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Pumpkin puri
By : Srikrupa
Category : Puri and bhaturas
Servings : 3-4
Time Taken : 30-45 mins
Rating :
  1. Peel the skin of pumpkin and grate it. Then take a pan add grated pumpkin, along with a table spoon of water and cook in medium flame until becomes tender. Allow it to cool.
  2. In a mixing bowl add wheat flour, gram flour, salt, carom seeds, oil, lastly add cooked pumpkin to it and knead well, the water in pumpkin should be good enough to knead, in case if the mixture is dry sprinkle little water and knead it to a smooth stiff dough. cover and rest the dough for at least 20 minutes.
  3. After 20 minutes, grease your hands with little oil, and knead the dough again, and make small balls out of it.
  4. Heat enough oil in a deep pan, roll out the small balls in to flat discs and deep fry in oil, until both the sides becomes golden brown in color. Serve these yummy pumpkin poori with your favorite subzi.

Notes :

  1. while kneading if you think the mixture is little dry and crumble, sprinkle water little by little and knead well.
  2. Make sure the oil is hot, and not smoky. If you put a pinch of dough in the oil, it should rise slowly to the top.

Recipe and Image courtesy: Pachanti

500 grams grated ripe red pumpkin (Grated 3 Cups)
350 grams wheat flour( 1 & 1/2 Cups )
75 grams gram flour( 2/3 Cup)
1 tsp carom seeds / Ajwain (Omam)
Salt as needed
1 tbsp oil + For deep frying.
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