Jeera Puri, Kids School Snack Recipe

Jeera Puri, Kids School Snack Recipe

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The aroma of jeera fills the air and happy childhood memories flood your heart as you fry these tasty Jeera Puris. Do you remember mom waiting with freshly boiled milk and these crisp and tasty puris when you came back from school?

Well, now it’s your turn to treat your family and kids to this traditional Indian evening snack. These crisp puris made with a jeera flavoured dough of plain flour and whole wheat flour, can be enjoyed just plain with a cup of hot tea , or used as a base that can be loaded with different toppings and chutneys !

Let your imagination run wild, as you create exciting snacks with these puris.

Jeera Puri, Kids School Snack Recipe recipe - How to make Jeera Puri, Kids School Snack Recipe

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 30 puris
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For Jeera Puri
1 1/2 tsp coarsely crushed cumin seeds (jeera)
1/4 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1/4 cup plain flour (maida)
1 tbsp semolina (rava / sooji)
1/2 tbsp oil
salt to taste
oil for deep-frying

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead into a semi-stiff dough using enough water.
  2. Divide the dough into 30 equal portions.
  3. Roll each portion into a 50 mm. (2”) diameter circle and prick them using a fork at regular intervals.
  4. Repeat step 3 to roll 29 more puris.
  5. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan and deep-fry, a few puris at a time, on a medium flame till they are crisp and turn golden brown in colour from all the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper.
  6. Store in an air-tight container. Use as required.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per puri
Energy26 cal
Protein0.3 g
Carbohydrates1.8 g
Fiber0.1 g
Fat2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium0.4 mg
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Jeera Puri, Kids School Snack Recipe
 on 15 Jul 19 01:44 AM

Love jeera puri a lot. Have tried making it and my family loves it.
Tarla Dalal
17 Jul 19 08:40 AM
   Thank you for your kind words. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them. Happy Cooking !!
Jeera Puri, Kids School Snack Recipe
 on 04 Nov 17 05:04 PM

Jeera puris.. an awesome jar snack recipe.. It is quick to make it.. i made this recipe in double the propotion.. and stored it for kids.. thank you for the recipe..