Luchi ( Bengali Puri)

A Bengali favourite, Luchi is nothing but plain flour puris that taste great with Subzis / Curries . A dollop of ghee added to the dough makes the Luchi really crisp and flaky. These white and fluffy puris are a real delicacy, which will be loved by your whole family.

Luchi ( Bengali Puri)

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Luchi ( Bengali Puri) recipe - How to make Luchi ( Bengali Puri)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     10Makes 10 luchis
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1 cup plain flour (maida)
1 tbsp ghee
salt to taste
oil for deep-frying

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead into a soft dough using enough warm water.
  2. Divide the dough into 10 equal portions.
  3. Roll a portion of the dough into a 100 mm. (4”) diameter circle.
  4. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick kadhai and deep-fry the luchi on a medium flame, till it puffs up and turns brown in colour from both the sides.
  5. Drain on an absorbent paper.
  6. Repeat steps 3 to 5 to make 9 more luchis.
  7. Serve immediately with a vegetable or a curry of your choice.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per luchi
Energy95 cal
Protein1.2 g
Carbohydrates8.1 g
Fiber0 g
Fat6.4 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium1 mg