Methi Aata Poori

Poori/Puri is an unleavened deep-fried Indian bread.  It is served at special or ceremonial functions as part of ceremonial rituals along with other vegetarian food offered in prayer as prasad.

Ingredients:

1.5 cup Methi aata

180 ml (3/4 cup) water

1 teaspoon oil

Recipe:

1.Take aata in a bowl and add oil in it.

2. Add water at a time and start kneading to make a smooth and tight dough. Cover the dough with moist cloth and let it rest for 10-15 minutes.

3. Divide the dough into equal sized 15 small balls. Apply oil on the rolling pin and roll the balls into round shaped poori.

4. Heat oil in a deep frying pan. Fry gently one puri at a time in a sufficiently warm oil. Turn over and fry puri from other side till golden brown. Take out puri with spatula and drain out excess oil on paper towel.

 

Serve hot puris with Palak paneer , Potato masala or Soya chunk curry!

Tips: To check if the oil is warm enough, drop small amount of puri dough  and drop it into your hot oil. If it comes back to the top and starts cooking

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