Parupu Poli | How to make Parupu Poli

By Priya Satheesh  |  12th May 2016  |  
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About Parupu Poli Recipe

Parupu poli is one of the famous sweet which is prepared using Ugadi festival. Chana dal and Jaggery is used as stuffing along with the elachi flavor. Preparing this sweet using ghee enhances the taste of the poli and also gives lovely aroma. Apart from chana dal, coconut stuffing can also be made which is called as Thengai poli.

Parupu Poli is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Parupu Poli in your kitchen. This recipe requires 60 minutes for preparation and 60 minutes to cook. The Parupu Poli by Priya Satheesh has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Parupu Poli at home without any difficulty. Parupu Poli is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Parupu Poli would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Parupu Poli this weekend. Share your Parupu Poli cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Priya Satheesh for inputs. In case you have any queries for Parupu Poli you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Priya Satheesh. You can also rate the Parupu Poli and give feedback.

Parupu Poli

Ingredients to make Parupu Poli

  • 3 Cups Maida / all purpose flour
  • 1/2 Cup Rava
  • salt to taste
  • water, as need to knead the dough
  • 1 Cup chana dal / Kadalai parupu
  • 1 Cup jaggery, grated
  • 1 Tsp Elachi powder
  • 2 Tsp ghee + extra for preparing poli

How to make Parupu Poli

  1. Add maida along with rava and salt in a big bowl. Add water little by little and knead into soft dough.
  2. Grease little oil on top of the dough and keep aside for 30 minutes. Wash and Soak chana dal for 1 hour.
  3. Drain the water and pressure cook it for one whistle by adding half a cup of water. Once the pressure gets released, completely drain the water from chana dal using strainer.
  4. Once the dal becomes dry, grind into fine powder and keep aside. Heat ghee in a pan and the ground dal powder.
  5. Saute it for couple of minutes and add the grated jaggery along with elachi powder.
  6. Simmer the flame and cook it for 5 minutes till the jaggery melts and gets a thick mixture for stuffing.
  7. Keep mixing else the mixture gets stuck with the bottom and preferably use non stick to prepare the mixture.
  8. Once done, cool the mixture and divide the dal into 12 equal sized balls. Keep aside.
  9. Divide the maida dough into 12 equal sized balls and keep aside. Take one ball, grease the palm with oil and gently flatten the dough into medium size circle.
  10. Place the dal ball inside, combine the rolled dough and seal it properly. Apply some more oil and gently flatten the stuffed poli using fingers.
  11. Repeat the process for the remaining dough and dal balls. Heat tawa, grease little ghee and place the stuffed poli.
  12. Cook both the sides by using ghee in a medium flame. Once done, remove from the flame and repeat the process for the remaining poli. Serve hot.

Reviews for Parupu Poli (1)

Evelyn Shilpa2 years ago

Looks amazing, thanks for sharing :)