Puri (By Momma HF)

Puri (By Momma HF)

Puris are fried Indian flatbreads served with main dishes such as FoodieChief's Chana Masala or why not try as a snack served with Karak Chai. These Puris are traditionally eaten with Mango Ras/Pulp (Pureed). IYKYK
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Breakfast, Main Course, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine Indian
Servings 5


  • 1 litre oil for frying


  • 2 cups chapatti flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 cup warm full fat milk
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp baking powder


  • Mix all dry ingredients together and add oil.
  • Add enough warmed milk, until a dough is formed.
  • Pre heat oil on high heat until the oil reaches 200°C
  • Make into 2cm dough balls.
  • Roll into 100mm diameter circles with a 2.5mm thickness.

Frying instructions: See the Chana Masala LIVE video (From 17mins onwards)

  • Gently and carefully drop the rolled Puris one at a time flat into the oil. The Puris will float, keep them submerged in hot oil, best aided with a “stainless steel deep frying spider” until the Puris puff.
  • Flip over to fry until golden opposite side.
  • Cook until crisp golden on both sides.
  • Remove to a colander.
  • Best enjoyed warm with Chana Masala or Mango Ras/Pulp.
Keyword chana batura, mango pulp, poori, Puri, Ras poori, ras puri

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