Surthi Aloo Puri

Surthi Aloo puri  is a popular  street  food  of  Surat which  is available at every nook and corner of the Surat.  Surthi   Aloo Puri recipe consists of potato , safad  or white  peas based ragda served  on a puri  with  green chutney , sweet tamarind  chutney ,  sliced onion and  Alu bujia.  Today  I will be preparing homemade  Aloo Puri which is very famous  across the  Surath. We can have that spicy tangy full flavoring street food in clean and hygienic way by preparing it in our homes.

I have tried to prepare this surthi Aloo Puri  in healthier way by making some simple changes in the recipe. I have prepared the puri in this chaat  using  rawa or sooji instead of  maida , traditionally used in surath to prepare the puri. Try this different and yummy street food of Surath  known as Surthi Aloo Puri in your home.  If you people like this recipe , share  the recipe with others and share your precious comments with me. Visit my food  blog on every Saturdays for such kind of unique recipes .

Preparation time  –   30 minutes

Assembling time  –  10 minutes

Total time  –  40 minutes

Makes   –   8 to 10 servings

Ingredients :-

Puri dough

  • 3/4  cup chiroti rawa ( small sooji )
  • 1/2 tsp  ghee
  • 1/2  tsp salt
  • Water


  • 1/2  cup  safad matar  ( white peas ) boiled till soft   after soaked for 8 to 10 hours
  • 1 1/2  medium size potato boiled and cut to dices
  • 2 green chilly
  • 1 tsp  ginger and garlic chopped
  • 1/2  tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2  to 1 tsp  red chilly powder
  • 1/2  tsp coriander and cumin  powder
  • 1/2  tsp garam masala powder
  • 1/2 tsp  cumin seeds
  • 1/4  tsp  hing
  • Oil  1 tbsp
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped coriander  leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • Green chutney
  • 1 cup coriander leaves washed in water
  • 1 /4  cup  pudina leaves washed
  • 3 to 4 green chilly
  • 6 garlic cloves
  • 2 tbsp roasted peanuts
  • Salt to taste
  • ΒΌ cup curds

For assembling

  • Sweet  tamarind chutney or kokum chutney
  • Sliced chopped onion
  • Alu bujiya
  • Chaat masala powder
  • Cumin powder
  • Chopped coriander leaves

Method :-

Surthi Aloo Puri  Served garnished with coriander leaves    and fried besan peanuts.
Surthi Aloo Puri

Knead firm dough of rawa , salt , ghee and water.

Let it rest for 15 minutes covered with damp cloth on the dough.

Divide the dough into four equal small portions.

Then roll each one small portion of dough  into a big roti.

Prick the entire roti using a fork here and there.

With the heip of a small lif or a bowl cut puris from roti.

Then deep fry the  puris in hot oil till puris turn to light golden brown.

Then coarse crush the ginger , garlic and green chilly in a mixer for the ragda.

Heat oil and crushed paste and stir fry the paste for a while.

Now add boiled and diced potato and boiled matar and mix once nicely.

Then add turmeric powder , red chilly powder , coriander and cumin powder ,salt  and garam masala powder

Mix once nicely and  add little water if necessary  to the ragda as it becomes very thick after some time , so add water and ragda should be in semi thick consistency now.

Let the ragda come to boil for 1 to 2 minutes.

Allow the ragda to cool down  and now ragda for Aloo Puri is ready .

Crush coriander leaves , mint leaves , green chilly , garlic,salt , peanuts and curds to fine paste to prepare the green chutney for Aloo Puri.

Place the puris on serving plate and serve ragda on each puri.

Then add green chutney , sweet tamarind chutney , sliced onion, chaat masala powder , cumin powder, alu bujiya and coriander leaves.

Serve the tasty and yummy surath  street food  Surathi Aloo Puri .

Tips :-

  • You may use maida poori instead of rawa poori.
  • If the small sooji is not available , then take big rawa and crush the sooji  slightly in mixer and then use it to prepare the poori.
  • You may use green portion of spring onions as a topping along with onion.
  • You may replace white peas with regular green dry peas.
  • You may store this rawa poori for two weeks in a air tight  box.
  • Ypu may store this ragda in fridge for two to three days if nicely cooked.

Health meter :-

Rawa  (sooji )

Rawa  is a power grain packed with various health benefits  made with chapathi wheat and contains gluten.

  • Prevents heart attack.
  • Prevents anemia.
  • Keeps nervous system healthy.
  • Prevents high  cholesterol levels in the body.
  • Glycemic level is very low so very good for diabetic patients.
  • Easily digestible as it is rich in fiber.
  • Prevents over eating.
  • Good for weight loss.

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