Sattu Ki Puri

These are stuffed puris – whole wheat dough balls stuffed with spiced sattu mixture, rolled into puris and deep-fried. These puris make a great weekend breakfast snack. Sattu has a very high content of protein making it a very valuable source for vegetarians and vegans too.

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Sattu Ki Puri

Main ingredients Sattu, Whole wheat flour (atta), Semolina, Oil, Red chilli powder, Ginger-garlic paste, Green chillies, Onion, Fresh coriander leaves, Lemon pickle paste, Mustard oil
Cuisine Bihari
Course Breads
Prep time 20-25 minutes
Cook time 10-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Savoury
Level of cooking Easy
Others Vegetarian


  • 1 cup sattu
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour (atta)    
  • 2 tablespoons semolina
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoons oil + for deep frying
  • ½ tablespoon red chilli powder
  • 1 tablespoon ginger-garlic paste
  • 2 green chillies, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2-3 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander leaves
  • 1 tablespoon lemon pickle paste
  • 1 tablespoon mustard oil
  • Yogurt for serving


  1. Take whole wheat flour in a bowl, add semolina, salt, 2 tablespoons oil and ½ cup water and knead to stiff dough. Cover with a moist muslin cloth and set aside for 10-15 minutes.
  2. Take sattu in a bowl. Add salt, red chilli powder, ginger-garlic paste, green chillies, onion, coriander leaves, lemon pickle paste and mustard oil and mix well.
  3. Add ¼ cup water and mix well.
  4. Divide dough into 8 equal portions and roll into balls. Flatten each ball and roll into thick disk. Place a portion of stuffing, gather the edges and press together to seal properly. Flatten and roll again into a thin disc.
  5. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Slide in the puris, one at a time, in the hot oil and deep-fry till golden brown and puffed. Drain on absorbent paper.
  6. Arrange the on a serving platter and serve hot with yogurt.