Chana Dal Poli Bun | How to make Chana Dal Poli Bun

By Preeti Tamilarasan  |  25th May 2016  |  
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About Chana Dal Poli Bun Recipe

Chana Dal Poli Bun / Puran Poli Bun / Sweet Poornam Stuffed Bun

Chana Dal Poli Bun is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Chana Dal Poli Bun has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Preeti Tamilarasan is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Chana Dal Poli Bun recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Chana Dal Poli Bun is few minutes and the time taken for cooking is 30 minutes. This is recipe of Chana Dal Poli Bun is perfect to serve 5 people. Chana Dal Poli Bun is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Chana Dal Poli Bun. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Chana Dal Poli Bun by commenting on this page below!

Chana Dal Poli Bun

Ingredients to make Chana Dal Poli Bun

  • For Bun-
  • 1 cup all purpose flour / maida
  • 1/2 cup wheat flour
  • 2 tsp yeast
  • 1 and 1/2 tbsp sugar
  • 1/4 cup lukewarm milk
  • 1/2 cup water or more if needed
  • 2 tbsp olive oil or more if needed
  • salt to taste
  • For chana dal Stuffing-
  • 1/2 cup chana dal - soaked in water for 1 hour
  • 1/2 cup powdered palm jaggery
  • 1 tsp cardamom powder
  • 1/2 cup Desiccated coconut
  • 1 tbsp ghee

How to make Chana Dal Poli Bun

  1. Take lukewarm water and mix sugar. Make sure it is dissolved completely. Add yeast and stir it. Close it and keep aside for 10 mins till it becomes frothy. Add milk to it and mix well. Meanwhile sieve maida, wheat flour and salt.
  2. Combine in a mixing bowl. Add oil to it. Mix well. Add frothy yeast and mix with the spoon. The dough will be sticky.So now use hands and knead it for 5-10 mins. Add little flour and knead to a smooth dough.Grease it with little oil.
  3. Take a bowl and grease with little oil. Now keep the dough in bowl and cover it with a neat kitchen napkin. Keep it in a warm place for 2 hours (or you can preheat oven for 2 mins and keep the bowl inside).
  4. For Filling, take soaked chana dal and drain water completely. Blend chana dal and jaggery together in a mixer to coarse paste. Do not add water.
  5. Heat ghee in a pan. Add desiccated coconut and cardamom powder. Stir well. Add blended mixture and stir well till all the moisture is absorbed. Remove from the heat and allow the mixture to cool.
  6. Take the resting dough. The dough will double up in size. Punch the dough down and knead until smooth. Divide the dough into small balls. Now roll one ball using rolling pin and dust with flour.
  7. Roll into the shape of roti but it should be thick. Take 1-2 spoonful of filling mixture and spread in the middle. Leave at least 1/2 inch space round the edges and roll again to form ball.
  8. Keep buns in a warm place and let it rise for another 30-40 mins. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C for 10 min. Grease the bun with little milk and Keep the bun in baking tray.
  9. Bake it for 20-25 mins. Once done, take out the pan. And transfer the bun on a cooling rack. Let it rest for 15-20 mins. Serve with a cup of tea.

Reviews for Chana Dal Poli Bun (1)

Shereen Fatima2 years ago

Buns with chana mixture filling, yum!