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Bedmi Puri Recipe

Delicious crisp deep fried bedmi poori made using whle wheat flour, urad dal and seasonings. It is usually eaten with potato curry for breakfast in north India.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Lentil Soaking Time6 hrs
Course: Accompaniment, Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian
Diet: Dairy-Free, Vegan
Servings: 4
Calories: 496kcal
Author: Farrukh Aziz


For Dough

  • 1 cup Dhuli Urad (Skinned split black lentil) Soaked for 5-6 hours.
  • cups Whole Wheat flour
  • ½ tsp Hing (asafoetida)
  • 1 tsp Ginger grated
  • tsp Fennel powder
  • 3-4 Whole dried red chilies
  • 2 tsp Coriander Seeds
  • ½ tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp Amchoor (dried mango powder)
  • ½ tsp Green Chilies crushed
  • 2 tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • Salt as per taste
  • Water for kneading
  • Vegetable Oil for deep frying


  • First, dry roast the red chilies, coriander seeds and cumin seeds untils it releases aroma, do not burn it.
  • Grind it to a coarse powder and reserve.
  • Drain the water from the soaked urad dal and add it to the blender. Blend the dal to a coarse paste without using any water.
  • Transfer the ground dal in a large bowl.
  • Add ground chili-coriander powder, flour, amchoor, 2 tablespoon oil, ginger, salt, fennel powder and heeng. Mix them all well.
  • Gradually add water to knead the dough.
  • Knead it well to make tight dough.
  • Cover the dough with damp cloth and keep it to rest for 30 minutes.
  • Heat enough oil in a kadhai or deep pan.
  • Give a one good knead to the dough and divide into 20 equal sized small balls.
  • Take one ball and roll out into a disc of 4 inches.
  • When the oil is hot enough, gently slide in the rolled puri and fry it on medium high flame from both sides until puffed golden brown.
  • Take it out on an absorbent paper. Repeat the same for all the dough balls anf make puris.
  • Serve them hot and crisp with potato curry or vegetable curry of your choice.


Calories: 496kcal | Carbohydrates: 85g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 14mg | Potassium: 414mg | Fiber: 19g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 321IU | Vitamin C: 51mg | Calcium: 82mg | Iron: 7mg