Tikhat Mithachya Purya – Spicy Puri (Indian Bread)

Tikhat Mithachya Purya

Tikhat Mithachya Purya (Spicy Puri / Indian Bread)

These are Puri’s with added spices. In Maharashtra, we call it Tikhat Mithachi Puri (Namkeen / Spicy Puri). I’m sure, every region in India will have something similar with a different name.


Wheat Flour 1 cup

Besan (Bengal Gram Flour) ¼ cup

Chilly Powder ½ teaspoon

Turmeric Powder ¼ teaspoon

Asafoetida a pinch

Ajwain (Carom Seeds) ½ teaspoon

Oil 1 teaspoon

Salt to taste

Oil for deep frying Puri


1. Mix all the ingredients and bind a stiff dough using water. Leave it to rest for 30 minutes.

2. Take a small dough ball and roll a round puri and deep fry in hot oil on medium flame.

3. Serve these fluffy Puri’s with Chutney / Sauce / Curd. You can serve these as a part of meal or for breakfast or evening snack.

Tikhat Mithachya Purya

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