A staple during the fast when cereals are not eaten.
Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 20 mins Serves: 4 Recipe Ingredients:
2 cup kuttu ka atta(buckwheat flour) 4 medium sized potatoes ½ tsp sendha namak(rock salt) ½ tsp black pepper powder clarified butter (ghee) or groundnut oil for frying Recipe Method: Boil and mash potatoes. Now mix rock salt, buckwheat flour, black pepper powder and potatoes and knead into a smooth dough. Make small balls of the dough and roll each into small circles. Heat ghee or the groundnut oil in a pan. Fry each puri in ghee. When cooked on one side turn it and cook on the other side also until it turns light brown. Serve them hot.
This middle eastern dish is a great favorite is all across the globe. Falafel itself is served as a snack and sold on the streets in the Middle East and in pita bread with lettuce, tomatoes and tahini as a main course.
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