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Rajgira (Amarnath Flour) Puri

Rajgira atta with boiled mashed potatoes,chilli and salt

Recipe by rajeswari of pune, IN

during fast,u can have this as a main food.tasty puri.easiest way to roll is keep the dough inside ziplock cover and roll with the rolling pin.otherwise it will not come.

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 1 cup Rajgira Atta (heaped)
    • 2 medium sized boiled potatoes
    • 2 green chillies finely chopped
    • 1 tbsp finely chopped Coriander leaves
    • Salt


    1. First, mash the boiled potatoes.
    2. In a large bowl,mix rajgira flour,mashed boiled potatoes,green chilli,coriander leaves and salt and knead with sufficient water and add little oil at the end so that it doesn't stick.
    3. Make a stiff dough.Divide the dough into 10 equal portions.
    4. In a ziplock cover,take the dough and keep it inside and close it.
    5. Then in the rolling pin,make it round shaped of 3 inch.
    6. Heat the oil and Deep fry till golden brown on both sides.
    7. Drain them in a paper towel.
    8. Serve hot with dum aloo or any upwas sabji.





    I was also able to substitute half of the amaranth flour with quinoa (available where I live) flour and the puri turned out pretty good. It's hard to puff it though


    Dear Raje , Hi ! What do we call Watercress in Tamil ? Thank U . If U feel like my E.mail Id -


    Dear Raje , Very healthy puri's . Thank U . Amaranth flour are considered to be a complete protein got from plants . They have all 9 of the essential amino acids that our body needs to function properly . Amaranth flour has more nutrients like Calcium , Iron , Zinc than any other grains including Quinoa , Whole wheat , Rye , Oats , Barley , Buckwheat or Millet . Amaranth flour has one of the highest percentage of fiber compared to other grains and it's naturally gluten free .



    in the 5th step.after making like puri shape,kindly take out from the ziplock cover and deep the ingredients oil is missing.Kindly take sufficient oil for deep fry.