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Poori

hiran.biswas's picture
Deep fried pancakes made with all purpose flour.
Ingredients
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cooking oil 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
Directions

1. Sift all purpose flour and salt. Add 1/2 tbsp oil. Knead lightly. Add water and knead well till becomes soft. Water should be added gradually. Keep aside covered for about 20 minutes.

2. Divide into about 20 portions. Roll out each portion into a round size of about four inch diameter.

3. Heat oil to very hot in a deep frying pan. Fry one at a time with light tapping so that it puffs, turn over till light golden. Drain and remove.

4. Serve hot with any curry or can be taken as it is.

5. Note:-Important points to note are - kneading and frying. Too much kneading with oil will make very crunchy luchis. But luchis should be soft and puffed. Oil should be very hot otherwise it will not puff. It takes only about 30 to 35 seconds for each luchi to puff up. Can be made with whole wheat flour (atta), then it is called Poori. Can also be made with equal proportion of Maida and atta.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Breakfast
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Fried
Occasion: 
Christmas, Holi, Wedding
Interest: 
Kids
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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3 Comments

Miss.World's picture
I've always always wanted to learn how to do this.. but maybe will try Poori first.. I used to have it when I was younger and ate more at home .. thanks for sharing this.
NEEMA's picture
IF YOU MIX A BIT OF SEMOLINA IN FLOUR ......IT WOULD BECOME MORE CRISPY
NEEMA's picture
IF YOU MIX A BIT OF SEMOLINA IN FLOUR ......IT WOULD BECOME MORE CRISPY