Moong Dal Puri (Stuffed green gram bread)

Moong Dal Puri (Stuffed green gram bread)

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Servings: 4
Calories: 506


  • 9 oz Refined flour maida
  • 3 tbsp Vegetable oil
  • a pinch Asafoetida hing
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin jeera seeds
  • 7 oz Split green gram dhuli moong dal, soaked for 2 hours, drained and ground to a paste
  • 2 tbsp Red chilli powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp Garam masala


  • Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan; add asafoetida and cumin seeds, saute for a few seconds. Add the green gram paste, and the remaining ingredients; saute till the mixture leaves the sides of the pan and is soft.
  • Rub 1 tbsp oil into the refined flour and knead with enough water into a soft dough. Divide the dough equally into 12 - 13 portions.
  • Take a portion, make a hollow in the centre and fill with the green gram mixture. Seal the filling inside. Repeat with the other portions. Cover the stuffed balls with a moist cloth and keep aside for 10 - 15 minutes. Roll out each portion into a thin disc of 10" diameter with some dry flour.
  • Roast the disc on a griddle (tawa) on both sides with 1 1/2 tsp oil. Remove and repeat with the other discs. Cover with aluminum foil.They can be eaten cold with sangar ka saag
Calories: 506 kcal
Carbohydrates: 81 g
Protein: 19 g
Fat: 12g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Sodium: 75 mg
Potassium: 637 mg
Fiber: 16 g
Sugar: 4 g
Vitamin A: 1263 IU
Vitamin C: 1 mg
Calcium: 52 mg
Iron: 6 mg
Dishes Bread
Cuisine Indian
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