Jowar Onion Puris

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Onions and sesame seeds add flavour to the otherwise bland Jowar flour used in these baked puris. At just 8 calories per puri, you can enjoy them without guilt! Make the puris in advance and keep them ready for those sudden hunger pangs.

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Preparation Time:    Baking Time:  45 minutes   Baking Temperature:  180°C (360°F).    Makes 30 mini puris
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1/2 cup jowar (white millet) flour
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
2 tsp black sesame seeds (kala til)
salt to taste
3/4 tsp oil for greasing
jowar (white millet) flour for rolling

  1. Combine all the ingredients and knead into a firm dough using enough water.
  2. Divide the dough into 30 equal portions.
  3. Grease your palms using ¼ tsp of oil, roll each portion of the dough in between your palms into a 38 mm. (1½") diameter circle, using very little jowar flour for rolling.
  4. Grease a baking tray using the remaining ¼ tsp of oil, place the puris evenly over it and prick all over the puris using a fork.
  5. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 180°c (360°f) for 20 minutes or till the puris are golden brown and crisp, turning them around once after 10 minutes.
  6. Repeat steps 4 and 5 to make one more batch of 15 puris.
  7. Cool and store in an air-tight container. These will stay fresh for 3 to 4 days.

Nutrient values per mini puri
8 calories 0.2 gm 1.3 gm 0.2 gm 0.2 gm

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 on 08 Jun 13 12:23 AM

This is a very tasty recipe... Low in calories n good in taste regularly cook this in dinner