Oneeda's Kitchen Blog

Peethi Wali Puri

Posted on: April 23, 2010


Whole-wheat flour ( atta ) 1½ cups
Black gram split( dhuli urad dal ) ¼ cup
Green chillies 3-4
Ghee 3 tbsps
Cumin seeds 1 tsp
Green cardamoms 3
Cinnamon 1 inch stick
Coriander seeds 1 tbsp
Asafoetida a pinch
Sea salt
Red chilli powder
Oil to taste
½ tsp
to deep-fry


1. Wash and soak urad dal in two to three cups of water for a couple of hours. Drain and keep aside.

2. Remove stems, wash and chop green chillies.

3. Heat ghee in a pan, add cumin seeds, green cardamoms, cinnamon, coriander seeds, asafoetida and sauté. Add drained urad dal and continue to sauté. Add sea salt, green chillies and red chilli powder. Mix and remove from heat.

4. Cool slightly and grind mixture to a coarse paste.

5. Make a dough with whole wheat flour, salt, a little oil and enough water. Keep it covered with a damp cloth for about fifteen minutes.

6. Divide the dough into twelve to sixteen equal balls. Flatten each ball with fingertips and place a little dal filling in the centre. Bring the edges together and form a ball.

7. Roll these balls into medium thick puris . Heat sufficient oil in a kadai and deep fry puris till puffed up and golden brown.

8. Serve hot.


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