Coconut Puri

  1. For Dough: 2 cups maida (all-purpose) flour
  2. 1 cup wheat flour
  3. 2 tbsp oil
  4. 1/2 tsp salt
  5. For Filling: 1 cup finely grated coconut
  6. 1/2 cup gram flour
  7. 2 tbsp oil
  8. 8-10 sprigs curry leaves, cut into fine pieces
  9. 8 green chilies, chopped
  10. 1 cm ginger, finely chopped
  11. 1/2 tsp chili powder
  12. 1/4 tsp mustard seeds
  13. 1/4 tsp salt
Preparation Method: 
  1. Mix maida, wheat flour, salt, oil with enough water to make a firm dough.
  2. Heat oil in a pan, season with mustard seeds . When mustard splutters, add green chilies, ginger, curry leaves and fry for few minutes.
  3. Then add coconut, gram flour and fry till roasted. Allow it to cool.
  4. Also add salt, chili powder, little water and mix well. Make into small balls.
  5. Make larger balls of the dough, fill them with the coconut gram flour balls, flatten them and gently roll them out into small puris. (Be careful that the filling does not come out).
  6. Deep fry in hot oil till puffed, golden and serve hot with any chutney.
Chef's Name: 
Rehana Khambaty