Toor dal/Moong dal-1/2 cup

Wheat flour-1/2 kg or as per your requirement.

Mustard seeds-1/4 tsp


Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp

Cumin seeds(jeera)-3 tsps

Salt to taste


1) Boil dal with turmeric powder and 2 tsps of oil in pressure cooker for 7-8 whistles.check whether the dal is well cooked.

2) Heat oil in kadai.Add mustard seeds,cumin seeds.When it splutters,add finely chopped onion.Fry untill onion becomes transparent.

3) Add cooked,mashed dal to the mixture.Add salt to taste.Leave in medium flame for 5-10 mins.

4) Turn off the flame and wait for 10 mins untill it cools down.

5) Then transfer the mixture to a big bowl and add wheat flour to it .Add little water if needed.Make a thick dough.Dough should be stiff enough to roll without extra flour.

6) Make small dough balls,roll them to pooris.

7) Heat plenty of oil in a kadai until very hot. Put in a poori and immediately start flickering hot oil over the top of it with a spatula so that it will swell up like a ball. This should take only a few seconds. Flip the poori over and cook the other side until golden brown.

Serve hot with curries or vegetable kurma.


ST said...

Its new for me shama .It looks very delicious.Will try tis time...

Indian Khana said...

Looks yummy...we make dal puri in a diff way and using channa dal

anudivya said...

How very interesting! Never heard of this before, was it your innovation?

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

I tried Dhal Parathas but Poori wow they look great and u have inspiring recipes...

Unknown said...

Havent tried dhall poori..Looks just perfect..

Deepthi Shankar said...

i watched dal pooris on a cookery show last night N i wanted to make them .. Delicious

jayasree said...

Thanks for your interest in my blog. Have heard of dal rotis. But dal puris are new to me. Shall try it next time I make pooris.

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