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Aug 27, 2008

Baked Puri

Baked Puri
Healthy way to eat Puris

As I have promised, I am presenting the recipe for Baked Puri. I got the idea of baked puris from here. It is so simple and healthy way to cook puris. But I should tell you: these are not so soft and fluffy like deep fried puris. The baked puris taste so crunchy like papads and may taste little different than the deep fried puris. The only good point is that these are baked (I mean no oil), not deep fried! Try this only if you like crunchy stuff.

  • ½ cup Whole Wheat Flour (makes 2 puris)
  • ½ tsp Oil
  • Salt and water as required
  1. Mix the flour, oil and salt. Add water and prepare stiff dough. Knead well.
  2. Divide the dough into 2 balls. Roll out into thin puris and prick with a fork to let the air out.
  3. Arrange the puris on a baking tray. Bake in a hot oven at 250c for 10 minutes or until puris become light brown in color.
  4. Enjoy these puris with desired curry or just sugar. If desired, spread butter on top of the puri and enjoy.
  5. We enjoyed our puris with vegetarian chili. The only difference is: I substituted white beans and pink beans with garbanzo beans (chick peas) and kidney beans (rajma). Rest of the process is the same.

Baked Puri

As these make perfect breakfast item, I am sending these to “WBB-Combi Breakfasts” event being hosted by Lata of Masala Magic. This event was started by Nandita of Saffron Trail.

On a Different Note:
  1. Dear friends Kitchen Flavours and Anjali have passed me this beautiful "Wylde Woman Award". Thank you so much for thinking about me friends!
  2. Dear friend Suma Rajesh has passed another pretty award “ARTE Y PICO”. Thanks Suma!


ST said... [Reply]

WOW....What an creative idea to bake a puri...from where do u get so many creative ideas uma:))
I am drooling now...Looks crunchy and superb.

Congrats on ur awards

jayasree said... [Reply]

No oil puris. Good. I think these will make a good tea time snack too.

congrats on those awards.

Unknown said... [Reply]

sounds good uma..will try it sometime..

Aparna Inguva said... [Reply]

Oil free pooris and I thought they were only possible when pigs fly. Lovely idea Uma

notyet100 said... [Reply]

thy look so cripsy,,,nd yum...

Rosie said... [Reply]

They sound really good Uma and congrats on your awards :D

Rosie x

anudivya said... [Reply]

My kind of Puri! Oil-less... Amazing, have been looking for ways to make baked puri. Thanks Uma. Will try it out soon.

Cham said... [Reply]

Look like pita bread! looks yummy with ur side dish! Congrats on ur awards Dear!

Jayashree said... [Reply]

You know what? I've been wondering if puris can be baked and if they'll taste good that way. I don't think I'll serve it as a main dish, though....a starter, maybe.

Unknown said... [Reply]

Yes they look similar to pita bread..I love the idea of baking them..looks perfect Uma!

karuna said... [Reply]

baked puris....wowowo, tht is good. no guilt of having fried ones.i do agree with cham and divya, they do look a lot like pita breads. nice recipe. and congrats on ure awards.

FewMinute Wonders said... [Reply]

I am impressed. Baked puri, I am sure we can try it. There are a lot of people who cannot have deep fried stuff for health reasons.This could be helpful.Good Job.

Vaishali said... [Reply]

Lovely idea to bake puris, Uma. A good way to enjoy this wonderful bread guilt-free.

kamala said... [Reply]

I love puris..this one is so inviting with no oil Uma..Like your side dish for the puris

Anonymous said... [Reply]

Great entry and healthy way of eating puris.

Sujatha said... [Reply]

Thats a good idea, Uma! I'm not a fan of crunchy items, but your pic with the side dish is to tempting.. good recipe, Uma..

Shri said... [Reply]

Congratulations for your award!!Healthy oil-free poories.Great idea.

Laavanya said... [Reply]

That looks like a nice combo and variation to usual puris.
Btw, You must be the apple of Bee's eye to come up with a baked puri :)

Sangeeth said... [Reply]

uma....so umm...luv the side dish...the baking idea is great....wud luv to tr it soon :)

Beyond Curries said... [Reply]

How can I not try this? Wish I had seen this post couple hours earlier, and would have had for dinner, now I have to wait until tomorrow.

Unknown said... [Reply]

They look so cool Uma,Nice tea time snacks.

Daily Meals said... [Reply]

Nice idea to bake the pooris Uma! Congrats on your awards...

Purva Desai said... [Reply]

this is really a nice no oil puri.....
really liked the idea
Congrats on all well deserved awards

Madhavi said... [Reply]

WOW Uma, u rocked gal, love this baked puri. I can't eat fried one so this is perfect for me :)))

Congratulations on ur well deserve awards !!!

Meera said... [Reply]

loved this verion of puri

anudivya said... [Reply]

I have tagged you for a Meme, check out my blog under the latest post today.
Have fun doing it!

Red Chillies said... [Reply]

Awesome awesome recipe Uma. It is so easy. I will try it on my little one this weekend. I hope that he likes it "crossing fingers" :-)

Indian Khana said... [Reply]

Baked what? Puri and baked ....now this is real interesting...I have bookmark this and soon doing to try it..will update you then..till then thanks a ton for sharing the wonderful recipe and congrats for your awards

Nidhi said... [Reply]

Baked puris are a revelation Uma!
I had never heard of thsi before. Thanks for sharing.

Congrats on your awards. Have tagged you...Check it out.

Lakshmi said... [Reply]

such a guilt free eating..loved your idea Uma..

Anonymous said... [Reply]


I tried baking the puris but they became very hard like papad... so while baking them i applied like a drop on oil on both the sides... the end result is good...

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