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Khari Puri

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Spice your day with these crispy Khari Puris, bursting with coriander, cumin, and garam masala flavours.

Khari Puris is a delightful Indian snack that promises flavour and has crispy goodness in every bite. Originating from the heart of Indian cuisine, this recipe combines the earthiness of whole wheat flour with the robust flavours of coriander, cumin, and garam masala. This dish can be enjoyed as a standalone snack or paired with tangy chutneys like mint or tamarind.

About the Recipe

Khari Puris, spicy Indian crispy flatbreads, are a staple in Indian cuisine. This recipe creates harmony with a rich blend of spices, including coriander, cumin, and garam masala. Originating from North India, Khari Puris are typically served as a snack or accompaniment to main dishes. Every bite is crispy goodness and a burst of aromatic spices. 

Why You Will Love This Recipe

Khari Puris is versatile and easy to prepare. This delightful recipe offers a total experience with the fusion of spices that bring warmth and a crispy texture that is a joy. Elevate your snacking experience with Khari Puris and savour the rich tapestry of Indian flavours.

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Cooking Tips

Ensure the oil is adequately heated before frying the puris to achieve the perfect texture and flavour. Additionally, kneading the dough thoroughly is crucial for achieving the desired crispiness. For added flavour, consider experimenting with different spice blends or adjusting the heat level to suit your preferences.

Serving and Storing Suggestions

Serve Khari Puris hot and fresh for the best experience. They pair wonderfully with a variety of chutneys, dips, or pickles. Store any leftovers in an airtight container to maintain their crispiness. Khari Puris are perfect for snacking on the go or as a delightful addition to any meal.

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Nutrient Benefits

The whole wheat flour in this recipe provides essential nutrients like fibre, protein, and B vitamins. Coriander, cumin, and turmeric also offer various health benefits, including anti-inflammatory and digestive properties.

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Khari Puri

Spice your day with these crispy Khari Puris, bursting with coriander, cumin, and garam masala flavours.
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Indian


  • 1 1/2 cups Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1/4 cup Chickpea Flour (or Gram Flour)
  • 1/4 cup Coriander Powder
  • 2 tbsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander Seeds
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • Coriander Leaves (handful, chopped)
  • 1/4 cup Ghee (melted)
  • 3 to 5 Green Chillies (chopped)
  • Oil (as required)
  • Salt (as per taste)


  • Dry roast the cumin seeds and coriander powder for a minute, then grind them to a fine powder.
  • In a large bowl, combine the wheat flour, chickpea flour, coriander powder, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt, coriander leaves, ghee, and ground spices.
  • Knead the mixture into a stiff dough, adding water gradually if needed. Cover with a damp cloth and rest for 15-20 minutes.
  • Divide the dough into small/medium balls and roll them on a lightly greased surface.
  • Heat oil in a deep, nonstick frying pan over medium flame.
  • Deep fry the puris for 5 minutes or until golden brown on both sides.
  • Remove and drain excess oil.
  • Serve hot and enjoy the crispy goodness of Khari Puris!

Frequently Asked Questions:

Can I use all-purpose flour instead of whole wheat flour?

While whole wheat flour adds a nutty flavour and nutritional benefits, you can substitute it with all-purpose flour for a lighter texture.

Are Khari Puris gluten-free?

No, They contain wheat flour and chickpea flour, which contain gluten. However, you can explore gluten-free alternatives for a similar crispy snack.

Can I prepare Khari Puris in advance?

Yes, you can prepare the dough in advance and refrigerate it. When ready to serve, roll out the dough and fry the puris for a fresh and crispy snack.

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