Aloo Poori Recipe

September 3, 2011

Ingredients:
For Alu:
500 gm potato
Oil
1 tsp salt
1/4th tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp red chilly powder
8-10 cashewnuts
5-6 currants
1 tsp sesame seeds
2-3 curry leaves
1 tsp cumin seeds
1/4th tsp asafetida

For Puri:
2 cups all purpose flour (maida)
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup yogurt
vegetable oil for deep fry

How to make alu puri :
  • For the aloo
  • Peel potatoes and cut lengthwise.
  • Deep fry potatoes.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Add cumin seeds,asafetida,curry leaves,sesame seeds,cashewnuts to the oil and mix.
  • Then add potatoes to it and keep aside.
  • Add red chilly powder,coriander powder,turmeric powder,salt and currants and mix.
  • It’s ready to serve.
  • For the puri
  • Place the flour in mixing bowl with the salt.
  • Make a well in the middle of the flour and gradually stir in yogurt, mix well to form a supple dough.
  • Add water if needed.
  • Knead the dough for 7-10 minutes until it is soft.
  • Leave it for 20 minutes to get more soft.
  • Make balls out of this dough.
  • Roll out each piece on the well floured surface into a big circle (usually it will be bigger than a normal poori)
  • Heat oil in a Kadhai or wok (frying pan).
  • Deep-fry the pooris in hot oil for a minute, turn the side and fry till it is puffed and golden in colour.
  • Repeat this process until all the pooris are made.

 

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