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Maharashtrian Poori

Maharashtrian Poori is a deep fried Indian Flatbread from the state of Maharashtra region. This poori is made with spices and herbs and is an ideal food to be packed for school or travel as well.
Course Breakfast, Lunch Box
Cuisine Maharashtra
Keyword Easy Kids Lunch Box Recipe
By Cook Method Deep Fried
Occasion Kids Lunch Box, Weekend Special
By Diet Kid Friendly
Dish Type Deep Fried Dishes, Kids Lunch Box
Author Srivalli


  • 1 cup Wheat Flour
  • A Pinch Turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup Onion grated
  • 2 nos Green Chillies finely chopped or as a paste
  • Handful Coriander leaves finely chopped
  • Cooking Oil for deep frying


  • Heat a Kadai with oil in low until you have the dough ready.
  • Grate the onions in a bowl, add the turmeric powder, coriander leaves, green chilies and mix well.
  • Now add the flour and slowly knead to a sift dough with just enough water.
  • Pinch out small balls and dust well before rolling into a 4 inch discs.
  • When the oil is hot enough gently drop in and cook on both sides till golden.
  • Continue with the rest of the dough and serve with a side dish of your choice.
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