Methi puri is a crispy deep fried Indian bread or poori, which is prepared from plain flour and kasuri methi (dried methi leaves).It is a savory snack and is prepared during Diwali or consumed as an evening snack. You can serve them with tea as a snack. It can also be enjoyed with flavored or plain yogurt.
1 cup all-purpose flour½ cup semolina1 tbsp cumin seeds1 tbsp carom seeds1 tbsp red chilli powder½ tbsp turmeric powder2 tbsp kasoori methisalt as per taste¼ cup warm oil1 ½ cup waterOil for fry.
Mix all the dry ingredients in a bowl. Add water and knead the flour into dough. Add oil and knead the flour again. Let it rest for 30 mins. Take out a part of the dough, dust in flour and roll it in a roti. Cut out small puris with cookie cutter or circular lid of the container.
Deep fry 3-4 puris at a time on medium heat until light brown and crispy. Fry remaining methi puris and store them in airtight container. You can store them for 15-20 days.Tips and VariationsKnead hard dough to make them crispier.Do not deep fry them on high flame.