How to make Dal Puri -

Crisp puris of moong dal and whole wheat flour.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from the book Fun Food For Fussy Kids.

Main Ingredients : Split green gram skinless, Whole wheat flour

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Dal Puri

Dal Puri Recipe Card


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 : 1.30-2 hour

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Dal Puri Recipe

  • Split green gram skinless soaked 1/2 cup

  • Whole wheat flour 1/4 cup

  • Ginger paste 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil to deep fry


Step 1

Boil the green gram in one and half cups of water till soft. Set aside to cool. Take the boiled green gram in a bowl, add the wheat flour, ginger paste, coriander, cumin and red chilli powders, salt, fresh coriander and one tablespoon oil and knead into a semi soft dough.

Step 2

Keep the dough covered with a damp cloth for about an hour. Divide into marble sized portions and roll into balls. Roll out each into a puri.

Step 3

Heat sufficient oil in a non-stick kadai and deep fry the puris on medium heat till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper and serve hot.

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