Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Farsi Puri - Gujarat Special

Gujarat is a state in North west coast of India and it know locally as Jewel of the west. This states shares its border with Rajasthan in north, Maharashtra in south, Madhya Pradesh in east and Arabian Sea is west. Whenever we talk about Gujarat, obviously we will talk about Mahatma Gandhi,the father of nation. But tody we are going to talk about their cuisine and their foods. Yes after Goan cuisine, today we are landing to Gujarat. As we know Gujarati foods are primarily vegetarian, its one of the healthiest cuisine in India. A typical Gujarati thali consists of roti or bakri prepared with wheat flour or millet flour,served along with dal or kadhi, rice and side dishes called sabzi. Pickles or chhundas are serves as condiments.Butter milk is considered as a must have in their daily menu and their dishes are distinctivey sweet,salty and spicy at the same time.

Gujarati cuisine have many popular dishes and the list is very much big. Ghevar,basundi,malpua are famous desserts and some their snacks like Mathris, chorafali,ghooghra are well known everywhere. Khaman Dhokla, Khandvi, Handva,Kachori, daal dhokli, Dhokla, fafda,Ganthia,khakhra are most of their evening snacks, these dishes are eaten all over India and they are carried by Gujarati community towards the Southern part of India.Coming to today's recipe this Farsi poori or puri are deep fried crunchy pooris you can munch with a cup of tea for your snacks. These addictive pooris are prepared with simple ingredients and if you can have these crispy pooris you want stop urself just with one. They stay prefect for a week in room temperature, if they are conserved properly.This crispy flat breads are kid's favourite, i loved mine with my cup of coffee.Sending to my own event Healthy Diet-Cooking with Wholegrains guest hosted by Nupur.


Recipe Source: Indian Cuisine
1cup Maida/All purpose flour
1/4cup Semolina
1tsp Peppercorns
1tsp Ajwain/Carom seeds
1tsp Cumin seeds
Salt
Oil for deepfrying

Grind the peppercorns, carom seeds, and cumin seeds as bit coarse powder.

Now take the maida,semolina,grounded spices, salt, two tablespoons of oil in a bowl.

Gradually add water and knead everything as soft and pliable dough, cover it with a towel and keep side for hour an hour.

Divide the dough into 4 equall balls.

Roll each dough ball as thin chappathis, apply the oil and roll it firmy like a log.

Cut the roll horizontally into small pieces.

Roll each pieces as thick disc.

Heat oil for deep frying, fry the rolled disc on low heat until they turns golden brown.

Remove from fire, drain the oil with  paper towel.

Let it cool completely and store in air tightened box.

44 comments:

Sathya Priya said... Reply To This Comment

First sight told me its a sweet ,but i was wrong its a savoury item ..well made akka

Linsy Patel said... Reply To This Comment

nicely made farsi puris Priya, just need a cup of tea with this.

Nisa Homey said... Reply To This Comment

I'd love to have these crispy pooris with coffee ...

nandoos Kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

Never heard of farsi poori. Looks yumm...

Kalpana Sareesh said... Reply To This Comment

wow tis s a good recipe..

Sona S said... Reply To This Comment

Crunchy yummy puri.

Usha Rao said... Reply To This Comment

These puri look like an addictive snack. Good pick for the state.

Alessandra said... Reply To This Comment

So delicious, and thank you for the great info about Gujarat!

Ciao
Alessandra

Menaga sathia said... Reply To This Comment

simple n flavourful puri,need to try it!!

Eliza Lincy said... Reply To This Comment

Tasty pooris like to munch this Gujrati snack with a cup of tea.

Nivedhanams Sowmya said... Reply To This Comment

oh they look so tempting!!! very nicely made!!

The Pumpkin Farm said... Reply To This Comment

looks very tasty, nicely made

Nandita SS said... Reply To This Comment

Yummy Pooris!!! Makes me want to grab them straight from the screen :)

Priya Ranjit said... Reply To This Comment

wow such a yummy snack for tea time, can i join u aks :p

Sona - quick picks/pick quicks said... Reply To This Comment

simple and cute :)

Sanoli Ghosh said... Reply To This Comment

Very easy to make, super yummy traditional snack.

Rafeeda AR said... Reply To This Comment

that's a really simple snack...

Ramya Krishnamurthy said... Reply To This Comment

Delicious snack,sis,i am missing my posts now.super kalakals all of u

Chitra Ganapathy said... Reply To This Comment

New recipe to me.looks so tasty..

Jayanthi Padmanabhan said... Reply To This Comment

looks like a nice homemade snack for tea time..

Deeksha said... Reply To This Comment

Farsi Poori looks very crispy and yummy.

Torviewtoronto said... Reply To This Comment

Looks wonderful

Magees kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

Sounds perfect for tea time....

Nalini's Kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

Farsi poori sounds inviting and intersting,looks irresitable,Perfect with tea..

Veena Theagarajan said... Reply To This Comment

perfect poori.. my son would love this should try soon

Sapana Behl said... Reply To This Comment

Poori looks very interesting , I like the shape...well done !

sanjeeta kk said... Reply To This Comment

Been a long time I made something like this...making the same..may be this week.

Anupa Joseph (Palaharam) said... Reply To This Comment

they look yummy and moreover cute little pooris...interesting recipe ...will try it

Savitha Ganesan said... Reply To This Comment

Pooris look so good. love to try it.

Padmajha PJ said... Reply To This Comment

Sounds like a wonderful teatime snack :)

Anu s kitchendelights said... Reply To This Comment

Looks crispy and yummy...love to try it..book marked.

Suja Manoj said... Reply To This Comment

Spicy flavorful pooris,looks so yummy

Gayathri Kumar said... Reply To This Comment

Looks like the spicy version of chiroti. Love to taste a few..

Varadas Kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

Ajwain, cumin and peppercorn - winning taste combination

Harini-Jaya R said... Reply To This Comment

I am sure these puris are very addictive.

Pavani N said... Reply To This Comment

Tasty and addictive snack.

Srivalli said... Reply To This Comment

Priya, these are looking so good. I almost wanted to have these for ICC once..yours have come out so well..great snack..

Chef Mireille said... Reply To This Comment

such flavorful puri

Suma Gandlur said... Reply To This Comment

Very addictive. I too made the same.

Archana Potdar said... Reply To This Comment

Wow Priya these are so deliciously tasty. I want to try these.

Sandhya Ramakrishnan said... Reply To This Comment

This is such a perfect evening snack. I would love this with a cup of coffee :)

Sreevalli E said... Reply To This Comment

Delicious snack.. Goes perfectly with tea & coffee.

Padmajha PJ said... Reply To This Comment

Looks nice and crispy! Would be great with coffee...

Manjula Bharath said... Reply To This Comment

omg thats an addictive snack to munch aks :) you have made so perfect ,very delicious recipe choice for Gujju :)