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Batata Puri Recipe


For Puri

Atta                      – 2 cups

Milk                      -1/2 cup

Saffron                – a pinch

Pepper Powder   – a pinch

Red chilli powder- a pinch

Ghee                   ­­­­- 2tbsp

Salt to taste

Oil for deep frying

For Stuffing

Boiled potatoes   – 2 nos

Pepper Powder   – ¼ tsp

Red chilli powder- ¼ tsp

Salt to taste

How to make Batata Puri:

  • Boil the potatoes, peel and mash the potatoes.
  • Add salt, chilli powder, pepper powder make it into a masal.
  • Mix saffron with the milk and add the mixture into the flour.
  • Now make dough by kneading flour, ghee, salt, pepper and chilli powder..
  • Cover this dough and refrigerate it for an hour.
  • Take small portions of the dough. Flatten it.
  • Stuff potato masala and then roll it to make it into puris.
  • Now deep fry the puris one by one and drain the excess oil.

Serve hot with a choice of subji.

The potato is a good source of dietary energy and some micronutrients. But balanced diets need to include other vegetables and whole grain foods. Potato is low in fat. The potato is a moderate source of iron, and its high vitamin C content promotes iron absorption. It is a good source of vitamins B1, B3 and B6 and minerals such as potassium, phosphorus and magnesium, and contains folate, pantothenic acid and riboflavin. Potatoes also contain dietary antioxidants, which may play a part in preventing diseases related to ageing, and dietary fiber, which benefits health. Whole wheat contains the powerful antioxidant, vitamin E, which protects fat-containing substances, like cell membranes, brain cells and fatty molecules, from free radical damage. In turn, the vitamins are essential for immune system function, cancer prevention and blood glucose control for both healthy and diabetic people. A rich intake of whole wheat is significantly linked to lowering the risk of wheezing and asthma in children and bronchial hyper-responsiveness (BHR), a condition where narrowing of the airways increase.

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