• Get stuffed in Mauritius. on dholl puri, the perfect savoury pancake

    6 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    Grab a seat at Dewa & Sons - purveyor of Mauritius's favourite street food snack - and prepare to get messy Mauritians go misty-eyed at talk of dholl puri : a pancake made from ground yellow split peas seasoned with cumin and turmeric, griddled on a tawa and wrapped around cari gros pois with rougaille , pickled vegetables, coriander satini and chilli. Originating from Indian parathas , dholl puri was introduced to Mauritius by Bhojpuri-speaking Indian indentured labourers from Bihar more than a century ago - and stuffed with the ingredients to hand, making it uniquely Mauritian. They are...
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