Plain lightly salted Puris

Lightly Salted Puris

By September 6, 2016

This is a substitute to having Chapattis.  It is deep fried and can be eaten with sweet dish like Mango pulp, Rice pudding.  It can also be eaten with many dry Indian dishes like crispy potatoes, dry lamb mince curry.  As it is deep fried it is not often eaten regularly. It can be made from both refined and wheat flour. A spicy version is also tradionally made for breakfast and consumed with masala tea.

  • Prep Time : 10 minutes
  • Cook Time : 10 15 minutes

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Instructions

In a mixing bowl take the flour, add salt and oil and mix into a bread crumb texture.  Add the water little at a time until the it turn into a soft dough.  Knead until smooth. Leave the dough to rest for 10 to 15 minutes. Divide the dough into a small balls and cover.

Heat the oil in a deep pan on a medium heat.  Take each dough ball and roll out into 3 inch diameter, take a drop of oil to help roll out the puri. Roll all the Puris and lay them on the a tray or cloth. Test the oil with a small dough and if it rises as soon as its dropped in, the Puris are ready to fry.  Fry them in a batches of three to avoid the oil cooling down. Fry them a minute on each sides turning once. Take them out on the paper towel to absorb excess oil. These are delicious eaten hot and equally tasty cold.

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This is a substitute to having Chapattis.  It is deep fried and can be eaten with sweet dish like Mango pulp, Rice pudding.  It can also be eaten with many dry Indian dishes like crispy potatoes, dry lamb mince curry.  It is soft and fluffy, very moreish when eaten hot. As it is deep fried it is not often eaten regularly. It can be made from both refined and wheat flour. A spicy version is also tradionally made for breakfast and consumed with masala tea.

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