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Puri and Potato Curry


  • Wheat flour – 2 cups
  • Semolina – 1 tbsp
  • Sugar – 1/2 tbsp
  • Salt to taste – 1 tbsp
  • Warm Water – 1/2 to 3/4 cup
  • Wheat or Plain flour – for dusting
  • Oil for deep frying

How to make Puri:

  1. In a mixing bowl add flour, semolina, sugar, salt and mix well.
  2. Use small quantities of warm water to mix well until it makes a non-sticky, soft and smooth dough.
  3. The puri dough must be firmer compared with chapathi dough.
  4. When you have the dough ready, do make the puris immediately.
  5. Do not over lap one puri on another to avoid sticking. Mean while heat oil for deep fry.
  6. Make small puris with all the dough and set aside.
  7. Heat the oil in a deep pan.
  8. Fry puries in the oil. Make sure that they puff as you fry them 🙂
  9. Transfer the Fried puri on to the tissue to remove excess oil.
  10. Serve them with Potato curry, Egg Burji, Potato-Peas curry, Potato Koorma, Sugar. Of all Potato curry is the best.
  11. Having the last puri with sugar will be good for taste.

Lets see the preparation of Potato Curry for Puri


  • Oil – 3 tbsp
  • Poatatoes – 4 (medium size)
  • Mustard seeds – 1 tbsp
  • Chana dal – 1tbsp
  • Urad Dal – 1/2 tbsp
  • Curry leaves – few
  • Green chillies – 6 (slit)
  • Onions – 2 (big) Sliced
  • Turmeric –  a pinch
  • Salt to taste
  • Gram flour/Besan flour – 2 tbsp
  • Water – 1 1/2 cup

How to make Potato Curry:

  1. Boil the potatoes first and cool them (don’t over cook the potatoes).
  2. Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds to it and let them splutter.
  3. Add Chana dal and urad dal and fry them well.
  4. Curry leaves and a pinch of turmeric were added and sauté for few seconds.
  5. Green chillies and sliced onions were also added and fry them till golden colour.
  6. Mean while peel off the skin from boiled potatoes and cut them into pieces.
  7. Sprinkle the salt in the golden fried onions pan and mix well and cook for 5 minutes.
  8. Add boiled potato pieces and pour 1 cup of water into it and place a lid on it and let it cook until the onions becomes transparent.
  9. Mix water and gram flour in a bowl and pour the mixture into the above pan once the onions were cooked well.
  10. Mix well and switch off the flame. Potato curry is ready.
  11. Potato curry is a favourite side dish for puri, chapathi and phulka.
    Puri with Potato curry

    Puri with Potato curry

    Click to know the recipe of ChickPea Tomato Curry or Chole or Chana Curry recipe for Batura’s.

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