Khasta Puri

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These Khasta puris are a delicacy of Rajasthani Thali. Delicious, crispy and soft…these are a novelty of the Rajas of the state. Let’s have a look, how these puris added treat to our king’s meal!

Category: Veg

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Servings: 4-5

Prep Time: 15 Mins

Cooking Time: 20 Mins

Ready in: 30 Mins


Ingredients for Khasta Puri:

  • 500 gm-Wheat flour
  • 50 gm-Ghee
  • 50 gm-Curd
  • 1 small spoon of Cumin Seed
  • Salt (as per taste)
  • Oil or Ghee for frying


  • Sift flour in a big dish.
  • Add some ghee in the flour, to soften.
  • Now make some space in the centre of the flour, to add cumin seed, curd and a bit of salt.
  • You need to prepare soft dough with the help of lukewarm water.
  • Let the dough rest. For about half an hour, keep it covered.
  • Make sure, the dough should be fit to prepare puris.
  • Make small lumps from the dough.
  • Make small sounds like a ball.
  • Now, you need to press all of them and leave covered with a neat wet cloth.
  • Take a deep frying pan and put some oil in it, when heated properly.
  • Take the dough pieces one-by-one and make the small round puris.
  • Put this in the hot oil.
  • Once it swells, then turn it other side.
  • When it gets light brown in colour, pull out in a platter.
  • Now, you have to fry the rest of the puris in this manner.
  • You may serve these hot and crispy puris with Matar Paneer, curd, pickle, chutney or any other cooked veg or non-veg dish that you like.