How to make Aloo Poori

WEB DESK: These crunchy, stuffed Pooris can be prepared for breakfast as well as evening snack. You can even pack them in your kid’s lunchbox.

Aloo Poori Makes 10-12


1 cup wheat flour (atta),

¼ cup water 1 medium sized potato – peeled and grated

(¾ cup) 1 tsp roasted cumin (bhuna jeera) powder

2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves

½ tsp salt to taste,

1 tsp badam powder

2 tbsp butter or ghee,

oil for deep frying Method

* Mix all ingredients in a bowl and knead to a firm dough.

* Make small balls and roll out into small pooris.

* Heat oil in a kadhai. Slide a poori slowly in hot oil. Press the poori lightly with a spoon. Turn it upside down and fry from other side. Take out the poori.

* Hold it in the spoon for sometime allowing excess oil to fall back into the pan. Then keep it on a paper towel. Serve immediately.


You may make tomato pooris using the same recipe. Substitute potato with 3 tomatoes cut into little pieces and knead along with other ingredients. Do not use water for kneading dough when making tomato pooris.

Source: Indian Express