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Peetha Fry- an Indian Dish

Updated on August 3, 2012
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Peetha fry is a delicious south Indian dish.

Peetha fry is a very famous, yummy and nutritious dish in India. It can be cooked for snacks as well as for meal. It tastes great with green chutney.

Ingredients

  • 500 grams Wheat Flour
  • 250 grams Chick peas
  • 1/2 tbs Red Chilly Powder
  • 1/2 tbs Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 tbs Coriander Powder
  • 2 tbs Fennel Seeds
  • 1/2 tbs Cumin
  • very small amount of Stinking gum
  • 2 medium size Onion, sliced
  • Coriander leaves, Sliced
  • According to taste Salt
  • 3 tbs Oil

Directions

  1. Soak chickpeas in water for 5-6 hours.
  2. Then make paste of chickpeas.
  3. Add tbs coriander powder, 1/2 tbs red chilly powder, stinking gum and salt to the paste of chickpeas and blend it properly.
  4. Heat the pan and put oil in the pan.
  5. Put one 1 tbs fennel seeds, two three sliced green chilly and fry it for 2 minutes.
  6. Now add the paste of chickpeas and fry it till harden.
  7. Now cool the paste.
  8. Add little amount of salt in wheat flour and make hard dough.
  9. Make small balls of dough.
  10. Roll the each ball to 4-5 inches.
  11. Now put the paste of chick peas inside of roll and close the corners tightly.
  12. Boil water and put the rolls in the boiling water till it soak the water.
  13. Now cool the rolls and after that cut it into two pieces.
  14. Now heat the pan and oil.
  15. Put chopped onion in pan and fry it till it becomes golden brown.
  16. Add fennel seeds, stinking gum and remaining fennel seeds and fry it for two minutes.
  17. Put remaining chilly powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder.
  18. After little fry add the rolls in it and fry it for 5-6 minutes.
  19. Now your Peetha fry is ready, serve it in the plate and garnish it with coriander leave.
  20. Eat it with green or sweet chutney.

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      Dr Anupma Srivastava 4 years ago from India

      Thanks Integrity

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      IntegrityYes 4 years ago

      You are very welcome,Anupma. You are deep and wise.

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      Dr Anupma Srivastava 4 years ago from India

      Thanks Integrity

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      IntegrityYes 4 years ago

      I bet that it is a great dish. You did another great job,Anupma.

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      Dr Anupma Srivastava 5 years ago from India

      Thanks Anil and honey

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      Anil 5 years ago from Kerala

      Good, it is not a kerala dish, but i will try it .

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      Usha 5 years ago

      I am south Indian. I cook the same dish but in little different way.

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