Puri / Poori

Puri / Poori

Puri/ Poori is a deep fried puffed Indian breads. My friend Anil wanted to surprise his wife by preparing Puri,so he was asking me for the recipe and said that it should taste better than the restaurant. As poori is one of the most basic recipe,most of us know how to prepare this,still i thought of blogging to share few tips so that you’ll get crisp and golden coloured Puri’s .Then Just like my friend Anil , even you can surprise your partners πŸ™‚
Puri / PooriΒ 

Prep Time:30 Min(inactive)|Cooking Time:15 Minutes|Makes:8-10

Wheat Flour:1/2 Cup

Sooji/ Rava: 1/4 Cup
Maida:1/4 Cup
Sugar:1/2 Tsp(optional)
Salt:1 Tsp
Hot Oil:1 Tsp(optional)
Water:1/4 CupΒ +as Β needed
Oil for deep fry


In a bowl add all the above ingredients. Add water little by little and prepare a tight dough .Keep aside covered and let it rest for 20-30 minutes.
Divide into 8 equal sized balls Dust some flour and roll out into circles with medium thickness,it should neither be thick or thin.

Puri / Poori

Heat oil in a kadai,once its hot enough keep in medium flame and drop the rolled puri into the oil carefully taking care of your hands.When puri tries to float on top gently press puri with the help of ladle so that hot oil should cover the top surface of puri.This makes the puri to puff well,turn to other side and cook for 20 seconds or till brown spots appear.

Puri / Poori

Once Puri is done serve hot with Mixed vegetable SaaguΒ and Coconut Chutney

Puri / Poori

My Notes:

  • Heat enough oil to immerse the puri.
  • Maintain a constant hot temperature throughout cooking by adjusting temperature to low,medium,high accordingly.
  • Adding sugar is optional,it helps in giving a good colour.
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