder and salt. Mix it very well. Switch off after a couple of minutes. Set aside.
For the topping :
Step 1 : break open 3 eggs into a bowl. Season it with salt, pepper and paprika powder. whisk it well. Set aside.
Step 2 : cut the bell peppers/ capsicum of your choice into square or julienne cut.
Step 1 : Heat 2 tablespoon oil in a pan. Spread the prepared potato batter evenly and thinly . Cover and cook in medium flame. After 5 minutes, flip it over.
Step 2 : Spread the prepared masala evenly on top.
Step 3 : Pour the egg to cover the entire pola .
Step 4 : decorate with cut capsicum pieces, sprinkle mozzarella cheese and oregano. Cover and cook for 10 minutes on medium to low flame .
Note : shredded chicken pieces can be added while making masala.
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