Kuttu Ki Poori with Lauki Ka Raita – Navratri Recipe

puri with raitaIngredients

  • 2 cup kuttu/singhare ka atta
  • 4 potato  boiled and mashed
  • Sendha namak to taste
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper powder (kali mirch)
  • Oil for frying
  • 1 cup  lauki peeled and grated
  • 1 cup fresh Curd
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/4 cup chopped, fresh green coriander
  • 1 tsp roasted cumin seeds powder

How to make Kuttu Ki Poori and Lauki Ka Raita 

  • Boil and mash potato.
  • Take a bowl, add kuttu/singhare ka atta,mashed potato, 1 tsp oil, sedha namak, black pepper.
  • Mix well, add little hot water and make a soft dough. Keep for ten minutes.
  • In the meantime heat ghee in a pan. Now make small balls and roll each into small medium size puris.
  • Deep fry  in hot oil till golden brown.  Drain on a tissue paper and serve hot.
  • You can also make paratha from this dough on nonstick tawa with little bit of oil,  if you want to avoid frying.
  • In a deep pan, boil two cups of water  and add  grated lauki to this boiling water and stir. Cook for 1 minute and strain. Allow the lauki to cool.
  • Put curd, sugar, black pepper, salt in a mixing bowl and blend till smooth.
  • Add lauki, cumin powder, chopped coriander and stir to blend.
  • Chill in the refrigerator and serve with kuttu ki poori.

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