Jowar Onion Puri (Diabetic Snack) Video by Tarla Dalal

Jowar Onion Puri (Diabetic Snack) Video by Tarla Dalal

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Onions and sesame seeds add flavour to the otherwise bland Jowar flour used in these baked puris. At just 8 calories per puri, you can enjoy them without guilt! Make the puris in advance and keep them ready for those sudden hunger pangs.

Recipe Description for Jowar Onion Puris

Preparation Time: 
Baking Time:  45 minutes
Baking Temperature:  180°C (360°F).
Makes 30 mini puris
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1/2 cup jowar (white millet) flour
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
2 tsp black sesame seeds (kala til)
salt to taste
3/4 tsp oil for greasing
jowar (white millet) flour for rolling

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl, mix well and knead into a firm dough using enough water.
  2. Divide the dough into 30 equal portions.
  3. Grease your palms using ¼ tsp of oil, roll each portion of the dough in between your palms into a 38 mm. (1½") diameter circle, using very little jowar flour for rolling.
  4. Grease a baking tray using, ¼ tsp of oil, place 15 puris evenly over it and prick all over the puris evenly using a fork.
  5. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 180°c (360°f) for 20 minutes or till the puris are golden brown and crisp, turning them once after 10 minutes.
  6. Repeat steps 4 and 5 to bake one more batch of 15 puris.
  7. Cool and store in an air-tight container. These will stay fresh for 3 to 4 days.
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RECIPE SOURCE : Diabetic SnacksBuy this cookbook


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