Bedmi puri (stuffed urad dal puris)

Go through the lanes of Banaras you will find every where these puris and aloo ki sabzi as breakfast or lunch.A heavy breakfast is a good start for the day and nothing can beat the flavour of these puris served in donas (bowl made with leave)after eating bedmi puris ,I wanted to try them at home and there it is.wheat flour dough stuffed with urad dal a healthy stuff,though deep fried….lets see what goes in making this



1 cup wheat flour

1/2 cup urad dal (soaked for four hour’s)

1/2 tsp red chilli powder

1/2 tsp coriander powder

1/4 tsp cumin powder

1 tsp amchur powder

1 tsp garam Masala powder

1 tsp ginger-green chili paste

1/4 tsp hing (asofetida)

2 tsp oil

Oil for deep-frying

1 tsp sugar

Salt as per taste


For preparing the dough:

Take wheat flour,Oil and salt in bowl and knead a dough out of it,let it rest for 15 minutes.

Meanwhile,grind urad dal into a coarse paste,with 1 or 2 tsp water only

Heat oil in Kadai,add hing and saute,add ginger-green chili paste and saute for a minute

Add,urad dal mixture in the kadai and fry

It will stick to the pan.keep scratching it

Now,add red chilli powder, coriander powder,garam Masala,cumin powder,amchur powder, salt and sugar.fry for 2 to 3 minutes by stirring it continuously. Let it rest,once done

Roasted urad dal for bedmi puris

Take small portions of the dough and roll it down into puris

Stuff urad dal mixture into the puris

Prepare all the puris in this manner.remember puris should be thin not like kachoris

Heat oil in a kadai and deep fry puris on medium flame till crispy, golden brown

Bedmi puris are ready to be served with aloo ki sabzi or curd

Serve it hot

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