Recipe for Crispy Rava Puris

Semolina Pooris
Crispy Rava Puris

This is a recipe for making at home crispy and delicious Rava or Semolina Puris. These Puris are prepared using a mixture of flour, semolina and rice flour as the main ingredients.

The Rava Pooris can be served for breakfast, the main-course meals or even in the tiffin-boxes of school going children.

Preparation Time: 60 Minutes
Serves: 25-30 Rava Puris

250 grams flour
125 grams semolina[rava]
½ teaspoon turmeric powder
30 grams rice flour
50 grams butter
1 ½ teaspoon salt
30 grams ghee/vanaspati for frying the Puris

Semolina Pooris
Crispy Rava Puris

Mix the flour, semolina, turmeric and salt.
Then, add 30 grams of the butter to the above mixture and blend it with a blender until it turn into a smooth sand-like powder.
Add the required quantity of cold water to the mixture and knead it into a soft dough.
Then, add the remaining 20 grams of butter to the rice flour and beat it with a rotary beater until it turns creamy.
Then, roll the dough into a large circle and spread the rice flour evenly all over it.
Then, roll it up to form a long and round shape dough strip.
Cut the dough strip into small equal sized balls and roll the balls into Puri like shapes.
Heat the ghee/vanaspati in a Kadai and deep-fry the Rava Puris until they appear slightly brown and crispy.
Serve hot with Chutney or Tomato Sauce.

By Sujata Nerurkar

I am an Expert Indian Chef, Food Columnist and Adviser. I write on food and recipes on my site and conduct cooking, candle making, chocolate making, dry cleaning, decoration and other art classes. The recipes and food themes given by me are unique and original and appear regularly in numerous reputed periodicals, newspapers and magazines.

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