Collard Greens Poori

collard greens poori
Wheat Flour - 4 cups
Collard Greens - 300 gms
Black Peppercorn/Miri - about 8
Fennel Seeds/Saunf - 1 tsp
Sesame Seeds/Til - 1 tsp
Garlic - 2 big cloves
Ginger - 1/2 inch piece

1. Steam/Blanch the collard green leaves with about 2 tbsp water till they wilt.  Let them cool.
2. Grind the blanched collard greens, ginger, garlic, fennel, peppercorn, salt to a fine puree.
3. In a mixing bowl, add wheat flour, sesame seeds and the collard greens puree.  Knead into a soft, firm dough.  Add about 1 tsp oil and knead the dough well.  Let the (covered) dough rest for about 30 minutes.
4. Make small lemon size balls of the dough and roll each one into round puris (5 - 6 inch diameter) either dusting some wheat flour or using oil.
5. Deep fry these puris and serve Collard Greens Puri with ketchup or a curry.


  1. wow these puris must have tasted wonderful, they look really inviting.

  2. Wish u and ur family a happy and prosperous 2011...Very interesting and catchy puris..

  3. Wonderful and delicious puris..
    Happy New year Uma...

  4. lovely pooris..I will try
    thanks for sharing!


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