Puran Poli | How to make Puran Poli

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By Sakshi Khanna
Created on 6th Aug 2015
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  • By Sakshi Khanna
    Created on 6th Aug 2015

About Puran Poli

Puran Poli is a sweet flatbread from India. Maharashtrian puran poli which uses chana dal, the gujarati version makes use of toovar dal.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time60mins
  • Serves4People
Puran Poli


  • 1 cup powdered jaggery
  • 1 cup chana dal (bengal gram spilt and skinned)
  • 1.5 cups whole wheat flour
  • ½ cup all purpose flour
  • 3 tsp ghee
  • 1 tsp fennel powder
  • 1 tsp dry ginger powder
  • ½ tsp cardamom powder
  • ĵ tsp nutmeg powder
  • ĵ tsp turmeric powder
  • water
  • salt as per taste


  1. Soak the chana dal in water for 30 minutes.
  2. Pressure cook the chana dal for 5-6 whistles. Strain and keep aside.
  3. Heat ghee in the pan, add ginger powder, nutmeg powder, cardamom powder and fennel powder. Saute for a few seconds.
  4. Add chana dal and jaggery to the mixture and cook till the mixture gets dry.
  5. Let the mixture cool down and then mash the mixture well.
  6. For the 'poli' dough: mix atta (wheat flour) and maida (Refined flour) and salt in a bowl.
  7. Add a little bit of ghee and water and knead the dough to make a smooth and soft dough. Cover it with a cloth for 15-20 minutes.
  8. Make a medium sized ball from the dough and roll with the help of rolling pin.
  9. Put the mixture in between and bring the edges together and pinch them.
  10. Dust some flour over the rolling board and roll the dough into a circle.
  11. Grease the hot tawa with ghee and place the poli on the tawa.
  12. Pour the ghee on the poli and turn once cooked from one side.
  13. Cook on both sides and serve with curd.

Reviews for Puran Poli (5)

Thenthisai Prabu2 days ago
wow. Intresting. I am going to try. Thank u for the post.

Maisha Kukreja2 days ago
Thanks for sharing this recipe :D

Mrudula Patil2 days ago
y ginger powder? we don't add it,or fennel powder too.

Alice Lele2 days ago
How much nutmeg and turmeric powder?

Shashi Prinja8 months ago