Poori Recipe | How to make Poori

Poori Recipe | How to make Poori

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Resting time 15 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine Indian, South Indian
Servings 20 Pooris


To make the dough:

  • Whole wheat flour 3 cups
  • 1 and 1/4 cups Water
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Salt

To deep Fry

  • Oil to deep fry
  • Little oil to roll the poori


  • Take a bow and add whole wheat flour, salt, oil and mix all the dry ingredients. Add water little at a time and knead it together slowly.
  • Once the dough comes together, continue to knead for about 10 to 15 minutes you’ll get a smooth & firm dough.
  • The dough should be little stiff, smooth but little soft to touch.
  • Brush some oil on top of the dough to prevent it from drying out and cover it with a cloth and allow it to rest for 15 minutes.
  • After resting the dough, Knead it again for 5 minutes.
  • Split the dough into half and roll it into a 5 cm Dia log shape. Cut it into small lime sized balls and shape them into roundels.
  • Place it on chapati stone or your cleaned kitchen counter.
  • Flatten the poori roundel, add a drop of oil on it and roll it flat as shown in the picture. Repeat and roll out the poori dough as needed.
  • Meanwhile, heat oil in a deep wok and wait for it to get very hot.
  • Test the oil if it is hot enough, by dropping a pinch of poori dough in the hot oil and if it quickly raises then the oil is ready to fry the pooris.
  • Gently place the rolled poori in hot oil and fry the poori in oil on both sides, by gently applying pressure in the middle using the back of a slotted spoon.
  • Carefully remove the puffed up poori out using a slotted spoon, drain the excess oil on the sides of the wok,
  • Place the puffed poori on paper towels and then transfer to your plate and serve hot with your favourite side dish such as spicy Chicken curry or potato masala, enjoy !
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