How to make Rajgire Aur Kele Ki Puri -

Puri made from rajgeera and bananas.

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Rajgire ka aata, Ripe banana (पका हुआ केला)

Cuisine : Gujarati

Course : Breads

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Rajgire Aur Kele Ki Puri

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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.

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Rajgire Aur Kele Ki Puri Recipe

  • Rajgire ka aata for dustin

  • Ripe banana peeled amd mashed 2 small

  • Ghee 3 tablespoons

  • Yogurt sour 2 tablespoons

  • Rock salt (sendha namak) to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Sesame seeds (til) 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Oil for frying

Method

Step 1

Place rajgira atta in a deep bowl. Rub in melted ghee. Add mashed banana, sour yogurt, rock salt, red chilli powder and til.

Step 2

Knead into a semi-soft dough using water only if required. Divide into twelve-sixteen equal sized balls. Roll, using rajgira atta for dusting, into small thick puris

Step 3

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai and deep-fry puris till done on both sides. Drain onto an absorbent paper. Serve hot with chhunda or yogurt.

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