Masala Puri ( Low Calorie Healthy Cooking )


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Masala puris, which are usually fried, have been modified into this low cal version by baking. You can use these puris to make sev puri, bhel puri or any chaat of your choice.

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Masala puri, one of my favourite anytime-munchies, this recipe will surely be an instant hit amongst weight-watchers. Masala puris, which are usually fried, have been modified into this low cal version by baking. You can use these puris to make sev puri, bhel puri or any chaat of your choice.

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Baking Time:  50 Minutes
Baking Temperature:  200°C (400°F)
Makes 25 puris
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Ingredients

1 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1/2 tsp coarsely ground cumin seeds (jeera)
1/2 tsp coarsely ground peppercorns (kalimirch)
1 tsp chilli powder
a pinch of asafoetida (hing)
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi) (optional)
2 tsp oil
salt to taste
1/2 tsp oil for kneading and greasing

Method
  1. Combine all the ingredients together in a bowl and knead into a stiff dough using enough water. Keep aside for 10 to 15 minutes.
  2. Knead again using ¼ tsp of oil and divide the dough into 25 equal portions.
  3. Roll each portion of the dough into a 75 mm. (3”) diameter circle.
  4. Prick each puri with a fork and arrange them on a greased baking tray in two batches.
  5. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 20 to 25 minutes or till they are evenly browned and crisp from both sides.
  6. Cool slightly, serve immediately or store in an air-tight container. Use as required.
Nutrient values Per Puri :
EnergyProteinCarbohydrateFatFibre
20 calories 0.5 gm 3 gm 0.7 gm 0.1 gm
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 on 04 Nov 14 12:36 PM


Not very time consuming, these masala puris can be enjoyed at any time of the day... This is one of the snack which can be carried to work too.
 on 29 Oct 14 05:19 PM


These puris are little spicy and soo crispy... It is also healthy as it is baked and not fried.. It dosent take much time to bake as well.. In 10 minutes these healthy crispy puris are ready..
 on 13 Apr 13 09:37 AM


Healthy, tasty baked puris. Made from whole wheat flour and with only 1/2 tsp oil. Great also to use in bhel or just have with curds.