The combo meal of poori and aloo sabzi always finds its way to our table. Be it a religious festival or any other special occasion, this poori-aloo meal is always favored by Indian households to make the day extra special and indulgent. While North India has simple maida poori or atta poori or bedmi poori on their menu, Bengalis opt for a special stuffed poori of chana dal. If you like your bedmi poori which is made or urad dal then you will surely love it. love the Bengali version of it. And you don’t have to travel far to experience the delicious taste. We have brought the recipe straight from Kolkata to you.
Food vlogger Ananya Banerjee shared the recipe of the traditional Bengali dal poori on her YouTube channel. This dish can be made by anyone with everyday ingredients. Chana dal is used to make a paste that is stuffed into the poori dough. Then, just like you make your regular poori, bake the stuffed pooris to combine with aloo sabzi.
(Also Read: Bengal Style Chana Dal Recipe)
Bengali Dal Poori Recipe I How To Make Chana Dal Stuffed Poori
First make the dough for poori by kneading flour and water with a dash of sugar and some oil.
For the filling, add soaked chana dal to a grinder; add green chillies, garlic, ginger, sugar, salt to taste and also. Mix to make dal paste. Then toast the pasta in some mustard oil. Cool it and put the dough balls in it, and bake until you get crispy and airy pooris.
You can watch chana dal poori’s full recipe video here to see exactly how it’s done.
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Chana dal poori combined with aloo tuk is a popular Bengali breakfast meal. And now you can enjoy it too by making it in your own kitchen. Try this recipe and let us know how it turned out.
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