SWEET PUMPKIN PURI | BHOPLYACHE GHARGE

SWEET PUPMKIN PURI | BHOPLYACHE GHARGE 

Lal Bhoplyachaya Purya or also called as Dangrache Gharge is a popular Maharashtrian dish.It is made from red pumpkin and jaggery.A healthy and nutritious dish for tiffin and also a good option for breakfast.My mother always made it and we three siblings always ate them with great chao…it was always my personal favourite.The process of making this puri’s is very simple.You just have to steam the pumpkin and then mash it and add jaggery as per your taste.Add wheat flour and very rarely water is needed because the steamed pumpkin and jaggery releases enough of water that is sufficient for kneeding.Also when you roll these puri’s roll them a bit thicker.Due to thickness the puri’s won’t become hard.So lets start with the recipe…



SWEET PUMPKIN PURI | BHOPLYACHE GHARGE






course : snacks,tiffin

cuisine : maharashtrian

prep : 20 minutes

cook : 20 minutes

total : 40 minutes

author : suchita pradeep



INGREDIENTS :

  • 250 gm red pumpkin
  • ½ – ¾ cup grated jaggery /
  • Wheat flour as required
  • 1-2 tsp cardamom powder
  • Water if required
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • Oil for frying



METHOD :

  • First peel off the skin from the red pumpkin.
  • Now keep the pumpkins in the steamer for steaming for 10 minutes.
  • After steaming is done let the pumpkin get cool down.
  • Now mash the steamed pumpkin.
  • Add the grated jaggery,cardamom powder and salt to the mashed pumpkin.
  • Mix everything well.
  • Add the wheat flour to the mix.
  • Mix everything well and knead a semi-soft dough.Add water if required.
  • Oil the dough nicely.
  • Cover this dough for few minutes.
  • Noe divide the dough into equal sized balls to rool the puri’s.
  • Now roll medium sized puri’s out from this dough.
  • Keep the puri’s a bit thick.(Don’t roll the puri’s too thin,they may not get fluffy and also become hard.)
  • Meanwhile heat the oil in the kadhai or pan.
  • Once oil gets heated up add the puri’s to it.
  • Fry them on medium flame till they gets nice and fluffy.
  • Fry till they turn golden.
  • Remove them into the plate.
  • Your healthy and nutritious Pumpkin Puri’s are ready.
  • Serve them hot with bowl of curd or pickle as per your choice.



STEP BY STEP METHOD OF PREPARING SWEET PUMPKIN PURI | BHOPLYACHE GHARGE :



  • First peel off the skin from the red pumpkin.

  • Now keep the pumpkins in the steamer for steaming for 10 minutes.

  • After steaming is done let the pumpkin get cool down.

  • Now mash the steamed pumpkin.

  • Add the grated jaggery,cardamom powder and salt to the mashed pumpkin.
  • Mix everything well.

  • Add the wheat flour to the mix.
  • Mix everything well and knead a semi-soft dough.Add water if required.

  • Oil the dough nicely.
  • Cover this dough for few minutes.

  • Noe divide the dough into equal sized balls to roll the puri’s.

  • Now roll medium sized puri’s out from this dough.
  • Keep the puri’s a bit thick.(Don’t roll the puri’s too thin,they may not get fluffy and also become hard.)

  • Meanwhile heat the oil in the kadhai or pan.
  • Once oil gets heated up add the puri’s to it.
  • Fry them on medium flame till they gets nice and fluffy.
  • Fry till they turn golden.

  • Remove them into the plate.
  • Your healthy and nutritious Pumpkin Puri’s are ready.
  • Serve them hot with bowl of curd or pickle as per your choice.