Paal Poli | How to make Paal Poli

By Swathi Joshnaa Sathish  |  24th Mar 2018  |  
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  • Prep Time

    1

    1 /2Hours
  • Cook Time

    20

    mins
  • Serves

    10

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About Paal Poli Recipe

A traditional delicacy of South India . I learnt this recipe from my mom , who is a dedicated home chef. Children love enjoying this yummy dessert .

Paal Poli

Ingredients to make Paal Poli

  • all purpose flour / Maida 240 grams
  • sooji 1 ladleful
  • salt a pinch
  • turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • ghee 1 teaspoon for the dough
  • ghee / Oil for deep frying
  • Milk 4 big glasses
  • cardamom powder 1 teaspoon
  • almonds 10 chopped
  • cashews 10 chopped
  • pistachios 10 for garnishing
  • saffron strands 3 soaked in a ladleful of milk .
  • Palm candies 3 tablespoons

How to make Paal Poli

  1. Take 240grams Maida . Add a pinch of salt , 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric . 1 teaspoon ghee .
  2. and 1 ladleful sooji in a bowl . Knead all together using little water into a soft poli dough .
  3. Cover the dough . Allow the poli dough to rest for an hour minimum.
  4. Take 4 glasses of full fat milk in a sauce pan .
  5. Boil the milk .
  6. Add 3 tablespoons palm candies ,a teaspoon of freshly ground Cardamom to the boiling milk .
  7. Keep stirring the milk occasionally . Add the saffron induced milk , chopped almonds and cashews .
  8. Boil the milk till it reduces to half .
  9. Now make small balls ought of the poli dough and roll into thin polis.
  10. Fold the rolled thin poli. Connect left end with right end .
  11. Heat ghee/ oil for deep frying the polis . Drop in the polis and fry either sides .
  12. The oil needn’t be too hot . The polis should look yellow and mustn’t look dark , crusty.
  13. Drain the excess oil / ghee and drop the fried polis into the hot flavoured milk .
  14. Milk must be simmering while the polis are added . Let the polis soak for 2 minutes . Flip sides.
  15. Switch off the milk after all the polis are added . Serve the soaked polis with the thick flavoured
  16. milk poured over the polis . Enjoy !

My Tip:

Don’t boil the milk while adding the polis . Just sim the flame and make sure that the milk is hot . The oil needn’t be too hot for frying the polis . The polis shouldn’t look dark and crusty .

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