Chana Dal Bharva Puri and Kheer
The Yadav wedding rituals start with offering Chana Dal Bharva Puri and Kheer. The family and guests then savour the delicacies and start the rituals. Chef Ajay Chopra shares the recipe for this yummy combo.
Chana Dal Bharva Puri and Kheer

- Indian


- 1-2

Cooking Time

-30-40 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 10-15 Min


  • FOR Chana Dal Bharva Puri and Kheer
  • For Puri
  • 1 cup Chana Dal, soaked
  • Salt as per taste
  • 1/2 tbsp turmeric powder
  • 2 cup wheat flour
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • Water as required
  • FOR Kheer
  • 1 litre milk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tbsp cardamom powder
  • Mixed dry fruits (pistachios, almonds, cashews, raisins)
  • FOR Pithi and Stuffing and Garnish
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 1 tbsp cumin seeds
  • A pinch asafoetida
  • 1/2 turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tbsp red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tbsp coriander powder
  • Coriander sprigs
  • Dough
  • Oil for frying
  • Chopped mixed dry fruits for Garnish


  1. 1

    Procedure to make Chana Dal Bharva Puri & Kheer.
  2. 2

    For Kheer, add milk in a pan and let it boil.
  3. 3

    Add soaked rice and let it cook.
  4. 4

    Add sugar, cardamom powder mixed dry fruits and, let it cook.
  5. 5

    For Stuffing, add water in a pan, soaked chana dal, salt as per taste, turmeric powder and let it boil.
  6. 6

    Grind the boiled dal and make a paste.
  7. 7

    To the dal stuffing add chopped coriander sprigs.
  8. 8

    In a heated pan add ghee, cumin seeds, a pinch of asafoetida and mix it.
  9. 9

    Once the cumin seeds are roasted add the dal and let it cook.
  10. 10

    Add turmeric powder, salt as per taste, red chilli powder, coriander powder and mix it well.
  11. 11

    For Puri, add wheat flour in a bowl, ghee and prepare a tight dough.
  12. 12

    Stuff the dough with chana dal mixture and roll it out using oil.
  13. 13

    Deep fry the Puri in oil until it turns crispy.
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Chef Ajay Chopra is a master of progressive Indian cuisine. During a stint in the UK, he was voted one of the eight best Indian chefs of London. He also guides restaurateurs, catering companies, event management companies and large facility management organisations to create menus and concepts to optimise their culinary skills.

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