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Moong Dal Stuffed Poori

Nandini Mitra
30 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Moong Dal Stuffed Poori RECIPE

A dal poori made during Durga Puja.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • West Bengal
  • Frying

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. For the stuffing:
  2. 1 cup yellow moong dal
  3. 1 cup water to cook the dal
  4. salt to taste
  5. asafoetida or hing according to taste
  6. salt to taste
  7. 2 teaspoons sugar
  8. For tempering:
  9. 2 tablespoon ghee
  10. 1/4 tsp kalonji
  11. 1 tablespoon grated ginger
  12. Chopped fresh coriander leaves
  13. For the Dough:
  14. 2 cups maida
  15. 1 cup wholewheat atta
  16. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  17. 3 tablespoons of ghee
  18. water as required


  1. Add all the ingredients for the dough and knead it with water to make a nice, soft dough.
  2. Cover with a damp cloth and let it rest.
  3. Cook the dal with all the ingredients in a cooker for three whistles.
  4. If any water remains, then dry it over the gas.
  5. In a kadai, put little oil, add the kalonji and add the grated ginger. Cook for about a minute.
  6. Now add the cooked dal and mix well.
  7. Add the chopped fresh coriander. Mix well. Keep aside.
  8. Heat oil in a kadhai to cook the pooris.
  9. Make lemon sized balls from the dough, make a small cup of the dough and fill in a teaspoon of the moong dal mixture.
  10. Roll it out in a flat round (nice and thin but make sure the stuffing doesn't come out).
  11. Deep fry the pooris in hot oil till nice, crisp, fluffy and golden.
  12. Serve hot with aloo subzi.

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Vaishali Sankhayan
Vaishali Sankhayan   Sep-27-2018

Hi seems to be a nutritious recipe . Can you add some pics to it along with each step ? This would be my first time with stuffed poori. Thanks in advance

Anuradha sharma
Anuradha sharma   Oct-19-2016

Love puris!

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