Dal puri is puffed bread with lentil stuffing. This a traditional snack common in Bangladesh and West Bengal of India. This is a spicy snack recipe perfect as appetizer. It may seem time consuming but you will forget those when you taste it. We had it with the Aloor Dom.
For Dough :
1 ½ cup plain flour
2 tsp oil
1 tsp salt
For Stuffing :
½ cup red lentil / Tuvar dhal
1 tsp chilli flakes
½ sliced onion
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
1 tbs chopped coriander leaves
salt to taste
Wash the lentil and cook.
Mix salt to the flour and add the required water and knead a soft and smooth dough.
Add the oil and knead again . Let the dough rest for 15 minutes.
Heat oil in a pan , add the chopped onion and sauté , then add ginger garlic paste and sauté again.
Add in the cooked rice and chilli flakes , salt and mix well.
Take off from flame and add in chopped coriander leaves mix well.
Make small round balls of the stuffing as well as the dough.
Roll the dough and place the lentil ball in the centre , seal and cover the edge.
Roll this again and deep fry in oil at medium flame till golden brown.
We had these puris with Aloor Dom.