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My in-laws are visiting us from India and we are having a great time eating yummy snacks and food for the past 2 weeks. My MIL made these puris, they are similar to baturas but much faster to make.

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Maida Puri with Aloo Kurma Yum
Maida Puri with Aloo Kurma
Course breads
Cuisine indian
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings
serving
Ingredients
For Maida Puri:
  • 1 cup Maida (All purpose flour)
  • ¼ cup Sooji (semolina)
  • pinch Salt
  • 3 tbsps Oil
For Aloo Kurma:
  • 3 Potatoes – medium, chopped into bite size pieces
  • 1 Onion – medium, roughly chopped
  • 4 chilies Green – medium
  • ½ cup Coconut milk
  • ½ cup Coriander leaves
  • 1/4 cup Mint leaves
  • 1 Ginger
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 2 tbsps Yogurt
  • to taste Salt
Course breads
Cuisine indian
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings
serving
Ingredients
For Maida Puri:
  • 1 cup Maida (All purpose flour)
  • ¼ cup Sooji (semolina)
  • pinch Salt
  • 3 tbsps Oil
For Aloo Kurma:
  • 3 Potatoes – medium, chopped into bite size pieces
  • 1 Onion – medium, roughly chopped
  • 4 chilies Green – medium
  • ½ cup Coconut milk
  • ½ cup Coriander leaves
  • 1/4 cup Mint leaves
  • 1 Ginger
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 2 tbsps Yogurt
  • to taste Salt
Maida Puri with Aloo Kurma
Instructions
To make Maida Poori:
  1. Mix maida, sooji and salt in a large bowl and make a well in the center.
  2. Add warm oil to the well, slowly mix in the flour. Add water as needed and make firm dough (thicker than chapathi dough). Cover and set aside for 10-15minutes.
  3. Roll out into 4”-5” diameter puris. Deep fry until golden and remove onto paper towels to absorb excess oil. Serve hot with any curry.
To make Aloo Kurma:
  1. Grind onions, chilies, ginger, garlic, coriander and mint into a smooth paste.
  2. Add 1tbsp oil in a pressure cooker, add the onion paste and sauté till slightly golden. Add potato, sauté for 5 minutes. Add coconut milk, yogurt, salt and 1cup water. Cover and cook for 2 whistles. Serve with puris.
Recipe Notes

We had our puris with this is a quick and easy kurma that my MIL made.

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16 thoughts on “Maida Puri with Aloo Kurma”

  1. Wow,maida and sooji in a puri sounds so innovative Pavani.Easy and quick to make version of Bhaturas..must-try!!Great entry!!

  2. Looks delicious! Potato Kurma with mint and coconut milk sounds yummy! A new recipe for me.. Thanks for sharing 🙂

  3. Such a quick and simple potato kurma! Love this, Pavani. And those maida puris just look perfectly crispy and puffy. Delicious! 🙂

  4. Hi Pavani,
    Both look so simple and easy to make when you have no time. aa parents they are one great cooks.

    cheers
    rajani

  5. Hi Pavani,
    The pooris look fantastic and the green kurma looks really delicious and adds color to the whole meal 🙂

  6. hello,
    thanx pavani.we had a fight in the morning.i patched up with my hubby through your recipe.it really proved that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach.

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