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Urad Dal Puris Recipe

Urad Dal Puris is a popular Indian Breakfast
Author :
On :
Thursday, 19 May, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Breakfast Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
60 minutes
Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 250 gms - Urad Dal
  • 250 gms - flour (maida)
  • 2 tbsp - hot oil
  • 2 to 3 tbsp - oil for frying the dal paste
  • enough water
  • salt to taste
  • For Dry Roasting:
  • 2 Cardamoms (seeds)
  • 1.5 tsp - Coriander seeds
  • 1.5 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 8 to 10 pepper Corns
  • 1.5 tsp - Fennel seeds
  • 6 to 8 red dry chilies
  • 1 small stick Cinnamon
  • 3 to 4 Cloves
  • How to Make Urad Dal Puris:

    1. Clean, wash and soak the urad dal for about 4-6 hours.
    2. Remove the water and coarsely grind.
    3. Roast seeds, pepper corns, fennel seeds, and red dry chilies for couple of minutes on a low flame.
    4. Grind this to powder. Cool.
    5. Make stiff dough by mixing flour, 2 tbsp of hot oil, salt to taste and enough water.
    6. Knead the dough well and cover with a cloth and keep aside for about 30 minutes.
    7. In a kadhai add 2-3 tbsp of oil and fry the dal paste until golden in color on a low flame, stirring continuously.
    8. Remove from fire and cool completely and now add the masala powder and salt to taste.
    9. Divide the kept aside dough into 15 equal portions.
    10. Roll each portion into 3 diameter puree.
    11. Put a heaped tbsp of the urad dal mixture into the centre of the puree.
    12. Gather the outer edges of the puree and lightly roll out into small purees.
    13. Fry the purees in hot oil till golden.
    14. Serve with aloo pethe ka sabzi, pickle and onion kachumber.


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