Baked Whole Wheat Puris, Jar Snack
by Tarla Dalal
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Appetizingly tasty, these Baked Whole Wheat Puris make a healthy and filling snack for kids – but sure to be enjoyed by adults too.
These scrumptious whole wheat crispies have a lingering taste, thanks to simple, readily available spice powders. The procedure is easy and there is no time-consuming deep-frying to be done either, so this is practically a no-fuss recipe that you can make any time.
Prepare a whole batch and store it in a jar, to enjoy any time your palate craves for a tasty treat! You can also use it innovatively to make other snacks – you can, for example, lace it with chutneys and top it with tomatoes and onions, or crush it and make a chaat out of it!
You can also try other healthy baked recipes like Baked Sev and Baked Tortilla Chips .
- Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and knead into a stiff dough using enough water. Keep aside for 10 to 15 minutes.
- Divide the dough into 20 equal portions and roll out each portion into a circle of about 75 mm. (3") diameter.
- Grease a baking tray using oil, place 10 puris at a time on it and prick all over using a fork.
- Bake it in a pre-heated oven at 180°c (360°f) for 18 to 20 , flip them over after 10 minutes.
- Repeat with the remaining dough to make 10 more puris in 1 more batch.
- Cool and store in an air-tight container.
Baked Whole Wheat Puris, Jar Snack recipe with step by step photos
To make baked masala puri, in a bowl, take gehun ka atta.
Add turmeric powder.
Add chilli powder. Add more or less as per your desire.
Add coriander-cumin seeds powder. Check out this recipe and learn How To Make Coriander Cumin Seeds Powder at home.
Add oil. Ghee/Olive oil can also be added as Moyan for the healthy puri recipe. The addition of fat to the dough helps in making crispy yet flaky puri.
Add salt to taste.
Mix it by rubbing between your fingertips till everything is incorporated well and resembles a crumble like texture.
Gradually add water, we have used approx. ½ cup.
Knead into a stiff dough.
Cover with a lid or damp muslin cloth and keep aside for 10 to 15 minutes.
To prepare baked puri, after the resting time, knead the dough one more time to smoothen out and divide the dough into 20 equal portions.
Roll out a portion into a circle of about 75 mm. (3") diameter. You can even roll out a rectangular sheet and then cut into desired shapes using a cookie cutter or sharp lid.
Similarly, roll out 9 more portions of the whole wheat puri.
Grease a baking tray using oil. You can also line the tray with parchment paper or aluminium foil.
Place 10 puris at a time on it and prick all over using a fork.
Pricking ensures that the puri won’t puff up and you will get crispy puri after baking. Bake it in a pre-heated oven at 180°C (360°F) for 18 to 20 minutes. Flip them after 10 minutes. After The oven setting are different for each unit. You may take a longer time depending on the thickness of the papdis so keep an eye after as the edges tend to burn easily.
Cool the baked atta puri and store in an air-tight container.
Baked snacks are any day healthier than deep-fried, greasy snacks. Also, the best part is you can cook them in bulk and relish whenever you want. Apart from the baked whole wheat puri, you can make other delightful baked jar snacks like: Seedai, Baked South Indian Jar Snack, Baked Bhakarwadi, Multi Flour Chakli and enjoy with a cup of tea or coffee.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per puri
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