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5 from 2 votes

Aloo Puri

Prep Time1 hr 25 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time1 hr 55 mins
Course: Breads
Cuisine: East Indian
Author: Felix (Simply Trini Cooking)


  • 5 cups flour
  • 2 tbsp. baking powder
  • 2 ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tbsp.olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic chopped
  • 2 tsp. green seasoning
  • 2 tsp. geera
  • 5 medium potatoes


  • Mix the flour, baking powder, sugar, ½ teaspoon salt and water into a dough. Coat the dough with oil and leave to rest for 45 minutes to 1 hour.
  • Cut the potatoes in half and boil in 1 teaspoon of salt. Peel and crush the potatoes with the back of a fork and add geera, green seasoning, garlic and 1 teaspoon salt. Mix thoroughly and set aside.
  • Divide the dough into 8 loyas or balls. Open out a ball and sprinkle a bit of flour. Then add about 2 tbsp of potato.
  • Pull the edges together at the centre to form a ball again. leave to rest for 5 minutes. Roll out the ball on a floured surface and place on a hot oiled tawa.
  • Note: Keep a little saucer or bowl of oil close so you can oil the tawa occasionally and spread a little while cooking the roti on both sides.
  • Fold over once and place in bowl lined with paper towels or a piece of cloth.
  • Serve with Curry chicken, and Channa and aloo