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Chana Dal Poli Bun

Preeti Tamilarasan
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Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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ABOUT Chana Dal Poli Bun RECIPE

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

Recipe Tags

  • Egg-free
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Baking
  • Dessert
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. For Bun-
  2. 1 cup all purpose flour / maida
  3. 1/2 cup wheat flour
  4. 2 tsp yeast
  5. 1 and 1/2 tbsp sugar
  6. 1/4 cup lukewarm milk
  7. 1/2 cup water or more if needed
  8. 2 tbsp olive oil or more if needed
  9. Salt to taste
  10. For Chana Dal Stuffing-
  11. 1/2 cup chana dal - soaked in water for 1 hour
  12. 1/2 cup powdered palm jaggery
  13. 1 tsp cardamom powder
  14. 1/2 cup Desiccated coconut
  15. 1 tbsp ghee


  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.

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Shereen Fatima
Shereen Fatima   May-26-2016

Buns with chana mixture filling, yum!

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