Puri Bhaji


Puri Bhaji is a popular breakfast dish in North India. Puri is made with wheat flour and bhaji is made of potatoes in spices.

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How to make Puri:

Ingredients:

  • Wheat flour (2 cups)
  • Salt (a pinch)
  • Ghee (1 tbsp)
  • Water (to knead)

Method:

  • In a bowl, add wheat flour, salt, ghee, water and knead it to make a stiff dough.
  • Keep it aside for 15 min.
  • Make small balls of the dough.
  • Dust some flour on a flat surface, with the help of a rolling pin, flatten the wheat balls.
  • With a cookie cutter or a container lid, give it a round shape puri.
  • Heat oil in a pan to deep fry.
  • Fry the puris till golden brown in color.

Puri is ready, keep it aside.

How to make Bhaji:

Ingredients:

  • oil (1 tbsp)
  • Cumin seeds (1/2 tsp)
  • Onion (1, chopped)
  • Salt as per taste
  • Turmeric powder (1/2 tsp)
  • Green chilly (1, chopped)
  • Curry leaves (few)
  • Garlic paste (1/2 tsp)
  • Potatoes (4, boiled & diced)

Method :

  • Heat oil on a wok or frying pan.
  • Add cumin seeds and allow it to splutter.
  • Add onion and saute till onion changes color.
  • Add salt as per taste, turmeric powder, green chilly, curry leaves, garlic paste, little water and saute well.
  • Add potatoes and mix well so that the masalas coats the vegetable.
  • Saute for 5 minutes.

Bhaji for puri is now ready.

In a serving plate, serve hot puri and Bhaji.