How to make Biscuit Puri - Puris stuffed with flavourful urad dal and besan mixture.

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Main Ingredients : Refined flour (maida) (मैदा), Semolina (rawa/suji) (रवा/सूजी)

Cuisine : Maharashtrian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Biscuit Puri

The Maharashtrian hospitality is legendary. The cuisine has subtle variety and strong flavours and varies from region to region. In ancient times in the more affluent homes, feasts often started at mid-day and ended when the sun set! The presentation of food was alluring with a practice to sing sacred verses to dedicate the meal to God.
Maharashtrian cuisine covers a wide range from being extremely mild to very spicy dishes. Wheat, rice, jowar, vegetables, lentils and fruit form important components of Maharashtrian diet. 
Everybody knows about the unbeatable taste of the Mumbai’s chaats! But there is so much more to explore and savour in the other regions of Maharashtra. 

For more recipes related to Biscuit Puri checkout Chocolate Pancake, Oat Muffins, Japanese Tempura, Masala Papdi With Dahi Boondi . You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Poached Fried Eggs, Kabuli Chaat, Corn Kachori , Masala Rawa Baingan.

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Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Biscuit Puri Recipe

  • Refined flour (maida) 1/4 cup

  • Semolina (rawa/suji) 1 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil for greasing and frying 3 tablespoons

  • Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal) 2 tablespoons

  • Crushed black peppercorns 1/2 teaspoon

  • Gram flour (besan) 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Scraped coconut 2 tablespoons

  • Jaggery (gur) grated 1 tablespoon

Method

Step 1

Mix together maida, suji, salt, 2 tbsps oil and enough water and knead into semi stiff dough. Cover with a damp muslin cloth and rest for 15 minutes.

Step 2

Heat 1 tbsp oil in a non stick pan, add urad dal and sauté till light brown. Add crushed black peppercorns and besan and sauté for 2-3 minutes.

Step 3

Add coconut and sauté. Transfer this mixture into a mixer, cool and grind into a coarse powder. Transfer into a bowl. Add jaggery and mix well.

Step 4

Add coconut and sauté. Transfer this mixture into a mixer, cool and grind into a coarse powder. Transfer into a bowl. Add jaggery and mix well.

Step 5

Gently slide the puris, one at a time, into hot oil and deep fry till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper. Transfer onto a serving plate and serve hot.

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