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This dish doesn’t need any introduction. More popular than chapati, simpler than tandoori rotis and widely available, Puri is a deep fried small wheat atta bread. It is infact popular even among kids. I have already put up the recipe of stuffed puri and readers have taken very well to it. Here now is the simpler version – plain puris. You may have this with vegetable kurma, vegetable sagu, potato bhaji or even coconut wet chutneys.

What you need to have:

1. Plain wheat atta – 3/4 cup

2. Maida (All purpose flour) – 1/4 cup

3. Cooking oil – 3-4 teaspoons

Ingredients of Puri

What you do with what you have:

1. Sieve both wheat atta and maida together in the atta siever adding salt.

2. Transfer the sieved atta to a bowl and add required quantity of cooking oil to it and mix well. Now add water slowly in steps to make it a little hard dough.

3. Pinch out the required quantity of the dough and roll it with the rolling pin to a medium thick consistency to the size of around 4″ diameter.

The dough, pinched out ball and the rolled disc

4. Place a skillet with 2 cups of cooking oil on medium flame. Deep fry the rolled disc in it.

Puri being deep fried

5. Reverse and fry it again to make it crispy. Roll out the remaining discs and deep fry all of them one by one or two at a time.

Puri being fried on the reverse

Puri with Veg-Sagu

Number of servings: 8

How long it takes: 30 minutes


10 thoughts on “Puri

    Madhu said:
    December 14, 2009 at 8:27 am

    Poori-sagu always the ultimate combo, like the puffy, fluffy pooris.Nice pics.

      prathibalrao responded:
      December 14, 2009 at 9:46 pm

      Hi Madhu,

      I 2 love puri with veg-sagu or kurma .

    Cardamom said:
    December 14, 2009 at 6:44 pm

    My….I do love puris…your puris look wonderfully plump…just how I like them. 🙂

      prathibalrao responded:
      December 14, 2009 at 9:47 pm

      Hi Cardamom,

      Thanx a lot for visiting my blog.

    chitra said:
    December 14, 2009 at 10:49 pm

    Wow, pass me here..will finish it off in seconds..super !!

      prathibalrao responded:
      December 15, 2009 at 2:45 pm

      Hi Chitra,

      Sure will in a short while.

    Sumi said:
    December 15, 2009 at 12:28 am

    wonderful poori’s ..you have done a great job over there

      prathibalrao responded:
      December 15, 2009 at 2:44 pm

      Hi Sumi,

      The most simple n popular one isn’t it????????????

    School cooks: Recipe of bread Puri said:
    March 7, 2010 at 5:14 am

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    sunilok said:
    December 9, 2013 at 3:34 pm

    Nice pics and wonderful puri’s.I too posted puri’s recipe.For my recipe click Tasty and perfect puri

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