Friday, November 26, 2010

Masala Besan Poori

Hi friends,this dish can be tasted as a morning breakfast or as a evening snack item.Looks like normal poori with wheat flour only the change is crisp pooris filled with the masala and frying the pooris.Kids can also like this simple Masala Besan Poori.So,here goes my recipe & Hope you try & like it.


For the dough
  • Wheat flour-1cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Water as needed to make the dough
For the Stuffing / Masala

This can be prepared in two types for stuffing the pooris.
  1. Mix Cuminseeds,salt,lemonjuice,Besan/Gram flour,Ginger/Garlic paste,redchillipowder,finely chopped coriander and form in to a smooth dough using water and keep it aside by covering it.
  2. Made with the following Ingredients.
  • Gramflour-1/2 cup
  • Greenchillies-3-4 finely chopped
  • Onion-1 cup finely chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • Redchillipowder-1 1/2 tsp
  • Garammasala-1tsp
  • Turmeric powder-1/2tsp
  • Hing-2 pinches
  • Cuminseeds-1/2tsp
  • Ginger-1 '' grated
  • Coriander-1 tbsp finely chopped
  • Oil  for deep frying pooris or to cook poori on Tava
  1. Heat a pan,add 1tbsp of oil,add cumin seeds.When it starts to crackle ,add green chillies,ginger and hing cook for sometime.
  2. Add onions,and fry till they are translucent.Add chillipowder,garammasala,turmeric powder,,Hing & mix well.
  3. Then add gram flour,and fry it till the raw smell of the flour is gone and cooked.
  4. Add chopped coriander leaves and salt to taste and turn off the flame & keep it aside.
  5. Let this mixture get cooled ,otherwise it will be a problem with rolling the pooris with fiulling inside.
Making the dough & Pooris
  • Knead the wheat flour with water and salt to taste with water and keep it aside and let it sit for 15 minutes before rolling.
  • Roll out the dough in 4cm diameter .Place 1tbsp of stuffing mixture or a lemon ball size dough from the above stuffing types of variety.
  • Cover the edges .
  • Roll it on the rolling board with the rolling pin or you can grease a big  polythene cover with oil and cover the reamaining polythene cover and roll it inorder not break the dough open.
  • Make the rest of the pooris with the stuffing.
  • Now heat a tava ,and place the poori and cook it on both sides by applying ghee or oil.Or else heat oil in apan for deep frying.

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