firstly, in a large bowl take 1 cup white peas and soak in enough water for 8 hours.
take soaked peas in the cooker and add 1 potato, ½ tsp turmeric and ½ tsp clove.
add 3 cup water and pressure cook for 6 whistles.
mash the potato slightly, adjusting the consistency as required. keep aside.
now prepare masala paste by heating, 2 tbsp oil and saute 1 tsp fennel.
also add 1 onion, 1 tsp ginger garlic paste and saute slightly.
further, add 1 tomato and saute until the tomatoes turn soft and mushy.
cool completely and transfer to a blender.
add ½ cup mint and ¾ cup coriander.
blend to smooth paste adding water if required. keep aside.
in a large kadai heat 2 tbsp oil and ¾ tsp cumin, 1 bay leaf and 1 inch cinnamon. saute until spices turn aromatic.
now add ½ tsp chilli powder, ½ tsp coriander powder, ¼ tsp cumin powder and ½ tsp garam masala.
saute on low flame until spices turn aromatic.
further, add in boiled white peas and mix well.
add 1 cup water and 1 tsp salt.
mix well adjusting consistency as required.
cover and simmer for 10 minutes, or until the flavours are well absorbed.
masala puri curry is ready to enjoy.