LUCHI (PURIS)

Cooking Time : 00:20 min                 INDIAN BREADS                     Preparation Time: 00:45 min

Quantity Made: 16 Puris

Ingredients:

2 cups (240 grams) maida (refined flour) or pastry flour
1 teaspoon table salt
1 tablespoon ghee (page 37), softened
1 quart (800 ml) vegetable oil.

Process:

1. Sift the maida with the salt into a large bowl.
Add the ghee and 2/3 cup (135 ml) water and knead to make a soft dough.
Cover with a damp cloth and set aside for 30 minutes.
2. Divide the dough into 16 portions and shape into small balls.
Roll out into 3-inch (7½-cm) rounds.
3. Place a nonstick wok over high heat and add the oil.
When small bubbles appear at the bottom of the wok, gently slide in one dough round at
a time and cook, turning with a slotted spoon, until puffed up and pale cream in color.
Remove with the slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.
4. Serve immediately with Curry Or Pickle.

 

Chef’s Tip:
Use Oil While Rolling out The Dough So the Luchi doesn’t soak much oil

 

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