Gujarati Puran Poli | How to make Gujarati Puran Poli

By Dhara Shah  |  28th Feb 2017  |  
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About Gujarati Puran Poli Recipe

Unlike Maharashtrian puran poli which uses chana dal, the gujarati version makes use of toovar dal. Its unique flavour and characteristic aroma can be attributed to the special Indian spices used.The perfect preparation of puran poli is considered a highly-skilled task, an art actually!

Gujarati Puran Poli is a delicious dish which is liked by people of all age groups. Gujarati Puran Poli by Dhara Shah has a step by step process of how to make the dish. This makes it very easy to understand for even beginners. This recipe can serve 3 people. You can find Gujarati Puran Poli at many restaurants and you can also prepare this at home. This authentic and mouthwatering Gujarati Puran Poli takes 15 minutes for the preparation and 25 minutes for cooking. When you want to prepare something delicious for a party or special occasion then Gujarati Puran Poli is a good option for you. The flavour of Gujarati Puran Poli is tempting and you will enjoy each bite of this. Try this Gujarati Puran Poli on weekends and impress your family and friends. You can comment and rate the Gujarati Puran Poli recipe on the page below.

Gujarati Puran Poli

Ingredients to make Gujarati Puran Poli

  • For the dough -
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • For the filling -
  • 1 cup toovar dal , wash and drained
  • 1 1/4 cups chopped jaggery
  • A few saffron strands
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 1/4 tsp almond cardamom powder
  • Other Ingredients -
  • Whole wheat flour for rolling
  • ghee for smearing

How to make Gujarati Puran Poli

  1. For the dough -
  2. Combine the flour and oil in a bowl and knead into a soft dough using enough water.
  3. Divide the dough into 10 equal portions and keep aside.
  4. For the filling -
  5. Dissolve the saffron in a 2 tsp water in a bowl, mix well and keep aside for 15 to 20 minutes.
  6. Combine the dal with 1½ cups of water in a presser cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  7. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  8. Heat the ghee in a broad non-stick pan, add the dal and jiggery, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 10 to 12 minutes or till the mixture thickens, while stirring continuously and mashing at regular intervals.
  9. Add the almond cardamom powder and saffron-water mixture and mix well.
  10. Cool slightly and divide it into 10 equal portions. Keep aside.
  11. To make Puran Poli, Roll out one portion of the dough into a 100 mm. (4") diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
  12. Place a portion of the filling in the center and fold the edges of the dough over the filling. 
  13. Cook on a tava (griddle) over a medium flame, till it turns golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  14. Repeat with the remaining dough and filling to make 9 more puran polis.
  15. Smear a little ghee on each puran poli and serve hot.

Reviews for Gujarati Puran Poli (1)

Preeti Gurung2 years ago

Nice recipe

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