How to make Samo Puri -

Puris that can be had not only during vrat but can be enjoyed anytime

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Barnyard millet (samo) flour, Potatoes (आलू)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Breads

Samo Puri

Samo 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 : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Samo Puri Recipe

  • Barnyard millet (samo) flour 1 cup

  • Potatoes , boiled, peeled and mashed 3 medium

  • Ginger-green chilli paste 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Groundnut oil to deep fry

  • Ghee for greasing


Step 1

Take potatoes in a bowl, add samo flour, ginger-green chilli paste and salt and mix well. Add ½ cup water and knead into soft dough.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Divide the dough into small portions and roll into balls.

Step 3

Apply ghee on plastic sheet and place a ball on it. Pat into a thick disc with your fingers. Similarly make more puris with the remaining balls.

Step 4

Slide the puris into hot oil, one by one, and deep-fry till golden brown and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 5

Arrange them on a serving platter and serve hot.

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