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Appears in
The Daily Mail Modern British Cookbook

By Alastair Little and Richard Whittington

Published 1998

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Pooris are deep-fried Indian unleavened loaves.


  • 60 g/ 2 oz besan (chickpea) flour
  • 60 g/ 2


Sift together the three types of flour.

Put the hand-warm water in the bowl of a food mixer fitted with a dough-hook. Add the sunflower oil and salt. Switch on at the lowest speed and pour in the flours. Work for 5 minutes, when you should have a good, smooth and elastic dough. If it is too dry and not balling properly, dribble in more water, 1