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Chilla Puri

Madhuri.Dixit's picture
Chilla Puries are my favorite loose batter dishes. You don't need to make solid doughs like for other Indian breads. You just need to make a batter and spread it on a griddle in a round disc. Quite an interesting job that is ! Try these Chilla Puries yourself and let me know if you like them !
Ingredients
  White flour 4 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Ghee 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Put the salt and the flour in a bowl.
Mix, adding the water slowly till you get a very thick batter.
Heat a griddle on a moderate fire, put one teaspoon of ghee on it and pour some batter over it slowly with a spoon.
Keep spreading it with the back of a spoon.
When pouring the batter, commence at the centre and keep filling the circumference slowly till it assumes the size of a round puri.
Then turn and fry the other side.
These puns can be made thin or thick.
If the batter is poured in a continuous line the puri will become thin, otherwise it will be thick.
In Sind, this puri used to be made of red rice flour instead of wheat flour.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Method: 
Fried
Dish: 
Pancake
Interest: 
Everyday

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