- Puri (food)
A puri or poori is a
South Asian unleavened breadprepared in India. It is had for breakfast, snackor light meal.
Purii is usually served at special or ceremonial functions; they sometimes are part of ceremonial rituals along with other
vegetarianfood offered in prayer as prasadam.
Puri is prepared from
doughof atta and salt, by spreading it out in circular shape, in the size of a palm and is deep fried in gheeor vegetable oil. when frying, the bread puffs up filled with air, after they become brown in color, they are removed and served hot along with some accompaniment.
Puri is often served with
halwa, potato masala, kormaor dal( lentils).
Types of puri
A variant of the puri is the
baturawhich is three times a puri and thus a single batura, served with chole (spicy chick peas), often constitutes a full meal (See Chole bhature).
Another variant of the puri popular in the eastern states of West Bengal and Orissa is the Luchi. The dough for Luchi is prepared with Maida (White Flour) rather than whole wheat flour.
Ajwainseeds are sometimes added to the dough.
Sev Puri, which is a type of puri, is an Indian snack which is served by street vendors who serve
* Aloo puri
* Koya puri
* Methi puri
* Palak puri
* Rajasthani puri
Puri is fried in vegetable oil, which makes it high in
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Puri (disambiguation) — Puri may refer to:* Purí, a Gê tribe in South America * Puri, Angola, a town * Puri Municipality, Angola * Puri, a holy city in the state of Orissa in India, famous for its Rath Yatra * Puri District, an administrative sub division of Orissa… … Wikipedia
Puri Casablanca Serviced Apartment — (Джакарта,Индонезия) Категория отеля: 4 звездочный отель Адрес: Jl … Каталог отелей
Puri — This article is about the municipality in Orissa, India. For its namesake district, see Puri district. For other uses, see Puri (disambiguation). Puri city … Wikipedia
Dahi puri — Origin Place of origin India Region or state Maharashtra … Wikipedia
Street food — is food obtainable from a streetside vendor, often from a makeshift or portable stall. While some street foods are regional, many are not, having spread beyond their region of origin. The food and green groceries sold in farmers markets may also… … Wikipedia
SPDP (Shev Puri Dahi Puri) — A foodstuff available in most parts of Maharashtra.This is a light snack made of flat puris garnished with mashed potatoes, chutneys and other condiments.An alternate and more credible fullform is Sev Potato Dahi Puri. It is usually savoured in… … Wikipedia
Roti — For the Indonesian island, see Rote Island. For the cooking method, see Rotisserie. For other uses, see Roti (disambiguation). Roti Indian flat roti, also known as chapati Origin … Wikipedia
Pakistani cuisine — This article is part of the series … Wikipedia
Naan — For the kibbutz, see Na an. For the Indian film, see Naan (film). Naan Naan with seasoning Origin Place of origin Originally from Persia … Wikipedia
Dosa — For the term as used in Ayurveda, see Dosha. Dosa /Dosai Dosa Origin Alternative name(s) Dosa, Dosay, Dose, Dosai, Dhosha, Thosai, Tosai,Chakuli … Wikipedia