Banana Puri Recipe - Deep fried mixed flour bread enhanced with banana

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Main Ingredients : Bananas, Refined flour (maida)

Cuisine : Gujarati

Course : Mithais

Banana Puri

Gujarat has long stretches of unspoilt coastline and an endless supply of fish and shell fish. But strict Jainism in the past and orthodox Hinduism today has encouraged widespread vegetarianism.  The Gujarati cuisine is not heavily spiced but slightly sweeter than the cuisines of the neighbouring states.
Gujarati food is distinctively vegetarian with about 65% of its population shunning the meat.  The remaining 35% of the state’s population consists of Bohra Muslims and Parsis. Bohra Muslims are the followers of Abdullah who were Hindus who adopted Muslim religion.  The Parsi cuisine on the other hand is a blend of western influences.

Banana Puri Recipe - How to make Banana Puri

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Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium

Ingredients

  • Bananas 3

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 3/4 cups

  • Whole wheat flour (atta) 1/4 cup

  • Sugar 1 teaspoon

  • Salt a pinch

  • Butter 2 tablespoons

  • Oil for deep-frying

Method

Step 1

Mash bananas. Add refined flour, wheat flour, sugar, salt and butter. Mix well together. Add a little water and knead into a stiff dough.

Step 2

Divide into ten to twelve balls. Roll out into small dics of half centimeter thickness. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 3

Fry puris, one by one, till golden brown. Drain and remove onto an absorbent paper.

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