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Padra Pheni Recipe

Padra Pheni is a popular Indian Dessert
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 2 cups - all purpose flour (maida)
  • 4 tbsp - Butter
  • 1/2 tsp - salt
  • 1/2 cup - Ghee
  • 2 to 3 tbsp - Rice flour
  • 1/2 tsp - powdered Sugar and Cardamom powder to sprinkle on top
  • to deep fry - oil or Ghee
  • How to Make Padra Pheni:

    1. Mix maida, butter and salt together.
    2. Add enough water and make dough as for puree.
    3. Keep covered for 1/2 hour.
    4. Divide the dough into 12 parts and shape into balls.
    5. Roll out each ball into a thin round.
    6. Spread one side of each round with ghee and sprinkle lightly with rice flour.
    7. Stack 6 rounds together, ghee side up to make 2 stacks.
    8. Roll the stacks into a cylinders and cut into 2 cm thick slices.
    9. Roll out each slice into a puri, doubly thick than a normal puri.
    10. Deep fry in moderately hot oil or ghee, over a slow flame till crisp.
    11. Drain well, cool slightly and sprinkle both sides with powdered sugar mixed with cardamom powder.
    12. Cool completely and store in an air tight container.


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