Thursday, 10 July 2014

Rajgira Puri

Rajgira Puri

Rajgira Puri



Shravan, is the fifth month of the Hindu calendar. This holy month is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This month is full of religious festivals, ceremonies with every day seen as auspicious. Devotees keep various fasts during Shravan month to seek the blessings of Lord Shiva.


Rajgira Puri


During fasts people cook different kind of vrat/falahari dishes. Rajgira puri is made from
rajgira flour one of them which is very popular vrat/falahari dish. It is usually consumed
during fasts since it belongs to the non-cereal category.


Rajgira Puri


Rajgira also known as Ramdana is the seed of the Amaranth plant. Rajgira is known as god’s grain or royal grain. Rajgira flour is gluten free has high level of protein content, fiber, minerals such as iron, magnesium, phosphorus, copper & especially manganese.


Ingredients:



1 cup rajgira flour

2 boiled, peeled & mashed potatoes
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp red chili powder
Oil for deep frying
Rock salt/sendha namak to taste 


Method:


1. Combine all ingredients together except oil in a bowl & knead into a semi-stiff
    dough using enough water if required.

2. Divide the dough into equal portions & roll each portion into a circle.

3. Heat oil in a pan & deep-fry puris till they turn golden brown in color from both sides.

4. Drain on absorbent paper.

5. Serve hot with curd. 


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8 comments:

  1. interesting and inviting poori...

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  2. crispy and crunchy puri.....looks dilicious!

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  3. New and interesting. Loved it.

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  4. This is a nice recipe for vrat.
    Veena

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  5. perfect for vrat days

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