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Luchi

A tasty deep fried bread

Serves 4-6 (Estimated) Rating 3 (1-5)

Prep Time 40 Minutes Cooking Time 10 Minutes

Ingredients
240g cup Flour
1/4 teaspoon Salt
1/4 teaspoon Sugar
3 tablespoon Oil
1/2 cup Warm Water or as needed
Oil for deep frying
Method
Blend the flour salt and sugar in a large bowl.
Rub the oil into it and gradually using enough water to make stiff but pliable dough.
Cover the dough with damp cloth and set aside for 30 minutes.
Knead dough a little again.
The dough should be stiff enough to roll without extra flour.
Make small balls of the dough and cover them with damp cloth.
Take one ball of dough and dip a corner of ball in oil and roll it out into 5 to 6 inches round. Repeat the same process to roll out all pooris.
Heat plenty of oil in a kadhai until very hot.
Put in a luchi and immediately start flickering hot oil over the top of it with a spatula so that it swells up like a ball.
This should take only a few seconds.
Flip the luchi over and cook the other side until golden brown.