Aloo Puri



  • 5 cups flour
  • 2 tbsp. baking powder
  • 2 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tbsp.olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 tsp. green seasoning
  • 2 tsp. geera
  • 5 medium potatoes


Step 1

Mix the flour, baking powder, sugar, 1/2 teaspoon salt and water into a dough. Coat the dough with oil and leave to rest for 45 minutes to 1 hour.

Step 2

Cut the potatoes in half and boil in 1 teaspoon of salt. Peel and crush the potatoes with the back of a fork and add geera, green seasoning, garlic and 1 teaspoon salt. Mix thoroughly and set aside.

Step 3

Divide the dough into 8 loyas or balls. Open out a ball and sprinkle a bit of flour. Then add about 2 tbsp of potato.

Step 4

Pull the edges together at the centre to form a ball again. leave to rest for 5 minutes. Roll out the ball on a floured surface and place on a hot oiled tawa.

Step 5

Note: Keep a little saucer or bowl of oil close so you can oil the tawa occasionally and spread a little while cooking the roti on both sides.

Step 6

Fold over once and place in bowl lined with paper towels or a piece of cloth.

Step 7

Serve with Curry chicken, and Channa and aloo

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Aloo Puri
Course Side Dish
Cuisine East Indian
Course Side Dish
Cuisine East Indian
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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    416.7 kcal
  • Protein

    10.6 g
  • Carbohydrate

    86.3 g
  • Fat, Total

    2.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber, Total

    4.6 g
  • Sugar, Total

    1.8 g
  • Niacin

    6 mg
  • Folate (DFE)

    240 ug
  • Vitamin C

    16 mg
  • Vitamin A

    4 ug
  • Calcium

    86 mg
  • Iron

    4 mg
  • Magnesium

    45 mg
  • Potassium

    580 mg
  • Sodium

    836 mg

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