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Puran Poli | Easy & Delicious Recipe By DeetsForYou

Puran Poli

Puran Poli | Easy & Delicious Recipe By DeetsForYou: Puran Poli is a sweet lentil-loaded flatbread. The sweet food is called Puran in the Marathi language and the broth is called Poli. Chana dal is formed with pickled and split black chickpeas also known as the Bengal gram. Jaggery, unrefined sugar formed of sugar cane juice, is the sweets in the filling.

In India, Jaggery can easily be found. Check for jaggery from foodstuffs in Asia or India or on Amazon if you live outside India. This Puran Poli dish has added to the stuffing spices such as soil cardamom, soil fennel seed, mashed musts, and soil ginger.

The polish or flatbread also consists of all-purpose wheat flour (atta) and flour (maida). Add some soil turmeric powder to the dough for a yellow-colored flatbread.

Puran Poli | Easy & Delicious Recipe By DeetsForYou

Puran Poli


For The Dough

  1. 1 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
  2. 1 cup maida (refined flour)
  3. 2 tbsp oil/ghee

For The Filling

  1. 1 cup chana dal (split Bengal gram), wash and drained
  2. 1 1/4 cups sugar
  3. 2 tbsp ghee
  4. 1/4 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder

Other Ingredients

  1. Maida for rolling
  2. Ghee for smearing

For The Dough

Combine the flour and oil in a mixing bowl and knead into a soft dough using enough water.
Divide the dough into equal portions and keep it aside.

For The Filling

  • Combine the dal with 1½ cups of water in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  • Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  • Heat the ghee in a broad non-stick pan, add the dal and sugar mix well and cook on a medium flame for 10 to 12 minutes or till the mixture thickens, while stirring continuously and mashing at regular intervals.
  • Add the cardamom powder and mix well. U can add saffron (Kesar) strands also.
  • Cool slightly and divide it into equal portions. Keep aside.

How To Proceed

Roll out one portion of the dough into a 100 mm. (4″) diameter circle using a little maida for rolling.

Place a portion of the filling in the center and fold the edges of the dough over the filling. Pinch the edges together to seal the filling.

Flatten the dough and roll again into a 100 mm. (4″) diameter circle, using a little maida for rolling.

Cook on a tava (griddle) over a medium flame by applying ghee on both sides, till it turns golden brown in color from both sides.

Repeat with the remaining dough and filling to make more Puran polis.

Smear a little ghee on each Puran poli and serve hot.

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