Fasting is not only a way to pay tribute to Gods’ but it also cleanses the temple within one’s body. This help removes the toxins.
Festivities like Janmashtami, Maha-Shivratri, Navratri, Ekadashi or the month of Shravan are for upvas/vrat or fasting. You have to be quirky and fun with fasting food. It has to be tasty and healthy at same time. Keeping you strong all day.
Today’s recipe is for Rajgira/Amaranth Puri that tastes delectable with Aloo ki sabji. An ideal fasting meal indeed. It’s very easy to make and is ready in instant.
Let’s take a look at the ingredients and then the recipe.
How to Make Rajgira Puri
Rajgira Puri Recipe
- 1/2 Cup Amaranth Flour Rajgira
- 1/2 Tsp butter Clarified
- 1 Tbsp Coriander Finely chopped
- Rock Salt to Taste
- Place steel utensil on the flame and add water. Once the water is lukewarm turn off the flame.
- In a mixing bowl add Rajgira/ Amaranth flour, rock salt to taste, chopped coriander and half tsp clarified butter. Mix these ingredients well.
- Now add lukewarm water accordingly to the mixture and knead it into a semi-soft dough.
- Pour a little oil or ghee and kneed just to make the dough smooth.
- Now divide the dough into the small balls (size can depend on your choice).
- Place a plastic bag on chakla or you can also opt for a butter paper and grease it oil evenly.
- Place ball in between your palms, flatten it.
- Place it on the butter paper, cover it with the other half and with a help of rolling pin gently flatten it outwards.
- Prepare other Puri similarly.
- In a deep bottomed pan heat oil.
- Once the oil is hot, slid the Puri carefully into the hot oil.
- Fry until light golden from both the sides and repeat the same for rest.
- Take them out on a kitchen towel lined plate and serve hot.
Nothing can beat the combination of Rajgira Puri and Jeera Aloo with Aam ka achaar. You must be already famished by now. Don’t waste a minute and head to your kitchen to make these lovely Puri.
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Siddhi Panchal is a food blogger at CookingwithSiddhi and food aficionado who loves to cook. Her cooking skills cover a range of Indian and international cuisines. Her aim is to enable other food enthusiasts explore their love for food by helping them cook delectable dishes from India and around the world.