Crispy masala puri, also known as teekhi puri, is a delicious Gujarati snack that can be prepared and stored in airtight containers. Widely prepared in Gujarati homes, this is a good option while travelling.

Preparation Time: 40 minutes

Cooking Time: 30 minutes for 80 puris



  • Atta (whole wheat flour) – 2 cups
  • Red chilli powder – 1 tsp
  • Dhaniya (coriander) powder – 1 tsp
  • Haldi (turmeric) – ¼ tsp
  • Jeera (cumin seeds) powder – 1 tsp
  • Ajwain – ¼ tsp
  • Oil – 1 tbsp
  • Salt as per taste
  • Water as required
  • Oil for deep frying



  1. Take whole wheat flour in a deep bowl and add all the dry spices and salt.
  2. Coarsely grind cumin seeds, carom seeds and add to flour.
  3. Add oil and mix well. Add water and knead hard Keep aside for 10 minutes.
  4. Divide the dough and roll into a big chapatti. Do not roll too thin or too thick.
  5. Use a round shape bowl or cookie cutter to cut small puris. Poke them with a knife.
  6. Heat the oil in a deep pan. Fry 5-7 puris at a time on medium slow
  7. While adding puris, keep the flame on high and after adding the puris, flip them over on the other side and turn the flame slow.
  8. When the bubbles disappear and the puris turn hard, remove them from the pan.
  9. Prepare all the masala puris in the same way.
  10. Store the puris in an airtight container.

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