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Puri that is made with a twist. Delicious and tasty way to eat a puri rather than the traditional normal wheat puri.
Prep Time10 mins
Active Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: North Indian
Keyword: how to make dal poori, How to make dal puri
Yield: 20 Pieces


For stuffing

  • 1 Cup Moong Dal
  • 1/2 inch Ginger finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1 tsp Chilly powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 2 tsp Oil
  • Coriander leaves Optional
  • Salt To taste

For preparing Dough

  • 2 Cups Whole wheat flour Atta in Hindi
  • 1 tsp Carrom seeds Ajwain in Hindi
  • 2 tsp Rava
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 2 tsp Oil
  • Water for kneading


  • Oil for frying


Stuffing Preparation

  • Soak moong dal for 2 hours
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  • Add ginger and salt to the dal.
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  • Grind this to a coarse paste without adding water.
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  • Heat oil in a kadai.
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  • Add cumin seeds.
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  • When cumin splutters add the dal paste. Add coriander powder and red chilly powder and saute the mixture for 2 to 3 minutes or till the moisture is released.
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  • Add coriander leaves.Now the stuffing is ready

Making the Dough

  • In a mixing bowl add Rava, sugar, salt, oil and 2 tsp water and mix it well. Let it rest for 10 minutes.
  • After 10 minutes add wheat flour and carrom seeds.
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  • Knead the flour by adding water little by little and make it into a tight dough.
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Making Puris

  • Take a small ball. Roll it into a small poori.
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  • Place the stuffing. Add the chopped onion. Close it and roll it again.
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  • Deep fry in hot oil.
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  • Serve it hot with aloo gravy or any pickle of your choice along with curd. It tastes good on its own too.
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