Farsi Puri

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Farsi Puri


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :20 Min

Cook Time : 15 Min

Total Time : 35 Min


Serves : 10
  • 500 gms maida or flour

  • 1/4 cups fine semolina

  • 1 tbsp crushed cumin seeds

  • 1/2 tbsp freshly ground black pepper

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 4 cups oil

  • 3/4 cups warm ghee

  • 1/2 cups water


  • In a large bowl take all the ingredients except oil, Ghee, Water. Mix well.
  • Make a well in the center of the flour. Add warm ghee. Mix with the help of a spatula
  • Mix well until it forms a crumbly texture.
  • Add water slowly at a time and knead it into a semi-stiff dough. Cover and keep aside for 15-20 minutes.
  • Divide dough into 5-6 equal parts. Shape them into a smooth ball.
  • Grease rolling board with the oil. Place prepared dough ball on rolling board and roll evenly from all the sides. It should be little thick. Prick allover using a fork so that puri will not puff up.
  • Cut them into 3-4inch circle using round cutter.
  • Repeat the process with remaining dough balls. Prepare all the puris and keep ready for frying.
  • Heat oil in a wok or Kadai. Fry puries in batches on a low medium flame until light brown and crisp. Don’t overcrowd puries while frying. Avoid them frying on a high flame.
  • Drain oil completely and place them on a kitchen towel.
  • Cool and store in airtight container or serve hot with a cup of tea or coffee.