Puffed Puri for a little Tamil girl

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© Etan Doronne
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I sat at my Pillai friends' market restaurant as a young girl came in with her grandmother and was served Puri. That's the whole story of this moment although the picture can do very well without words :)


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Puri is an unleavened Indian puffed bread made of suji, atta or maida dough then deep fried in ghee or vegetable oil. It is eaten as a morning snack in dhaba (diner) restaurants all over Tamil Nadu and India.

Also named poori, boori, ਪੁੜੀ, పూ, पूरी, بوری, பூரி, ಪೂರಿ, ପୁର

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  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) gave props (15 Mar 2012):

    Great DOF, beautiful portrait!

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