Mini Baked Moong Dal and Jowar Puri

Mini Baked Moong Dal and Jowar Puri

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When you feel like snacking on something, but also want to keep High Blood Pressure in check, try this delicious, nutrient-dense Mini Baked Moong Dal and Jowar Puri.

The ingredients provide ample protein, fibre and other heart-friendly nutrients, all in a low-fat, low-sodium package. The puris have very little salt, but thanks to the use of spice powders, you will never realise this.

Not only that, these puris are not deep-fried but baked for just 15 minutes. This reduces the fat content, thereby reducing the risk of blood clotting too. Store these crunchy puris in an air-tight container, to snack on when you are hungry, or to make chaats and other starters out of it.

Mini Baked Moong Dal and Jowar Puri recipe - How to make Mini Baked Moong Dal and Jowar Puri

Preparation Time:    Baking Time:  20 minutes   Baking Temperature:  180°C (360°F)   Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 20 mini puris
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  1. Blend the moong dal in a mixer to a smooth powder.
  2. Combine all the ingredients, including the moong dal powder, in a deep bowl and knead into a stiff dough using enough water.
  3. Divide the dough into 20 equal portions and roll out each portion into a 50 mm. (2”) diameter circle without using any flour for rolling
  4. Prick each rolled out portion with a fork at regular intervals.
  5. Arrange them on a greased baking tray and bake in a pre-heated oven at 180°c (360°f) for 15 minutes, turning them once after 10 minutes.
  6. Cool slightly and serve or store in an air-tight container and use as required.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per puri
Energy13 cal
Protein0.6 g
Carbohydrates2 g
Fiber0.3 g
Fat0.3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium39.4 mg


Mini Baked Moong Dal and Jowar Puri
 on 19 Oct 15 09:23 AM

I always thought making a delectable dish with less salt is more difficult than with less or no sugar. But this proved me wrong... I served these puris to my father who is a diabetic hypertensive and he loved them. I make these puris quite often from him now.