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Daal puri

Recipe by rabz of Dhaka, BD

These puries are very famous in Bangladesh & is sold at every corner. It is sometimes filled with cucumber salad or Ghomni (kind of chana) & dashed with chat masala or kala namak. Indians call it Kachori.

Ingredients vegetarian 6 servings

    Dough: Plz refer to my basic dough recipe.


    • 1/2 c dal
    • 1 c Masoor daal
    • 1/2 ginger, garilc paste
    • 1/4 tsp haldi
    • salt to your taste
    • 2 tbsp chopped Dhanyia
    • 4 whole red chilli crushed
    • Oil for deep frying.


    1. Wash the dal & soak for 1/2 hour.
    2. In a pot combine daal,water, haldi, ginger garilc paste & salt.
    3. Bring it to the boil & cook until water has completely evaporated from the the daal & it is left dry.
    4. Remove from heat & allow to cool.
    5. .Add the dhaniya & roast the red chilli & mix that too to the daal.
    6. Divide you  dough into ping pong size balls. 
    7. Divide the daal in the same manner but a bit smaller balls.
    8. Make holes in each  dough ball &  fill them with daal mixture then close it from the top.
    9. Return to the ball shape again with the palm of both hands.
    10. Roll out each ball like a puri but a bit thicker.
    11. Heat oil & fry the puries (they will bloat up ) until golden on both sides.
    12. Strain of the access oil.
    13. Sprinkle with some kala namak or chaat masala & serve hot with tea. 




    Ur Welcome and these r one of te best things everyone likes wen I make them.

    lavanya shastry

    i always wanted to try this my frn used to make this speciality of madhya pradesh . i like it a lot thank u rabz



    sorry viewers, It's 1/2 c daal & 1 c water mistyping & thanks Rajeshweri for pointing it out, I always make mistakes when I rush my typing.



    what is the first 1/2 cup dal?