Friday, 28 October 2011

Papri / ಪಾಪ್ರಿ

ಕನ್ನಡದಲ್ಲಿ ಓದಲು ಇಲ್ಲಿ ಕ್ಲಿಕ್ ಮಾಡಿ.

Papri is a kind of flat poori with crispy layers. This is one of the main ingredient while preparing chaat food like Papri chaat. When crushed with hands and added to Bhel Puri, is gives a nice crunchy taste. This recipe is inspired Vah chef :)


Preparation Time: 1 hour

Ingredients:
All purpose flour / maida - 1 cup
Carom seeds - 1 tbsp
Oil or ghee - 1 1/2 tbsp
Salt to taste
Water to prepare the dough
Oil for deep frying

Method:
Mix all purpose flour, carom seeds and salt in a mixing bowl.
Add oil or ghee and mix it well till it become like bread crumbs.
Add water little by little and prepare a soft, non - sticky dough.
Prepare lemon size balls and roll it like chapathi. Fold it twice and make a triangle. Roll it again and fold it. Do it for 4 - 5 times to get more layers. Finally, roll it little thicker than chapathi and cut into desired shapes.
Else, make small balls of the dough and roll them like small poori. Apply little oil and sprinkle some dry flour on rolled poori and fold it into triangle.
Prick the papri pieces with a fork and deep fry them on low or medium flame till golden brown.
Transfer the deep fried papri onto a tissue paper for cooling. 
Store the Papris in an air tight container and use them for preparing chaat items.

6 comments:

  1. Yum ~ an all time fav, they came out super perfect!
    USMasala

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  2. wow, crunchy and delicious Papris..looks great..Belated Diwali wishes..

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  3. This looks delicious..Should try it some day...Thanks for the recipe dear.

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  4. Papri looks crunchy n perfect..well done !!

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  5. looks crunchy n crisp..perfect with tea!!

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