Moong Dal Stuffed Poori Fried Indian Flatbread

Eat.East.Indian's picture

Feb. 04, 2016

Here is a great recipe for stuffed poori that is perfect for weekend brunch. Pair it with Aloo Curry and you have a fantastic lunch ready.


Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (for deep frying)
For the filling
Moong dal 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Salt To Taste
Paprika 1/2 Teaspoon
Turmeric 1 Pinch
Fennel seeds 1/2 Teaspoon
Oil 3 Tablespoon
For the dough
Whole wheat flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Ghee 2 Tablespoon
Salt 1 Pinch



1. Prepare the dough by mixing dough ingredients. Let dough stand for 30 minutes.

2. Prepare the stuffing by grinding pre soaked moong daal. Fry it in a pan with hot oil and spices until it dries out and turns a shade darker.

3. When ready to make the poori, heat oil for deep frying in a pot.

4. Take small golf ball size dough portion. Flatten it out with a rolling pin. Fill it with stuffing and close it. Flatten it out again and fry in hot oil.


5. Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1493Calories from Fat 1189

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 135 g207.7%

Saturated Fat 21 g105%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 170 mg7.08%

Total Carbohydrates 63 g21%

Dietary Fiber 8 g32%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 14 g28%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet