Spicy Urad Dal Puris
by Tarla Dalal
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Serve these delicious urad dal puris with sweet pickle and hot tea on a sunny Sunday morning, for a complete Rajasthani ambience.
- Mix all the ingredients and add enough water to make a stiff dough.
- Knead well and keep aside for 20 minutes.
- For the masala powder (for the stuffing)
- Dry roast the ingredients on a hot tava (griddle) for 1 minute. Cool and grind into a powder. Keep aside.
- Soak the urad dal in water for 4 hours.
- Drain and coarsely grind in a grinder using very little water. Keep aside.
- Heat the oil in a pan and fry the dal paste until light golden in colour. Cool.
- Add the masala powder and salt and mix well.
- Knead the dough again and divide into 10 equal portions.
- Roll out each portion of the dough into a thin round of about 50 mm. (2") diameter with the help of a little oil.
- Put a little stuffing mixture in each round. Close the edges to cover the stuffing completely and roll out again into small puris.
- Deep-fry the puris in hot oil until golden brown.
- Drain on absorbent paper and serve hot with a sweet pickle of your choice.
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