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Ragi Poori


Ragi Poori is a South Indian recipe which is can be served with any curry of your choice on many occasions and celebratory events. Ragi is one magnanimous ingredient which gives a different taste and colour to this poori. It would be liked by the people of age groups and after having the very first bite of this poori, people are going to appreciate it to no end.

1 cup ragi flour
1 teaspoon sesame seeds
1 cup boiled potato
1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
refined oil as required
3 tablespoon whole wheat flour
water as required
1 pinch asafoetida
salt as required

Step 1
To begin with, peel and mash the boiled potatoes. Transfer the mashed potatoes to the bowl and add ragi flour, ¾ cup of wheat flour to the potatoes.

Step 2
Add red chili powder, salt, asafoetida and mix it well. Meanwhile, dry roast the sesame seeds and then, add it to the bowl containing mashed potatoes. Mix the ingredients well.

Step 3
Knead it to a soft dough using appropriate amount of lukewarm water. When done, divide it into equal portions and roll each portion in a shape of balls.

Step 4
Using the remaining dry flour, roll the balls in a shape of pooris. Roll all the pooris from the remaining balls. Meanwhile, heat oil in a kadhai.

Step 5
Place a poori in heated oil and deep fry it until golden brown in colour. Let it puff and then, gently flip it and cook from the other side as well.

Step 6
When done, transfer the poori to an absorbent paper and drain the excess oil. Then, serve it hot with pickle.