Rajgira or amaranth puri | How to make Rajgira or amaranth puri

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About Rajgira or amaranth puri

Rajgira or amaranth contains more than three times the average amount of calcium and is also high in iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and it is the only grain which contains Vitamin C. Also as it is easy to digest and they are perfect for people on fasts, Rajgira puris are prepared during Navratri or fasting days from amaranth or rajgira flour and boiled potato. They are ideally had during vrat days. Rajgira puris can also be made with sweet potato. But it will have a sweet taste to it. Rajgira puris goes well with any vegetable gravy or dahi aloo or any paneer dish.

Rajgira or amaranth puri is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Rajgira or amaranth puri by Charus Cuisine is a step by step process which is best to understand for the beginners. Rajgira or amaranth puri is a dish which comes from Indian cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 2 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering Rajgira or amaranth puri takes few minute for the preparation and 30 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Rajgira or amaranth puri make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then Rajgira or amaranth puri will be the best option for you. The flavor of Rajgira or amaranth puri is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Rajgira or amaranth puri at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves2People
Rajgira or amaranth puri

Ingredients to make Rajgira or amaranth puri

  • Rajgira atta 2 cups
  • Potato - 1
  • Rock salt as required
  • Water as required
  • Oil for frying

How to make Rajgira or amaranth puri

  1. Boil the potato. Once cooled down, mash the potato and keep it aside.
  2. Take a mixing bowl. Add rajgira atta, mashed potato and salt. Mix it thoroughly using your fingertips and make a dough out of it. Add just 1 to 2 teaspoons of water
  3. The dough should not be too sticky. If it is too sticky, add some more rajgira atta and knead again. Keep the dough aside for 15-20 minutes. Divide the dough into equal portions and make small round balls out of the dough.
  4. Roll the balls into regular medium sized puris. If you are not able to get round regular puris, just roll into big round puri. Cover with a round sharp lid and break the edges and get a round puri.
  5. Remove the excess flour by patting it with hand. Keep aside for deep frying. Heat sufficient oil in a frying pan on medium heat. Slide the puris gently and deep fry till golden brown.
  6. Once cooked, drain the puris in an absorbent paper to remove the excess oil. Serve rajgira puris hot or warm with aloo gravy, aloo jeera or matar paneer or any vegetable curry.
My Tip: Deep fry the puris on medium heat. If the oil is not hot. it will absorb too much oil and if the oil is too hot, it tends to become dark brown in colour. Rajgira puris tend to be little heavy. So you can have it as a full fledged meal along with a vegetable curry or any gravy.

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