Urad Dal Puri
These flavourful puris are prepared during Indian festivals.
Chef Vaibhav Mahajan`s Urad dal puri recipe

- Indian


- 2

Cooking Time

-08-10 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 15 Min


  • 1 cup urad dal
  • 2 cups flour
  • ½ tsp red chilli powder
  • ½ tsp dry ginger powder
  • 1 tsp fennel powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • ½ tsp asafoetida
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • salt to taste
  • water
  • olive oil for frying
  • For Serving Aloo sabzi.


  1. 1

    Soak urad dal for 4 hours.
  2. 2

    Grind the soaked dal to a smooth paste.
  3. 3

    In a mixing bowl, combine flour red chilli powder, dry ginger powder, fennel powder, coriander powder, asafoetida, salt, and olive oil.
  4. 4

    Add the urad dal paste and mix well by adding some water.
  5. 5

    Knead a dough for the puris.
  6. 6

    Pinch small balls from the dough and flatten them to give the shape of a puri.
  7. 7

    Heat olive oil in a pan.
  8. 8

    Deep fry puris.
  9. 9

    Drain excess oil with a tissue paper.
  10. 10

    Serve the puris hot with aloo sabzi.
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