Hare Muttar Ki Puri
Hare Muttar Ki Puri

Hare Muttar Ki Puri

Hare Muttar Ki Puri

Crispy puris stuffed with green peas are superbly flavoured and simply divine. You will enjoy these puris with Aloo ki Subji.

Ingredients:

  • For the dough
  • 500 gms plain flour (maida)
  • 2 tbsp curds (dahi)
  • 1 tsp levelled, baking powder
  • 1 tbsp ghee or margarine or butter
  • 1 tsp salt

To be mixed into a stuffing

  • 1 1/2 cups boiled green peas
  • 5 green chillies, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
  • 1/2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp plain flour (maida)
  • 1 tsp ghee
  • Salt to taste
  • Ghee or refined oil for deep-frying

Method:

For the dough

  • Sieve the flour very well.
  • Add the curds, baking powder, ghee and salt and make a soft dough by adding some more warm water.
  • Knead the dough for at least 6 to 7 minutes.
  • Keep the dough under a wet cloth for at least 1 hour.
  • Knead for 1 minute.
  • Divide the dough into 20 balls and flatten a little.

For the stuffing

  • Mash the green peas and add the green chillies.
  • Heat the ghee, add the cumin seeds and fry until they crackle.
  • Add the mashed green peas, chilles, lemon juice and salt and cook for a few minutes.
  • Sprinkle the flour and cook for 2 to 3 minutes until the mixture becomes dry.

How to proceed:

  • Roll out each ball dough into a small round. Put a teaspoon of the stuffing in the centre and close it.
  • Roll out thinly with the help of a little flour.
  • Deep fry in ghee.
  • Serve hot.

Credits: Tarla dalal