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Sunday, March 18, 2012

Spinach Fried Bread (Palak Puri) with Simple Potatoes simmered in Tomatoes (Tamatar Aloo)


Indian Vegetarian Breakfast Special 
Spinach Fried Bread (Palak Puri) with Simple Potatoes simmered in Tomatoes (Tamatar Aloo)
Serves 3-4

Ingredients:

For Spinach Dough:
Whole Wheat Flour (Gehun ka Atta)- about 2-1/4 Cups (for 18-20 Puris)
Caraway/Bishop’s Seeds (Barik Ajwain)- ½ Tsp.
Salt- 1 Tsp.
Extra Light Olive Oil/Olive Pomace Oil- to knead the Puri Dough
leftover Blanched Spinach Water- to make Dough

Method:
In Boiling Water, Immerse the Tender Spinach Leaves & Stalks for few Minutes & immediately transfer in an Ice Water Bowl as part of the Blanching Process













Knead the dough without any extra water using just the Blanched & Pureed Spinach
Keep the Dough covered with a Moist Cloth for better results
Roll the Dough into Puri & Keep Aside for Frying










 

Light & Fluffy Puris!
Crispy Crust on the Puri that we like!




For Simple Potatoes simmered in Tomatoes (Tamatar Aloo):


























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