Puri (Or Poori)

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READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by bbgrl79ca

A high fiber recipe from the "Healthy Vegetarian Cookery" cookbook by Nicole Oakley

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sift the dry ingredients into a large bowl and return bran in the sieve to the bowl.
  2. Make a hollow in the center and pour in the melted margarine.
  3. Add the water gradually, kneading the mixture, until a firm dough is formed.
  4. Continue to knead for a further 5-10 minutes.
  5. Cover with a damp cloth and leave to stand for 15 minutes.
  6. Divide the dough into 8 pieces and roll each into a thin circle 10-13 cm (4-5 inch) in diameter.
  7. Heat the oil to hot and fry the puris, one at a time.
  8. After a few seconds the puris will puff up.
  9. Press down with a fish slice or the back of a spoon.
  10. When the puris are crisp and golden, remove from the oil and drain on absorbent kitchen papertowel.
  11. Serve hot.
  12. VARIATION: To make coctail puris, break off small pieces of dough and roll into circle 4 cm (1-1/2 inch) in diameter.
  13. As soon as they are cooked, sprinkle with sesame salt or celery salt.

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