Chef Kunal Kapur Shares Tips To Make Perfect Puris
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Anyone who has grown up in an Indian household will be well-versed with the different varieties of breads that are made at home. The expansive menu boasts a host of breads that you can pair with just about anything and everything - tawa roti, naans, and parathas to Mughlai khamiri roti or rumali roti, one can never get enough of them. And if you are a fan of deep fried, crispy treats, hot puris are the perfect delight for you. 

Picture a lazy Sunday brunch of bedmi puri with aloo or the combination of chole with puri, aren’t you slurping already? Puri is an Indian bread made from puri-specific dough, rolled out and deep-fried in hot oil until it is cooked, rises, and floats above the oil. It comes in wide variety too, and can be made with different flours as well - from wheat to buckwheat or chestnut flour. Additionally, you can stuff a host of nutritious lentils and spices in your puris for a wholesome meal. 

Puris are also a part of many festive and religious occasions like Ashtmi and Navami in India, where it is offered as prasad along with aloo, halwa, and chane. If you are someone who loves to gorge on fresh and delicious puris, but often find it hard to make a perfect one, Chef Kunal Kapur has come to rescue.Taking to his Instagram handle, the celebrity chef shared a video of him making puris while spilling some beans about how to ace the art of cooking it perfectly. These tips will help you attain perfectly fried puri without any hassle. So, let's get started. 

Here're A Few Tips To Make Perfectly Fried Puris: 

The chef begins sieving the flour first. Once done, he adds a bit of salt and kneads the dough, which should be semi-hard. Set aside for 5-6 minutes. 

Next, he takes a small portion from the dough, rolls it properly and makes sure there are no cracks or folds in the ball. 

He, then, spreads oil on top of all the portions and rolled them one after another. Make sure to spread oil on your rolling pin instead of flour, the rolling pin should also be smooth. Then spread some oil on the rolling board/surface as well.  

While rolling the dough, make sure to spread the puris evenly, especially from the edges. 

Lastly, fry the puri in hot oil. 

Take a look at the full recipe video of making puris:

If you are looking forward to making puris, we’ve got the perfect recipe right here. Try these tips at home and let us know your experience.