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Puri Canape Recipe

Puri Canape is a popular Indian Snack
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
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  • For puris:
  • 2 cups - very fine semolina (soji or rava)
  • Salt to taste
  • Water
  • Oil - 4 tbsp
  • Puri cutter
  • Other Ingredients:
  • 1 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Chopped coriander
  • Boiled Potato sliced
  • Slices of Cucumber and Tomato
  • Cheese
  • How to Make Puri Canape:

    1. For Puris: Mix sooji, salt and enough water to knead a soft dough.
    2. Stand covered with wet cloth for 15-20 minutes.
    3. Take a fist sized lump and make a ball.
    4. With the help of some dry maida or sooji, roll into big thin rounds.
    5. Cut small puris from it with the cutter. Approx. 1.5 inch diameter.
    6. You may use a sharp edged lid of a bottle, if the size is alright.
    7. Remove the frills formed and mix into remaining dough.
    8. Heat oil in a pan and Deep Fried puris till very light brown and crisp.
    9. Keep the puris covered with a moist muslin cloth if there is delay in frying.
    10. Drain and rest in a colander or over kitchen paper for a while for oil to dry out.
    11. Store in an airtight container when cool.
    12. If in a hurry, just cut the big puris into small squares and use the same.
    13. No dough is then put back in frill form.
    14. Arrange un-puffed puris in a plate.
    15. Place a thin slice of boiled potato over it.
    16. Top with a thin slice of cucumber and tomato.
    17. Sprinkle some salt and pepper.
    18. Top with a small piece of cheese on each or grate over all.
    19. Put some coriander.
    20. Serve immediately.


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