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Rajgira Farali Puri

Updated: Jun 23, 2022

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes Serves: 4


2 cups Rajgire Flour (Amaranth Flour)

1 cup Mogo Flour (Cassava Flour)

2 Red Potatoes

1 tsp Green Chilli Paste

½ tsp Black Pepper

½ tsp Turmeric Powder

½ tsp Salt

1½ tbsp Oil


  1. Peel and steam the potatoes (Not boiled); once cooked, mash them smooth hot.

  2. In a large mixing bowl, add both the flour with the mashed potatoes, chilli paste, black pepper, turmeric, salt and oil.

  3. Mix everything and knead the dough into a firm, tight dough; add water as needed.

  4. The dough should not be too dry and sticky; leave the dough to rest for ten minutes.

  5. Dusted work surface with Rajgir flour and roll out the dough into a big circle about 8-10 inches and 2mm thick and cut with a 40mm round biscuits cutter.

  6. Repeat the about until the dough has finished.

  7. Meantime, heat oil in a deep frying pan,

  8. Once the oil has become hot, add the puris and fry by pressing down gently to allow it to puff up.

  9. Once puffed, turn over and fry until the puris turn light golden brown.


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