Sweet Poli / Gudi Padwa Special Maharashtrian Sweet Dish

A Sweet Poli to make your festival sweeter and your family time the sweetest. A treat for your taste buds and a small token of love to make 'Gudi Padwa' even more special. Naveen Varsha chya Hardik Subhecha (Happy Gudi Padwa)


For dough:
Wheat flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Refined oil 2 Teaspoon
Salt To Taste
Water 3/4 Cup (12 tbs) (use as required)
For stuffing:
Chickpeas 1 Cup (16 tbs) (soaked for an hour)
Ghee 1 Tablespoon
Jaggery 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
Cardamom powder 1/4 Teaspoon



For stuffing:

1. Pressure cook chickpea for 4 whistles & drain out excess water.

2. Heat ghee in a pan and add cooked chickpeas into it.

3. Add jaggery (gur) and cardamom powder and keep stirring it for nearly 8-10 mins till the stuffing is mushy.

4. When it cools make small sized ball from this paste.

For dough:

5. Mix all the ingredients in a bowl, knead the dough well and let it rest for 15 mins.

For sweet poli:

6. Divide the dough into lemon sized balls.

7. Now dust the ball with wheat flour, roll it into a small circle and place the stuffing in the centre.

8. Seal the edges by pulling the edges together to make a ball.

9. Place the ball with sealed side down, flatten with fingers and roll into a circle.

10. Heat a skillet and place the sweet poli on it and cook till golden brown with ghee.


11. Serve hot with ghee and milk.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 4