Baajraa ni Puri (Spicy Millet Puri)


2 cups bajra flour

cup whole wheat flour


6-8 cloves garlic, grated

teaspoon aadu (ginger), grated

5-6 lila marchaa (green chilies), minced


1/8 teaspoon hing (asafetida)

1/8 teaspoon hardar (turmeric)

1 teaspoon mithu (salt)

1 teaspoon saaker (sugar)

teaspoon black pepper, freshly ground


as needed yogurt

as needed oil for frying


1.                   Mix the baajra flour, wheat flour, garlic, green chilies, ginger, salt, turmeric, asafetida, sugar & black pepper.

2.                   Add just enough yogurt to roll into a soft dough

3.                   Break off the dough into balls. Roll each ball in the palms of your hands and slightly flatten to a 1/8 thick puri

4.                   Heat the oil.

5.                   Fry the puris in batches, cooking both sides till the sides turn a light pink.