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Pooris

Ingredients
  Unsifted all purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Farina 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Turmeric 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Soft butter/Margarine 5 Teaspoon
  Rice flour/Ground rice 2 Tablespoon
  Hot oil 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
Directions

Mix the first four ingredients together, then rub in 1 tablespoon butter, and with a fork, stir in enough cold water (7 or 8 tablespoons) to make a fairly soft dough.
Knead about 5 minutes (on a lightly floured board) until smooth and shiny.
Roll out 1/8 of an inch thick into an oblong.
Turn dough over several times during rolling to prevent sticking.
Cream the 5 teaspoons butter with the rice flour and spread this paste over the oblong of dough.
Roll up like a jelly roll, then roll again 1/8 of an inch thick, turning dough over several times.
Cut into circles about 4 inches in diameter.
Heat 3/4 to 3/4 of an inch salad oil in a deep electric frying pan to 375F.
Drop in the rounds and fry until underside turns a golden color, then turn and fry second side.
Some of the dough rounds will puff evenly, others unevenly.
Drain on absorbent paper.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Indian
Method: 
Fried

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4222 Calories from Fat 3341

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 378 g581.9%

Saturated Fat 62 g310%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 67 mg22.3%

Sodium 982 mg40.9%

Total Carbohydrates 190 g63.3%

Dietary Fiber 6.3 g25.2%

Sugars 0.7 g

Protein 25 g49.1%

Vitamin A 23.2% Vitamin C 1.1%

Calcium 4.9% Iron 56.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Pooris Recipe