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Methi Bajra Poori /Pearl Millet Bread

Methi bajra poori is a Fried savoury Indian bread made with fresh fenugreek and pearl millet flour /bajra- Especiality of the state of Rajasthan

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course, Roti,paratha,poori ,Breads
Cuisine: Gujarati Cuisine, Indian
Keyword: bajra, methi, poori
Servings: 4 people
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi


  • 1.5 cup Pearl millet flour /Bajra aata
  • 4 tbsp Whole Wheat Flour / Atta
  • 1 cup Fresh Fenugreek / Hari Methi
  • 3/4 cup Potatoes / Aloo boiled and mashed
  • 3 tbsp Yogurt / Dahi
  • 1/4 tsp Asafoetida / Hing powder
  • 1 tsp Red Chili Powder/ Laal Mirch
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds / Sabut Jeera
  • 1 tsp Salt / Namak
  • pinch soda bi carb
  • Refined Oil to fry


  • Wash and chop fenugreek leaves and mash the boiled potatoes.
  • Take a big bowl and add bajra flour and all the ingredients except oil.
  • Mix and mash all and then add warm water (little at a time)and make a medium soft dough and knead well for 5 minutes(make dough when you are ready to fry).
  • Make small balls,dust with wheat flour and roll to make medium thick poori’s/discs,if you are having difficulty in rolling them,then place the ball between 2 greased plastic sheets and then roll gently.
  • Heat oil and deep fry the poori’s on medium heat till golden in colour.OR if you want to avoid fried food then can make roti or parathas with this dough.
  • Drain on a paper napkin and serve hot.


Serving suggestions- best served with potato curry,buttermilk and pickle