Beetroot Puri Recipe (Beetroot Poori)
Recipe type: Puffed-bread
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 10 pooris
Beetroot poori - Delicious beetroot flavoured red puffed whole-wheat deep fried bread.
  • Beetroot : 1 cup
  • Whole wheat flour: 1 cup
  • Ginger green chilli paste: 1 tbsp
  • Carom seeds (ajwain): 1/4 tsp
  • Salt: 1 tsp or to taste
  • Oil : 3 cups for frying
  1. Peel off the beetroot and grate it.
  2. In a bowl take grated beetroot and add 1 cup wheat flour in it.
  3. Now add salt, ajwain and ginger green chili paste.
  4. Add 1 tsp oil and make dough similar to paratha dough. Keep aside for 5-7 minuts for resting.
  5. Make small size balls from dough for puri.
  6. Take the ball on rolling board and roll the puri. I have shaped puri with the cookie cutter. Add flour for dusting if needed (avoid if possible).
  7. Repeat the above step for remaining dough balls and make puri and keep aside.
  8. Heat around 3 cups of oil in a kadai. (Note: Quantity of oil depends on the size of kadai)
  9. Once oil is hot carefully add rolled puri and start frying it.
  10. Tap on the upper surface using skimmer and puff the poori.
  11. Flip the puri to other side and cook until it turns golden in color.
  12. Take the fried puri off kadhai and place it on kitchen napkin.
  13. Repeat above steps and deep frying remaining puris.
  14. Beetroot puri is ready to serve. Serve beetroot puri with aloo bhaji or any other veg curry of your choice.
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