Puri Recipe

Posted on March 1st, 2011 by
Puri Recipe
Serves 5 people
20 minutes

Puri is prepared with a dough of wheat flour and salt, rolled in a small circle and deep fried in oil. Puri usually served with Shrikhand, kheer on festive occasion.


  1. In a big bowl mix all ingredients, except oil for deep frying.
  2. Add water little by little and make a semi soft dough.
  3. Cover and let it rest for 5 minutes.
  4. Break into 15 equal portions, shape into balls and flatten it.
  5. Roll it out into 3 to 4 inch circles with thin-medium thickness.
  6. Don’t make it too thin else it will come out crispy.
  7. You can roll 4 to 5 puris before you start frying, but do not roll all the puris at once or they will start drying and not puff.
  8. Alternatively heat oil for deep frying.
  9. To check if oil is hot enough drop a small piece of dough into the oil. Dough should fry up immediately and come to the surface.
  10. Place the puri in the frying pan, with a skimmer, splash some hot oil over the top of puri. Cook about 40 seconds.
  11. Turn over the puri with skimmer, rub top of puri with skimmer, it helps puff up puri with steam.
  12. Cook till both sides are light brown of each puri, take puri out and place it on paper napkin to absorb the excess oil.
  13. Serve hot with curry or subzi, it can also be served with Shrikhand, Kheer on festive occasion.


  • 1 Cup Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1 Teaspoon Oil
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • Oil for Deep Frying
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