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poori recipe | puri bhaji recipe | puri recipe | how to make poori | poori baji with detailed photo and video recipe. a popular and tasty indian deep-fried soft & puffy bread recipe made with wheat flour, semolina and sugar toppings. it is one of the popular choices of many indians and served for morning breakfast or for lunch and dinner. it can be served with choice of indian gravy curries but the best combo is the aloo bhaji and puffy poori.
puri bhaji recipepoori recipe | puri bhaji recipe | puri recipe | how to make poori | poori baji with step by step photo and video recipe. flatbreads are one of the essential items for most of the indian for their day to day meal. there are different types it can be prepared which include stuffing, different base ingredients etc. one such hugely popular variant is the deep-fried wheat-based poori recipe.

i have posted different types of roti, paratha and naan kulcha recipes. most of these recipes are restaurant-style recipes, but i thought of sharing a traditional, less oil consumable puri bhaji recipe. i have introduced some easy and handy tips in this recipe which makes it soft, less oily and fluffy poori recipe. to begin with, i have added a tbsp of rava or semolina which makes it crispy. also, i have added sugar to have a bright and attractive colour for puri. in addition to it, i have shown how to deep fry these to make a puffy poori. with these tips, you should be able to enjoy your healthy puri as it would not absorb any oil.

poori recipefurthermore, i would also like to add some more tips, suggestions and variants to puri bhaji recipe. firstly the kneading is very critical for this recipe. it has to be kneaded very tight and certainly not soft. you may need an extra hand to knead it if you are tired, but do not compromise on it. secondly, for bhaji, the potatoes have to be pressure cooked with sufficient amount of water and do not steam it. it has to be slightly mashed like paste even before transferring it to cooking pan. lastly, while deep frying the oil has to be very hot and has to be on high flame. high heat helps to puff up the poori‘s and gives a good shape to it.

finally, i request you to check my other related roti naan recipes collection with this post of puri bhaji recipe. it mainly includes my other related recipes like luchi, how to make roti, thalipeeth, missi roti, aloo roti, tandoori roti on tawa, tandoori roti in toaster. further to these i would also like to highlight my other related recipe categories like,

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3.72 from 7 votes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 20 poori
AUTHOR: HEBBARS KITCHEN
Course: bread
Cuisine: south india
Keyword: poori bhaji, poori recipe
Calories: 72kcal
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Ingredients

for poori:

  • 2 cup wheat flour
  • 1 tbsp rava / semolina / suji, fine
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tsp oil
  • water, for kneading
  • oil, for frying

for aloo bhaji:

  • 3 potato, peel & cube
  • cup water
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • 1 tsp urad dal
  • 1 tsp chana dal
  • 2 dried red chilli, broken
  • pinch hing
  • few curry leaves
  • 1 inch ginger, finely chopped
  • 2 chilli, slit
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp coriander, finely chopped

Instructions

how to make soft & puffy poori:

  • firstly, in a large bowl take 2 cup wheat flour, 1 tbsp rava, ½ tsp sugar, ½ tsp salt and 2 tsp oil.
  • crumble and mix well making sure the flour is moist.
  • now add water and knead the dough.
  • knead the dough tight adding water as required.
  • now pinch a large ball size dough and roll to form a log.
  • cut into pieces and roll them to small balls.
  • place the balls into a small bowl and 1 tsp oil. grease the ball to prevent from drying.
  • now take a ball and roll using a rolling pin.
  • roll to slightly thick thickness.
  • drop the rolled dough into the hot oil.
  • press until the puri puffs up and splash oil to puff up fully.
  • flip over and fry until it turns golden brown.
  • finally, drain off the poori and is ready to enjoy with aloo bhaji.

how to make aloo bhaji for poori:

  • firstly, take 3 cubed potato into the pressure cooker.
  • add 1½ cup water, ½ tsp salt and pressure cook for 4 whistles. keep aside.
  • now in a large kadai, heat 2 tbsp oil, 1 tsp mustard, 1 tsp urad dal, 1 tsp chana dal, 2 dried red chilli, pinch hing and few curry leaves. splutter the tempering.
  • add 1 inch ginger, 2 chilli, 1 onion and saute until onions change colour slightly.
  • further add ¼ tsp turmeric, ¼ tsp salt and saute for a minute.
  • add pressure cooked aloo and mix well adjusting consistency as required.
  • cover and cook for 5 minutes or until flavours are absorbed.
  • now add 1 tbsp lemon juice, 2 tbsp coriander and mix well.
  • finally, enjoy aloo bhaji with hot and puffy poori.
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how to make soft & puffy poori:

  1. firstly, in a large bowl take 2 cup wheat flour, 1 tbsp rava, ½ tsp sugar, ½ tsp salt and 2 tsp oil.
  2. crumble and mix well making sure the flour is moist.
  3. now add water and knead the dough.
  4. knead the dough tight adding water as required.
  5. now pinch a large ball size dough and roll to form a log.
  6. cut into pieces and roll them to small balls.
  7. place the balls into a small bowl and 1 tsp oil. grease the ball to prevent from drying.
  8. now take a ball and roll using a rolling pin.
  9. roll to slightly thick thickness.
  10. drop the rolled dough into the hot oil.
  11. press until the puri puffs up and splash oil to puff up fully.
  12. flip over and fry until it turns golden brown.
  13. finally, drain off the poori and is ready to enjoy with aloo bhaji.

how to make aloo bhaji for poori:

  1. firstly, take 3 cubed potato into the pressure cooker.
  2. add 1½ cup water, ½ tsp salt and pressure cook for 4 whistles. keep aside.
  3. now in a large kadai, heat 2 tbsp oil, 1 tsp mustard, 1 tsp urad dal, 1 tsp chana dal, 2 dried red chilli, pinch hing and few curry leaves. splutter the tempering.
  4. add 1 inch ginger, 2 chilli, 1 onion and saute until onions change colour slightly.
  5. further add ¼ tsp turmeric, ¼ tsp salt and saute for a minute.
  6. add pressure cooked aloo and mix well adjusting consistency as required.
  7. cover and cook for 5 minutes or until flavours are absorbed.
  8. now add 1 tbsp lemon juice, 2 tbsp coriander and mix well.
  9. finally, enjoy aloo bhaji with hot and puffy poori.
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notes:

  • firstly, make sure to knead the dough really well, else the poori will be oily.
  • also, adding rava helps to make crispy poori.
  • additionally, adding sugar to the dough helps to get a golden rich colour.
  • finally, poori bhaji recipe tastes great when served hot.

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