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Puri is around puffed unleavened deep-fried Indian bread, commonly eaten for breakfast or as a light meal. Usually served with a delicious curry or bhaji.

Poori or puri is a deep fried Indian bread made of Wheat flour. Poori is commonly eaten during breakfast... Read More..

About Recipe

How to make Poori

(27 ratings)
115 reviews so far
Prep time
10 mins
Cook time
15 mins
Total time
25 mins
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Maida flour
Servings : 4 persons
Published date : February 12, 2019

Ingredients used in Poori
• Wheat flour - 225 grams.
• Water - as required.
• Sooji (semolina) - 20 grams.
• Oil - to fry.
• Salt - to taste.
  • Make the dough with flour, salt, sooji, and water.
  • Knead to make a tight dough, cover with a cloth for 15 minutes to rest.
  • Knead the dough again and divide the dough into equal small round balls and roll it as shown.
  • Deep fry in hot oil and press with a spoon to puff the poori.

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Poori or puri is a deep fried Indian bread made of Wheat flour. Poori is commonly eaten during breakfast or at snack time or also taken as a light meal. Poori is prepared in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Turkey. Poori is frequently prepared in Northern India than Southern India as wheat is the staple in North India region. Puri is also served during special occasions or during festival or rituals accompanied with vegetable curries.
Puri is also served with sheera during poojas or rituals as prasad. The name Puri comes from the Sanskrit work purika. Normally puri is prepared from maida (all purpose flour) instead of atta (wheat flour). In Pakistan and some parts of India like West Bengal, puri is usually made with maida (regular wheat flour) instead of atta. While frying, the bread puffs up. After achieving a golden-brown color it is removed and served hot.
The size of puri is smaller than the chapati. Puri can be accompanied with a variety of dishes like aloo korma, channa masala, saag (mixed vegetable curry), halwa and many more. A slight variant of puri is the bhatura. Bhatura is bigger in size than puri and popularly served with choley (spicy chickpeas). Chole Bhatura is a famous street meal in Delhi and Punjab region. It is also a complete meal.
Different sizes of puris are prepared as per the name of the dish like the pani puri (a small version of the puri), Sev puri (another type of puri made for preparing a chaat). Puri is a dish loved by all, the old and the young. In Telangana region, puri is served with Chicken korma made during the festive season. Puri bhaji can be eaten anytime during breakfast, snack time or also as a small meal.



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Jayanthi Nagarajan Posted on Sat Jul 22 2017


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TANISHA SYED Posted on Wed Sep 08 2010

i almost forget this poori... my mum made poori for us .. on the verious occasion.. thanx again.. youtube and vah chef..bcoz of you i can make poori now

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Tarun Katara Posted on Sun Sep 12 2010

Your presentation is very interesting. You kind of inspire to cook (which is your aim). If you could suggest to cook same food in a more healthy way avoiding to much oil etc that will be great!

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Einstein Wallah Posted on Mon Jan 03 2011

no sound in left ear!

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freddy thewise Posted on Fri Feb 18 2011

too many science facts in his cooking

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Whiz mum Posted on Sat Sep 03 2011

the best chef ever !!!

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essoninja1 Posted on Fri Mar 02 2012

such a nice guy....great are the best...

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Elizabeth Hansen Posted on Wed Dec 19 2012

umm goshhh, plz dun say a western gal..norwegian and no.. asian and midell eastern food is one of the healthiest food ever..atleast from my own we eat lots of carbs and fats thru burgers, bread , cakes etc!! If u think abt it

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Shehla Anjum Posted on Sat Mar 09 2013

Your recipe is really excellent....i made them today's morning..they were perfect and like ballons; thanks for sharing such perfect recipe!!

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khaled abedin Posted on Thu Mar 21 2013

hey chef...can i use all purpose flower

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jesusislove Posted on Wed Apr 17 2013

hello chef, I watched your video yesterday.. tried it out- and the pooriz puffed up awesome.. i was surprised...myself. thanks alot .

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Harinder S Posted on Fri Apr 26 2013


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