Choliya Puri recipe - Green Chickpeas Poori recipe

Poori made with green chickpea is delectable and appetizing. These can be prepared for any occasion or festival. 

हिन्दी में पढिये : Choliya Puri recipe

Ingredients for Green Chickpea Poori

  • Wheat flour - 1 cup (150 grams)
  • Green chickpea - 1/2 cup (60 grams) (fresh chana)
  • Green coriander - 2 tbsp
  • Fennel powder - 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • Green chilly - 1 (remove seeds and chop finely)
  • Garam masala - 1/4 tsp
  • Salt - 1/2 tsp (as per taste)
  • Ginger paste - 1/2 tsp
  • Oil - for kneading dough and frying pooris. 

Method for making Green chickpea poori

Wash chickpea thoroughly and strain water. Put chickpea in mixture grinder along with green chilly and grind coarsely. 

Take flour in any bowl, add green chickpea, green chilly paste, ginger paste, 2 tsp oil, salt, fennel powder, coriander powder, garam masala and green coriander. Mix all ingredients really well. Now with help of lukewarm water knead hard dough for making pooris. Add little water at a time. For kneading this much amount of dough 1/4 cup of water is used. Cover the dough and keep aside for 20 minutes to set. 

Grease your hands with oil and knead dough until smooth. Divide the dough into small equal parts. With this much quantity of dough 11-12 balls can be prepared. Flatten the dough balls. Likewise make all dough balls. Cover the dough balls with muslin cloth so that they don't dry. 

Preheat oil in wok. Take one dough ball and place it on rolling plate. Roll into 3-3.5 inch diameter poori. Likewise roll 3-4 pooris and place on a plate. 

When oil is heated, place one poori in wok. Press the poori gently with ladle, it will puff up immediately. Flip the sides once it floats on surface and fry until it turns golden brown from both sides. 

Green chickpea poori is ready. Serve green chickpea poori with tomato sabzi, aloo matar sabzi or any other sabzi you relish the most, chutney, pickle, curd or raita and enjoy eating. 


Green peas poori can also be prepared with same method. 

  • For 2-3 members
  • Time - 30 minutes



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