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Tilwali Puri   Recipe

A delicious variation of the popular puris - sesame seeds lend a special aroma

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Preparation Time : 31-40 minutes

Cooking time : 16-20 minutes

Servings : 4

Tilwali Puri

Main Ingredients

Whole wheat flour (atta) , Refined flour (maida)





Level Of Cooking



  • Whole wheat flour (atta)
    3/4 cup
  • Refined flour (maida)
    1 cup
  • Green chillies chopped
  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped
    small bunch
  • Peppercorns crushed
  • 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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