Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Poli Recipe | How to make Puran Poli Step by Step pictures

This is one sweet that my mom makes often . This recipe is also made by my mom when I was in India , and I was only clicking pictures . Check out my Sweets recipes by clicking here .

Learn to make poli with Step by Step pictures
Poli Recipe | How to make Puran Poli Step by Step pictures

To Make the dough :
  • Maida / All purpose flour - 200 gms
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Salt - a pinch
  • Oil - 1 tbsp
To make the filling inside the dough :
  • Jaggery / Vellam - 200 gms
  • Channa Dal / Kadalai paruppu - 200gms
  • Cardamom pods - 3 pods , Crushed
For Frying:
  • Oil OR Ghee - Few drops 

    Learn to make poli with step by step pictures
    Poli Recipe | How to make Puran Poli Step by Step pictures


    Pressure Cook the Channa dal  by adding some water for 2 hisses .  Drain the water  .

    Transfer the channa dal  to the mixer and grind it to a coarse paste . Set aside  .

    Mean while , Take a bowl , add the all purpose flour , turmeric powder , salt and add water and mix well to make a sticky dough. Apply oil generously and set aside for 2 hours .

    Take the jaggery in a cooking vessel , sprinkle some water and melt the jaggery . Add the cardamom pods to the jaggery .

    Transfer the ground coarse channa dal paste to the jaggery and mix well .

    Cook till they become a thick paste .

    Take a plastic paper or a butter paper , apply some oil in the paper . Take a small dough from the all purpose flour  and press it , add make a small ball of the jaggery paste for the filling  and place it on the dough .

    Cover the filling with the dough  and make a small ball shape .

    Press it gently with the hand to make a flat bread .

    Heat a iron pan , or a flat pan . Transfer the pressed poli to the pan and sprinkle some Oil or Ghee around the poli .

    Cook till it has brown spots and flip to the other side and cook similarly .

    Serve hot .

    Yummy Poli is ready!

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    Notes :

    • Wheat flour could be used to make the dough as well .
    • Grated coconut could be added when making the filling inside the dough .
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    1. Delicious poli

    2. Thanks so much for the step by step. Definitely makes it easy and useful and that sweet dhal stuffing is so good.

    3. Beautiful and mouthwatering polis love it Preethi....

    4. Love it... Planning to make for diwali lunch... so yum

    5. wow prethi loos amazng
      Shoba's Delight

    6. Love your step-by-step instructions with pictures to illustrate the making of poli. You are very concise and amazing!