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Classic Poran Poli

vahrehvahchef's picture
Are you looking for simple way to make Puran Poli? This recipe is perfect for you. My friends love this traditional recipe .Puran Poli is a delicious flatbread South Indian dish. Puran Poli is a dessert served during auspicious occasions and during important festivals such as Ugadi. You should try this Puran Poli Recipe.
Ingredients
  Cardamom powder 1 Teaspoon
  Chana dal 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Ghee 6 Tablespoon
  Maida 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Nutmeg powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Sugar 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Wheat flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs) (or more, if required)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a bowl, mix flour, salt and ghee and add enough water to make soft dough.
2. Cook dal til soft, strain extra water and let it cool.
3. Mix dal and sugar, grind it in a smooth paste.
MAKING
4. Place the dough in a vessel and cook , stirring till mixture can be formed into soft ball.
5. Take a little dough, flatten into round sheet, place a small of filling (pooran), cover it nicely.
6. Roll out to thin round shape.
7. Cook on hot pan(tawa), pour some ghee on it.
SERVING
8. Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Maharashtrian
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Pan Roasting
Occasion: 
Holi
Ingredient: 
Chickpea
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
6
Subtitle: 
Sweet Indian Flat Bread

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5 Comments

Ganesh.Dutta's picture
delicious traditional recipe from South India, In the Vidarbha region of eastern Maharashtra, the puran polis are soft, since the stuffing is made with jaggery. In western Maharashtra, the powdered white-sugar version is preferred, resulting in a crunchy puran poli.
rumya's picture
Excellent. I love this. You always show us easy to follow recipes. I am going to try this. Thank you. Can you show Idli recipe? If you show can you also suggest how to ferment the idli mavoo in the winter. Thanks in advance.
pappi's picture
Meciocre recipe with an egoistic chef who has an awful accent!
rubeena's picture
very very yummy looking
Sujatha7's picture
very nice recipe!