Puri


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

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