Til Poli Recipe

Til Poli Recipe
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Til poli is a delicacy made especially during the festivals of Makar Sankranti & Pongal. Learn how to make/prepare Til Poli by following this easy recipe.
Til Poli Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 2 cups White Sesame Seeds (til), cleaned
  • 2 cups Jaggery (gur), grated
  • 1 ½ tsp Cardamom (elaychi) Powder
  • ¼ tsp Nutmeg (jayphal) Powder
  • 1 ½ cups Flour (maida)
  • Salt, to taste
  • Oil, for shallow frying
How to make Til Poli:
  • Rub in oil and salt to the flour and knead it to form dough.
  • Cover the dough with a moist cloth, to keep it soft.
  • Dry roast the sesame seeds, till they turn golden brown.
  • When they cool down, pound them coarsely.
  • Add in the grated jaggery and pound once again, to make the mixture even and smooth.
  • Mix in the cardamom and nutmeg powders.
  • Form small balls from the kneaded dough.
  • Make a hole in the ball and fill it with a teaspoon of sesame seed mixture.
  • Pull up the sides and seal the ball. Repeat with other balls.
  • Oil a rolling board and place a stuffed ball on it.
  • Roll out the ball into a thin round disk. Repeat with other balls.
  • Shallow fry the disks, till they turn golden brown and become crisp.
  • Serve hot.