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Masala Puri (Tikhat Puri)

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Great any time snacks Masala Puri which also goes very well during tea time.
Ingredients
For the dough
  Whole wheat flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Gram flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Besan)
  Carom seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon, coarsely crushed
  Cumin seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon, coarsely crushed
  Red chili powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Turmeric powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Coriander powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Oil 2 Teaspoon
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (As needed)
For rolling and frying
  Oil 3 Cup (48 tbs) (As needed for rolling and deep frying)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Heat pan on a high heat with 2 tsp oil.
2. Meanwhile, in a mixing bowl combine together whole wheat flour, gram flour, carom seeds and cumin seeds, red chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and salt. Mix well.
3. Add the hot oil and mix well with the flour.
4. Gradually add water and knead to make a firm dough.
5. Cover the dough in a plastic wrap and let it rest for about 15 minutes.

MAKING
6. Lightly smear a little oil over the dough and knead for a couple of minutes.
7. Divide the dough into equal portions of small golf size balls.
8. Take each ball and smear with a little oil and roll into small thick rounds.
9. Heat oil, and deep fry the puris one at a time until golden brown on both sides. Once done, drain onto a paper towel to remove the excess oil.

SERVING
10. Serve with a hot cup of tea.

Things You Will Need
1. Plastic wrap

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Channel: 
Maharashtrian
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
6
Breakfast and snacks in India are no less spicy and flavorful refreshingly tasty. Check out chef Madhura showing how to make Masala Puri with puris or whole wheat deep fried small flatbreads with masala mix or spicy mixture. Great evening snack!

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