Puran Poli Recipe

Puran Poli Recipe
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This is one dish the Maharashtrians cannot do without, especially on festive occasions such as Diwali and Ganesh Chaturthi. The sweet take on a dal paratha, the puran poli is a flatbread stuffed with lentils cooked in jaggery.
Puran Poli Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Rating 9.3 / 10 (31 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 1/2 kg Maida (All purpose flour)
  • 1/2 kg Lentil (Gram dal)
  • 1 tsp Cardamom powder
  • 1 tsp Ghee
  • 1/2 kg Jaggery
  • 100 ml Oil
  • Salt to taste
How to make Puran Poli:
  • Wash and boil the lentil with water and 1/2 tsp salt till it becomes soft.
  • Cool slightly and strain the dal using a strainer.
  • Add cardamom powder and jaggery and grind to make fine paste.
  • If the paste is sticky, keep it on fire to dry up completely. This is puran.
  • Knead 1/2 kg maida with water and 1/2 tsp salt. Do not make it hard.
  • Add oil and knead the maida again till oil gets absorbed.
  • Prepare equal number of balls from maida and puran.
  • Roll out maida balls to make small pooris.
  • Stuff these pooris with puran ball.
  • Roll them again into balls.
  • Roll out to make chapatis. It is called poli.
  • Heat a griddle and roast each poli.
  • Apply ghee on both sides when done.
  • Serve with hot cup of tea.

Reviews and Ratings:
Manjiri posted 26/03/2011
This is incorrect recipe, if ask any maharashtrian person she will suggest you not use maida. dough should of wheat. Using maida this is not Puran Poli, it is PURAN ROTI. If you roast this in tandoor then it will become TANDOOR PURAN ROTI. Change it!