Rajgira Puri and Aloo Sabji

Rajgira Puri is a traditional Indian deep-fried bread made using Rajgira flour (Amaranth flour) and water. It is commonly consumed during religious fasting periods such as vrat (Hindu fasting days) when certain foods are avoided.

Here is a recipe for making Rajgira Puri:


  • 1 cup Rajgira flour
  • 1/4 cup water
  • Salt, to taste
  • Oil, for deep frying


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the Rajgira flour, water, and salt. Mix well to form a smooth dough.
  2. Knead the dough for a couple of minutes to make it smooth and pliable.
  3. Divide the dough into small portions and shape them into small balls.
  4. Roll out each ball into a circle using a rolling pin.
  5. Heat oil in a pan over medium heat. Once the oil is hot, gently slide the puri in the oil and press it gently with a slotted spoon.
  6. Fry the puri until it is puffed and golden brown on both sides.
  7. Drain the puri on a paper towel to remove excess oil.
  8. Serve the Rajgira Puri hot with Aloo Sabji or any curry of your choice.

For Aloo Sabji, you can make a simple potato curry by sautéing onion, ginger, garlic, and tomato in oil, adding spices like cumin, mustard seeds, turmeric, red chili powder, coriander powder and garam masala, and finally






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