Sunday, 13 December 2009

Puri -fried puffed whole wheat flat breads

Puri- A puffed indian bread deep fried .It is made from wheat flour,can be made plain or with masala for that spicy taste. An ideal accompaniment to all sabjis. especially potato.


2 cups Indian whole wheat flour
1/2 tablespoon sunflower oil
Water to make dough
Sunflower oil for frying


1.Mix together in a bowl the flour and oil.
2. Slowly add about 3/4 cup warm water, just enough to form a firm dough, and knead till smooth.
3.Cover, let rest at least 1/2 hour, and knead again briefly.
4.Divide into small balls about 1/2 inch size balls, and roll out into 3" rounds on an oiled board.
5.Heat vegetable oil in a wok or saucepan.
6.Fry the puri one at a time, holding them under the oil on the first side until they puff. Turn and fry till light brown; drain.
7.Serve as soon as possible; these breads are not as good later.
Puri are traditionally served with any curry.

For spicy puris:

When making the dough, add to the dry ingredients:
1 teaspoon turmeric
1/2 teaspoon chilli powder
1 teaspoon salt
Follow method same as above.


  1. Puris Yummy! You have a lovely space.
    Do drop by

  2. hey nice puries..gotta try them!!

  3. look yummy gotta try this one

  4. I am a big loser when it comes to cooking but I saved your page...gonna show the recipe to my mom...!! :D cheers !!

  5. Hi ,
    Puri's looks very nice..
    One of my favorite too..
    Following u.....

    Check my space when u find time


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  7. its easy will think about trying it.... bcom busy now as i found a new job..

  8. Wow had these on holiday and have been searching for ages for a recipe. Thanks so much!


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