Best & Easiest Pholourie Recipe

True Trini Pholourie


  • 2 Cups of Flour (Sifted)
  • ¼ Tsp Baking Powder
  • ½ Tsp Dry Yeast
  • ½ Tsp Turmeric
  • 1 Tbsp Brown Sugar
  • 1 Tsp Salt
  • 4 Gloves of Garlic
  • 5 Leaves of Shadon Beni
  • 4 Strands of Chive
  • ½ Hot Pepper
  • 1 Cup of Luke Warm Water (More can be added to obtain the texture similar to the picture below)
  • Oil for frying


  1. Mix all dry ingredients (flour, baking powder, salt, sugar,yeast, saffron), then add seasonings (shadon beni, garlic, pepper)DSC_0001
  2. Add luke warm water (this will help activate the yeast faster together with the brown sugar). Continuously mix until the mixture feels light and a bit sticky.
  3. Cover with a cloth and let rise for about 1 hour. Very important!DSC_0007
  4. Heat oil to 350F
  5. You can use your hands or spoons to put mixture into the pot to fry.

6. Fry until golden brown and serve with mango or tamarind sauce. DSC_0061DSC_0065DSC_0076

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *