Padra Pheni

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Total Time:
60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 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

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