Puris (fried bread puffs)

Yield: 16 servings

Measure Ingredient
2 cups Sifted all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon Salt
¼ cup Butter or margarine
\N \N Salad oil or shortening

1. Sift flour with salt into large bowl. Add butter, mixing well with fork.

2. Stir in about 6 tablespoons water, mixing to make a soft, pliable dough.

3. On lightly floured surface, knead dough 5 to 7 minutes, or until it is

shiny and satiny. (Or put dough through medium blade or food chopper

about 10 times, or until it is shiny and satiny.) 4. Roll out dough about ⅛-inch thick. Cut into 3-inch rounds.

5. Meanwhile, in deep skillet or deep-fat fryer, slowly heat salad oil (or at least 2 inches) to 360*F on deep-frying thermometer.

6. Deep-fry dough rounds, a few at a time, 30 minutes, or until they puff

and are golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Serve hot.

Submitted By MICHELLE BRUCE On 12-03-94

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