Stuffed Cauliflower Puris

Stuffed Cauliflower Puris, the stuffing has a crunchy, flavourful combination of cauliflower, grated coconut and crushed peanuts.

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What a wonderful way to eat cauliflower! When combined with peanuts and coconut, cauliflower sheds its unpleasant smell and comes across as a gourmet ingredient.

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Stuffed Cauliflower Puris recipe - How to make Stuffed Cauliflower Puris

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 servings
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2 1/2 cups whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1 tbsp ghee
1/2 tsp salt

To Be Mixed Into A Stuffing
1 1/2 cups finely grated cauliflower
1/2 cup freshly grated coconut
1/4 cup roasted and coarsely crushed peanuts
2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
2 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
oil for deep-frying

For The Sweet and Sour Sauce
10 to 12 green chillies , cut lengthwise
1/2 cup jaggery (gur)
3 tbsp tamarind (imli)
1/2 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
1 tsp fenugreek (methi) seeds
1 tbsp oil
salt to taste

For the sweet and sour sauce

    For the sweet and sour sauce
  1. Soak the tamarind in ½ cup of water. Strain and squeeze out the tamarind water.
  2. Mix the tamarind water, jaggery and green chillies. Boil on a low flame for a few minutes. Keep aside.
  3. Heat the oil and add the mustard seeds and fenugreek seeds. Cook until the fenugreek seeds become red. Pour over the sauce.
  4. Boil again for 2 minutes. Keep aside.

For the dough

    For the dough
  1. Mix all the ingredients and add enough water to make a soft dough.
  2. Knead for 5 minutes and divide the dough into 32 equal portions.
  3. Roll out each portion in to small puris. Keep aside. .

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Divide the stuffing mixture into 16 equal portions.
  2. Spread a one portion of the stuffing mixture on one puri and put another on top.
  3. Stick the edges, applying a little water if necessary. Roll once and keep aside. Repeat with the remaining puri to make 15 more puris.
  4. Deep-fry in hot oil till they puff.
  5. Serve hot with the sweet and sour sauce.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy614 cal
Protein13.4 g
Carbohydrates80.9 g
Fiber13.4 g
Fat28.1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium422.6 mg

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Stuffed Cauliflower Puris
 on 05 Jul 13 09:19 AM

These puris are so easy to make and tasty. the stuffing of cauliflower, coconut, chillies and spices make it yumm...