Sunday, 22 July 2012

Mom's Recipe - Jeera Poori & Tossed Peas


1 Cup - Wheat Flour
Salt to taste
1 tea spoon - Cumin Seeds
½ tea spoon - Red Chilli Powder


Add jeera, pinch of salt, chilli powder and mix thoroughly, add water little by little to the dough until it comes together into pliable dough. 

Knead it well (it should be harder than normal chappati dough)

Make small balls out of dough. Roll it out into small circles with thin-medium thickness.

Heat oil in frying pan – Make sure that oil is not too hot. Drop the poori into the oil

While the poori is slowly coming to the surface, make sure to keep ladling in the hot oil on the surface. Fry it on both sides till it becomes evenly golden yellow.

Remove the pooris into a tray with paper towel to drain off oil

Tossed Peas:


1 cup Peas
2 teaspoon Mustard Oil/ Vegetable Oil
1 Onion, 1 Garlic clove, 1Green chilli, Ginger, 1 teaspoon cumin seeds, 1 tea spoon Coriander Powder


Heat oil in pressure cooker, add garlic & wait till it turns light brown, add cumin seeds, green chilies, grated ginger & onion - Fry it for 2-3 minutes, toss over coriander powder & salt to taste. 

Now add peas, 1/4 cup water and pressure cook for 5 min

Garnish with Coriander and serve Hot with Pooris

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