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Pumpkin puri

Pumpkin puri is a popular Indian Snack
Author :
Category :
Family Friendly
Course :
Snack
Cuisine :
Indian
Technique :
Deep Fry
Difficulty :
Easy
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :

Ingredients

500 g - grated ripe red Pumpkin

350 g - Wheat flour

75 g - gram flour

1 tsp - carom seeds

Salt as needed

Oil for deep frying

Method

  1. Peel the skin of pumpkin and grate it.
  2. Then take a pan add grated pumpkin, along with a tbsp of water and cook in medium flame until it becomes tender. Allow it to cool.
  3. In a mixing bowl, add wheat flour, gram flour, salt, carom seeds, oil, lastly add cooked pumpkin to it and knead well.
  4. The water in pumpkin should be good enough to knead. In case the mixture is dry, sprinkle a little water and knead it to a smooth stiff dough.
  5. Cover and rest the dough for at least 20 minutes.
  6. After 20 mins, grease hands with little oil, and knead the dough again, and make small balls out of it.
  7. Heat enough oil in a deep pan, roll out the small balls into flat discs and deep fry in oil, until both the sides becomes golden brown in colour.
  8. Recipe courtesy: Pachanti
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