How to make Rajgire Ki Puri - A special bread for fasting days.

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Rajgira Atta, Potatoes (आलू)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Breads

Rajgire Ki Puri Recipe Card

Rajgire Ki Puri
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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 : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Rajgire Ki Puri Recipe

  • Rajgira Atta 2 cups

  • Potatoes boiled and mashed 1 large

  • Rock salt (sendha namak) to taste

  • Ghee 2 tablespoons

Method

Step 1

Take rajgira flour, mashed potato, rock salt and two tablespoons of ghee in a bowl and mix. Add water, a little at a time.

Step 2

Knead into a stiff dough. Cover with a damp cloth and rest for fifteen minutes.Divide into sixteen equal sized balls.

Step 3

With greased fingers pat each ball to a puri. These puris are a little thick.

Step 4

Heat sufficient ghee in a kadai and deep-fry the puris on medium heat till golden. Drain and place on an absorbent paper.

Step 5

Serve hot.