Puri is puffed whole wheat bread. These breads range from naan, paratha, chapati, pulka or the puri.
- Wheat flour – 3 cups
- Oil – 3 tbsp for kneading
- Salt and Water
- and also Oil for deep frying
- Take wheat flour in a bowl, mix it with salt, make a well at the centre and add 2-3 tbsp of oil and knead the dough using water until smooth.
- Set it aside until half an hour, which allows the dough to absorb the water and kneading.
Meanwhile start heating oil in a deep kadai. Make small walnut size balls and roll out each ball just like a chapati/tortilla but smaller in size.
puri deep fried in oil
Take each puri, put it in the hot oil, and lightly press on the top with your spatula, which helps the puri to be puffed, turn it the other side and remove it after few seconds ,will be golden brown in color.
puffed puri out of oil
Drain off the excess oil on the puri on a paper towel.
Serve puri with any vegetable curry or gravy.