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This is a wholesome breakfast in many South Indian homes. It is also very convenient to prepare, when guests are around.

For Puris.


Whole wheat flour(atta)-2cups,

salt-to taste,

oil for frying.


Mix atta and salt and make a tough and hard dough.

Apply little oil and knead well and keep aside for 15 mts.

Heat oil in a pan.

Roll out puris on a flat wooden surface. .

Deep fry them, one by one.

Fry both sides on getting golden brown.

Puris are ready.

For Masala.



green chillies-4,

ginger-1″ piece,


chana dal-1tsp,

mustard seeds-1tsp,

turmeric powder-1/4tsp,

curry leaves-a few,

corriander leaves-2tbsps(cleaned and chopped),

salt to taste,

curry leaves-a few,



Cook the potatoes.

Mash them well.

Cut the chillies and ginger to small pieces.

Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and when it flutters, add the chana dal and saute a little to golden brown.

Add chillies, ginger and turmeric powder and curry leaves.

Fry for a minute.

Add chopped tomatoes and a cup of water along with salt and cook for 5 more mts on medium flame.

Add the mashed potatoes and mix well.

Add more water, if necessary, to get one’s own required consistency.

Boil well and remove from flame.

Add chopped corriander leaves and mix well.

The masala is ready.


Onions can be added as per choice.They are to be added while frying the green chillies and other spices.

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Thiksani Puri(Masala Puri)

Plain puris are prepared with wheat flour, for morning breakfast or to eat with meals. But a slightly crunchy evening snack with tea/coffee  can also be prepared with the wheat flour. This is called thiksani or masala puri. The preparation is very easy.


















wheat flour-2cups,

chilly powder-1/2tsp,

turmeric powder-1/4tsp,

jeera powder-1/2tsp,

hing powder-1/8tsp,

salt to taste,

oil for frying.


Mix all the condiments with the wheat flour and make a soft dough, using water.

Keep it for 10mts.

Make thin puris, the size of normal puris, and deep fry in oil, one by one,  till both sides are cooked. This can be consumed by itself without any side dish.


Chopped methi leaves can be added while making the dough, as per choice.

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God Rontoss(Sweet Rice Puri)

This sweet puri can is generally used as a snack.


methi seeds -1/4 tsp(roasted and powdered),

jagerry-1/4 cup,


rice flour-2cups,

oil for frying.


Dissolve jagerry in little water boiling on a flame.

When it is cooled, mix the other items and make a soft dough. If necessary, add a little more water.

Grease two 4″ sq. plastic paper pieces on one side.

Cull out small portions of the dough and make small puris by keeping in-between the plastic paper pieces and pressing it uniformly with hands.

Deep fry in oil, one by one. When one side is done turn to the other side so that both sides are cooked properly.

Sweet rontoss is ready.

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