Jowar Puri | Jwarichya Poori

Jowar Puri

Jowar Puri

 

Jowar is an Indian name for Sorghum, which has recently gained popularity owing to its gluten free, whole grain properties. Though new to the western world, India has been benefiting from the nutrients of Jowar for centuries now. Jowar is a native, especially for Maharashtrian. The Maharashtrian Cuisine has a wide variety of dishes that are dedicated solely to the goodness of Jowar. This Jwarichya Poori Recipe is one of these specialty recipes that comes with an addition of crispiness. Jowar Puri is an easy to make quick recipe that is a life saver to the diabetic/cholesterol patients craving for some fried goodness. Rich in fiber, high in protein and full of iron, these Jowar Puris are a proof that healthy food can also be tasty. These Jowar Puris are also ideal for women over 30, as it helps in tackling low bone density problems with its high magnesium content helping absorb more calcium. Enjoy these Jowar Puris hot with your favorite sabzi.

For similar Millet Recipes, check: Jowar-Besan Thalipeeth Recipe, Dhapate Recipe, Bhajani Thalipeeth Recipe, Bajrichi Bhakri Recipe, Ragi Roti Recipe.

So, let’s get started;

 

Preparation Time: 10 Minutes

Cooking Time: 15 Minutes

Total Time: 25 Minutes

Serves for 2.

 

Ingredients:

1) 1 cup Jowar Flour

2) 1/2 cup Wheat Flour

3) 1 tbsp. Besan

4) 1 tsp Carom Seeds

5) Salt to taste

6) Oil for deep frying

 

Method:

Dry roast carom seeds and crush them.

Take jowar flour, wheat flour, besan, salt, crushed carom in a bowl and mix it well.

Add water and knead into hard dough, sprinkle little water while kneading the dough.

Take care while adding the water, the dough should not be sticky, wet or too soft like chapati dough.

Keep aside for 10-15 minutes.

Make small balls from dough.

Use platic sheet to flatter the Poori.

Heat oil to deep fry.

To check the right temperature of oil put a small piece of dough.

It will rise immediately at the same time.

Immediately slide the poori after a few seconds slightly press the poori with slotted ladle and flicker hot oil on top of it.

It will help poori to puff up well.

Fry until golden yellow. Drain excess oil.

Repeat the process with the remaining dough.

 

How to make Jowar Puri step by step with images: 

1) Dry roast carom seeds and crush them.

 

Jowar Puri

Jowar Puri

 

2) Take jowar flour, wheat flour, besan, salt, crushed carom in a bowl and mix it well.

 

Jowar Puri

Jowar Puri

 

3) Add water and knead into hard dough, sprinkle little water while kneading the dough.

 

Jowar Puri

Jowar Puri

 

4) Take care while adding the water, the dough should not be sticky, wet or too soft like chapati dough.

 

Jowar Puri

Jowar Puri

 

5) Keep aside for 10-15 minutes. Make small balls from dough. Use platic sheet to flatter the Poori.

 

Jowar Puri

Jowar Puri

 

Jowar Puri

Jowar Puri

 

6) Heat oil to deep fry. To check the right temperature of oil put a small piece of dough. It will rise immediately at the same time.

 

Jowar Puri

Jowar Puri

 

7) Immediately slide the poori after a few seconds slightly press the poori with slotted ladle and flicker hot oil on top of it.It will help poori to puff up well.  Fry until golden yellow. Drain excess oil. Repeat the process with the remaining dough.

 

Jowar Puri

Jowar Puri

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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