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Besan ki Masala Poori

Besan ki Masala Poori or Besani Masala Poori is a poori made with Gram flour or Besan along with roasted spice powders. This makes a wonderful and ideal dish for weekend brunch.
Course Brunch
Cuisine North Indian
Keyword AtoZ Puri Recipes
By Cook Method Deep Fried
Occasion Holiday Special, Weekend Special
By Diet Kid Friendly, Vegetarian
Dish Type Deep Fried Dishes, Indian Flatbread, Poori Recipes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 20 numbers
Author Srivalli


For the Poori

  • 2 cups Besan / Gram flour
  • 1 cup Wheat Flour
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 tbsp Cooking Oil
  • Cooking Oil as required for deep frying
  • Water for Kneading

Whole Spices /Khada Masala

  • 2 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 2 tsp Fennel Seeds
  • 2 tsp Pepper corn
  • 2 tsp Coriander Seeds
  • 2 nos Dry Red Chillies


Whole Spices /Khada Masala

  • Heat a pan and dry roast the whole spices. Allow them to cool and pound into a coarse powder

For the Poori Dough

  • Take a wide bowl, add all the ingredients including the whole spice powder.
  • Mix well and slowly add water to knead to a stiff dough.
  • Cover and let it sit for 10 mins.
  • Heat a kadai with oil for deep frying.
  • When ready to fry, knead the dough again and pinch out equal balls.
  • Dust with flour and roll into 7 inch diameter. Whent the oil is hot, gently slide in the poori.
  • Fry on both sides and transfer on to a kitchen towel.
  • Serve with subzi of choice.
  • I served it with Tamatri aloo ki sabzi and chana masala along with Kheer.
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