Oct 4, 2012

Ajwain Mini Puris / Pooris

Ajwain Mini Puris

A delicious snack !!! Smart snack for Birthday parties / Kitty parties …


200 ml / 1 cup wholewheat flour (gehum ka atta) or maida (all purpose flour) or a mix of whole wheat and maida 1:1 ratio (Indian standard measuring cup of 200 ml / 8 oz capacity

½ teaspoon salt

2 teaspoon ghee

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon ajwain (caram seeds / ayamodakam) ajwain is good for digestion 

2 tablespoon chopped mint or coriander leaves (or a mix of mix of mint and coriander leaves) optional

½ cup water (100 ml – 115 ml)

250 ml oil to deep fry


Sieve flour (or atta and maida) and salt. Rub with 2 teaspoon ghee to the flour mixture. Mix until well combined with ghee. Finally mix with ajawain and chopped coriander leaves (optional). Add water slowly (1/2 cup /100 ml – 115 ml) and knead to a soft dough. Divide this dough into 2 parts, make round balls and roll out into a  big roti / chapati of 6 - 7 inches in diameter. Cut pooris of about 1 1/2 -  2 ‘’ – inch diameter with the help  a biscuit cutter or an inverted lid or with a katori. Then all puris will be equal size and shape.

Heat oil in a frying pan. Reduce heat to medium.

Deep fry pooris  7 – 8 at a time, until golden color on both the sides. Drain out from oil and place on kitchen towel to absorb extra oil. Serve hot  as a snack or with pickle / curd.

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