Dal Puri Recipe

Dal Puri Recipe
300 gms wheat flour
50 ml oil (Buy here)
1 tbsp ghee (Buy here)
1.5 tsp chili powder (Buy here)
2 tbsp fresh coriander leaves
2 tbsp salt (Buy here)
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
0.5 tsp black pepper (Buy here)
0.5 tsp cumin (Buy here)
1 tsp coriander powder (Buy here)
1 tsp turmeric powder
150 gms chickpea lentils
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Dal Puri Recipe
Soak 150 gms of chana dal (chickpeas lentils) in water for a 2-3 hours.
Dal Puri Recipe
Take 1 tsp turmeric powder, 1.5 tsp of red chilly powder in a bowl. You may adjust the quantity according to your taste.
Dal Puri Recipe
Add 1 tsp coriander powder, 1/2 tsp cumin powder, 1/2 tsp black pepper powder to the mixture.
Dal Puri Recipe
Add 1 tsp ginger garlic paste to the mixture
Dal Puri Recipe
Add 2 tbsp water the mixture and mix everything well.
Dal Puri Recipe
Add 2 tbsp oil in a cooking pan and start heating it.
Dal Puri Recipe
After the oil is heated add 1 tsp cumin seeds to it.
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Cook the cumin seeds till they splutter for maximum flavor.
Dal Puri Recipe
Add the mixture that we created to the pan. Make sure to keep the flame low or else the spices might burn.
Dal Puri Recipe
Mix everything together and cook for a couple of minutes. You will notice that the color of the mixture has changed and the oil is separated.
Dal Puri Recipe
Removed the water from the lentils and add it to the mixture.
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Mix everything together well.
Dal Puri Recipe
Add 1.5 tbsp salt to the mixture.
Dal Puri Recipe
Add 2 cups of water the mixture and give it a quick mix.
Dal Puri Recipe
Cover it with a lid. We will cook the mixture till the lentils are cooked and the water is completely evaporated. We can do this in a pressure cooker as well but the issue either the lentils might burn or there is a lot of water left at the end.
Dal Puri Recipe
Keep checking from time to time if the lentils have cooked. This should take 15-20 minutes.
Dal Puri Recipe
The water will keep evaporating as the lentils are being cooked.
Dal Puri Recipe
After 15-20 minutes, you can check if the lentils are cooked properly or not.
Dal Puri Recipe
Cook the mixture with an open lid till all the water evaporates. Keep the mixture aside and let it cool down. We will prepare the dough for the puri now.
Dal Puri Recipe
Time to prepare the dough for the puri. Take 300 gms of wheat flour in a bowl. Add 1/2 tsp salt the flour.
Dal Puri Recipe
Add 1 tbsp clarified butter (ghee) to it.
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Start adding water slowly to the mixture and prepare a solid but not very hard dough.
Dal Puri Recipe
Cover the dough with a lid and keep it aside for a few minutes.
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Your mixture has now cooled down.
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Add the mixture to a blender.
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Blend the mixture but make sure to not make a fine paste. We want the mixture to be a bit coarse.
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Add the coarse mixture to a bowl. It is almost ready.
Dal Puri Recipe
Add 2 tbsp coriander leaves to it and give it a quick mix.
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Its now time to fill the puris with lentil mixture.
Dal Puri Recipe
Take a small portion from the dough and make roundels with it.
Dal Puri Recipe
Try to do this with hand for perfection. You might also use a rolling pin for this.
Dal Puri Recipe
Create a flat dough not very large but big enough to place the lentil mixture inside.
Dal Puri Recipe
Add the lentil mixture to the dough. Do not add a lot of it or else the puri might open up while while it is being deep fried.
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Close the dough.
Dal Puri Recipe
Now use a rolling pin for flattening the dough further.
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Your dal puri is ready to be fried.
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Let the dough be a bit thick.
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Repeat the process for all the puris.
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Take oil in a frying pan. Let it get hot. You need to take as much oil so as to soak the puri in the oil while it is being fried.
Dal Puri Recipe
Add the puri in the oil after it gets hot
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Your puri will bloat up as shown in the image.
Dal Puri Recipe
Cook the puris till the time they are light golden brown. Then remove it from the oil.
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Your Dal puri is ready.
Dal Puri Recipe
Enjoy it yogurt or potato tomato sabzi!!
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