How to make Tilwali Puri Recipe - A delicious variation of the popular puris - sesame seeds lend a special aroma

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Main Ingredients : Whole wheat flour (atta) ( आटा ) , Refined flour (maida) ( मैदा )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snack

Tilwali Puri

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Tilwali Puri Recipe Card

Tilwali Puri

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Ingredients for Tilwali Puri

  • Whole wheat flour (atta) 3/4 cup

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 cup

  • Green chillies chopped 2

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped small bunch

  • Peppercorns crushed 4-5

  • Ghee 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Sesame seeds (til) 1/2 cup

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon


Step 1

In a large bowl mix atta, maida, ghee, salt, crushed peppercorns, chopped green chillies, two tablespoons of til, chopped coriander leaves and red chilli powder.

Step 2

Add just enough water to knead into a soft dough. Keep covered with damp cloth for atleast half an hour.

Step 3

Dry roast remaining til on very low heat stirring continuously till they are crisp. Divide the dough balls into twenty equal portions.

Step 4

Divide the til into twenty equal portions. Roll each dough ball into three-inch diameter discs. Sprinkle the roasted til. Fold into half then into quarter.

Step 5

To hold the folds prick with cloves. Roll out the remaining dough balls similarly. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai and deep fry the puris till crisp and golden brown on both the sides. Drain onto an absorbent paper and serve hot.

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