Khus-khus ki Puri
by Tarla Dalal
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Khus-khus or poppy seeds are used in nearly all cuisines in India. Here is a delicious puri stuffed with a poppy seed mixture and made spicy with the use of Kashmiri red chillies. Other spices such as cardamom, cloves, cinnamon and nigella seeds are also used to add flavoring.
- Sieve the flour well.
- Combine the flour, ghee, nigella seeds and salt in a deep bowl, mix well and knead it into a stiff dough using enough water.
- Divide the dough into 10 equal portions and keep aside.
- Soak the poppy seeds in 2 tbsp of water for 15 minutes and keep aside.
- Combine the cumin seeds, red chillies, cardamoms, cloves and cinnamon in a broad non-stick pan and dry roast on a medium flame for 1 minute.
- Allow it to cool and blend in a mixer to a fine powder. Keep aside.
- Blend the soaked poppy seeds in a mixer till it forms a thick paste. Keep aside.
- Heat the ghee in broad non-stick pan, add the asafoetida, nigella seeds and ginger and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
- Add the poppy seeds paste and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring continuously.
- Remove from the flame, add the powdered masala and salt, mix well and keep aside.
- Roll out each portion of the dough into a circle of 72 mm. (2½?) diameter circle using little flour for rolling.
- Place 1 tsp of the stuffing in the centre of each circle. Bring together all the sides in the centre and seal tightly.
- Roll out again into a circle of 75 mm. (3") diameter circle, using a little plain flour for rolling.
- Heat the oil in a deep kadhai and deep-fry the puris, a few at a time, till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides.
- Drain on an absorbent paper and serve immediately.
Nutrient values per puri
|Vitamin A||75 mcg|
|Vitamin B1||0 mg|
|Vitamin B2||0 mg|
|Vitamin B3||0.2 mg|
|Vitamin C||0 mg|
|Folic Acid||0 mcg|
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