How to make Bajra Methi ki Poori -

Though these pooris are deep-fried, pearl millet and fresh fenugreek leaves make them quite healthy too.

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Bajra flour, Fenugreek leaves (methi) (मेथी)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Bajra Methi ki Poori

Bajra Methi ki Poori Recipe Card

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History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Bajra Methi ki Poori Recipe

  • Bajra flour 1 cup

  • Fenugreek leaves (methi) finely chopped 1 cup

  • Whole wheat flour (atta) 1/4 cup

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Green chilli finely chopped 1

  • Yogurt 1 cup

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • White sesame seeds 1 tablespoon

  • Carom seeds (ajwain) 1 tablespoon

  • Oil 2 tablespo

Method

Step 1

Put millet flour, fenugreek leaves, wheat flour, chilli powder, coriander powder, salt, green chilli and yogurt in a bowl. Mix well and knead into a stiff dough. Cover and set aside for fifteen to twenty minutes.

Step 2

Put cumin seeds, sesame seeds and carom seeds in another bowl and mix well.

Step 3

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 4

Divide the dough into twelve equal portions and roll them into small puris. Sprinkle some seeds mixture on top and press lightly.

Step 5

Deep-fry the pooris in hot oil till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 6

Serve hot with chutney.

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