Wednesday, 6 July 2011

Aloo Puri

I use to eat this kind of Aloo puri when i was in hostel. It use to be so yummy and tasty..Now also after more than 10yrs i can feel that taste.

I don't know the exact recipe..this is just a guess and try,,,the taste was similar to that ....but was not as yummy as the original recipe....but that doesn't mean that this recipe is not good,,,,,,its very family loved it..

2 cups whole wheat flour
1 cup semolina
1 tsp Salt
cooking oil 1tsp
Water as required

For making Aloo:
2 Potatoes (medium size)
Yellow Mung lentil 1 cup
Chopped onion 2
cumin seed 2-3tsp
Fresh corionder 1/2 cup (chopped)
3 Green chilies (finely chopped)
Dry Red chilly 2(cut in to 2-3)
1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
Garam masala powder 1tsp
cooking oil 2TBSP + as needed for deep frying
Lemon juice 1tsp+ 1/2 tsp sugar
Salt to taste

How to make Aloo Puri:

Sieve flour and add semolina,salt,oil to it.Mix well,now add water and knead it properly to make soft dough.Cover it with a wet cloth and keep it aside for half an hour.(or can just keep covered in a box with a putting the lid)
Wash mung lentil and potato seperatly,peel and cube the potatoes.Now add both in a persure cooker along with 2-3 cups of water 1tsp oil and 1/2 tsp turmeric,1green chilly close the lid and cook till lentil is soft(3-4 wishles approx in medium flame)Once cool take the lid and mashe then a little bit and keep aside.

Heat oil in a pan add remaining cumin and green chilly after a min add Dry red chillies and chopped coriander to it and mix well. now add chopped onion..

Fry for 2-3 mins then add cooked mung and potato.

give a good stir...Now add salt,garam masala powder sugar and lemon juice mix well

Adjust the thickness,bring it to boil and turn of the heat...Aloo is ready

Divide the dough into small balls and roll one ball at a time in the form of a small puri.Place it into hot oil for deep-frying till they blow up.

Aloo Puris are ready to serve.


  1. A classic combo n my most fav breakfast ~ how I wish you were my neighbor :)
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  2. Omg, makes me hungry, can finish it in no time,my fav combo..

  3. Wonderful combo,luks so tempting...

  4. Lovely colour!I can imagine the aroma!yummmm!