Masala Poori

Masala Poori

Masala Poori

Serves:16 Ingredients: 

400 g/ 2cups Flour, sieved Masala Poori


2 g/ ½ tsp Salt


A pinch of Cayenne pepper or paprika


A pinch of Turmeric powder


10g / 2 tsp Coriander powder


7 g/ 1 2/3 tsp Cumin ground


30 g/ 2 tbs Oil or Butter, melted


160ml / ¾ cup Water, warm

 Oil for frying 


Mix the flour, slat, cayenne pepper, turmeric, coriander and cumin. Add oil/butter and rub it in till it is t

 horoughly incorporated.  Add water; knead into a medium soft dough. 

 Lightly oil your palms and knead until the dough is silky smooth and pliable.  Shape into a smooth

ball.  Brush with oil and keep aside for 3 hours.   

Knead again briefly, divide into 16 equal portions and shape into balls. Compress each into a 2” patty.

Dip one end of the patty in oil and roll out into a 5” round, place on a flat surface.  Similarly, roll out the

other portions.  Heat oil in a wok.  Carefully slip one round into the hot oil.  Fry until it puffs up and is

golden brown on both sides. Remove and drain on paper towels.  Serve hot as an accompaniment to

any curry dish.