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Dal Puri

By: juneita nath shivshankar of

Stuffed Flatbread

Filed in Roti, Paratha, Breads

Serves 4 people

A favorite regional dish made with bengal gram


  • 2 cups chana dal (bengal gram)
  • ½ tsp Turmeric powder
  • 4 cups flour
  • Ghee or Oil
  • 2 roasted cumin seeds powder


  1. Wash dal and boil with turmeric and salt till its soft (but not mushy) in just enough water (2 cups) so that water gets absorbed when its done.
  2. While boiling, kneed flour with water to a dough.
  3. Strain and grind dal to a fine paste, add cumin powder. Adjust salt to taste.
  4. Divide dal paste into equal portions for paranthas.
  5. Take dough ball, make a depression and add the dal paste. Seal.
  6. Roll out to a thin paratha and cook on a high flame for a few minutes (dont overcook or they will be hard)
  7. Just flip from one side to the other
  8. Serve with chutney

Latest Comments

By Tahira Bagadia on 2/5/2011 6:14:00 AM

itni karaab cheez to aaj tak kaai hi nahi sahi mein ekdam buckwaas hai

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i just have suggession that u must have the chat room on ur site so that we all pplz can chat and share the recipes as well and discusse about own recipes what they have sent on ur side.

By newlite on 7/9/2009 5:20:00 PM

exactly my point, do people come to look for pictures on this site or they interested in any recipes

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By Manasi on 4/1/2009 11:26:00 AM


By asma on 3/26/2009 5:46:00 AM

it is nice.we have tried it

By on 1/16/2007 6:14:00 PM


By shrikant on 1/15/2007 7:05:00 PM

Good, But it is same as PURAN POLI an all time hit dish of maharashtra


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