Dal Stuffed Poori

Dal Stuffed Poori is a popular Indian Bread
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Deep Fry
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1 hour
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Serves 4
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120 g - Wheat flour

50 g - moong dal

1/2 tsp - Cumin seeds

2 - Cardamoms

2 - Cloves

5 g - piece Cinnamon

100 ml - water

Oil to fry

Salt to taste


  1. Knead wheat flour, oil, salt together and make a soft dough using enough water
  2. Set aside the dough for 25 minutes, covered with a wet cloth
  3. Soak moong dal for at least one hour and grind to make a paste
  4. Grind together red cumin seeds, cardamom, cloves and cinnamon and keep aside.
  5. Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a fry pan
  6. Add the Dal paste and the mixed masala, stirring constantly till the dal is fried and the water is absorbed leaving it dry
  7. Knead and divide the dough into 10 small balls
  8. Make a cup with each ball and fill with the prepared dal mixture
  9. Seal by extending the dough over the filling
  10. Flatten and roll it as a roti.
  11. Deep fry in hot oil till golden brown
  12. Drain and serve hot
  13. Recipe

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