Paruppu Poli

By Sindhu Sriram  |  26th Apr 2017  |  
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About Paruppu Poli Recipe

The sweet channa dal and coconut stuffing with ghee is to die for combination and when you eat it hot, the taste is something else!! Out of this world.

Paruppu Poli is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Paruppu Poli in your kitchen. This recipe requires 30 minutes for preparation and 90 minutes to cook. The Paruppu Poli by Sindhu Sriram has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Paruppu Poli at home without any difficulty. Paruppu Poli is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Paruppu Poli would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Paruppu Poli this weekend. Share your Paruppu Poli cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Sindhu Sriram for inputs. In case you have any queries for Paruppu Poli you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Sindhu Sriram. You can also rate the Paruppu Poli and give feedback.

Paruppu Poli

Ingredients to make Paruppu Poli

  • Channa dal - 1 1/2 cups
  • maida - 1 1/2 cups
  • jaggery (grated) - 1 1/2 cups
  • elaichi - 4 pods (powdered)
  • turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • water - as required

How to make Paruppu Poli

  1. Add maida to a bowl. Add enough water and oil to make it into an elastic dough. Cover it and keep it aside for about 30 minutes.
  2. In a pan, dry roast the channa dal until aromatic and soak in water for about an hour. Once soaked, pressure cook the dal until just cooked and not mushy. Mash it and keep aside.
  3. Now add the grated jaggery and channa dal in a pan (preferably non - stick). Keep stirring. You will observe that the mixture turns watery in the beginning. Do not worry. The jaggery melts and as you keep stirring it turns like halwa.
  4. Once cooled, make into lemon sized balls. This is called as the pooranam (filling)
  5. Take a little of the kneaded maida dough. Place the pooranam and cover it with the dough. I used a well oiled parchment paper. You could also use a banana leaf.
  6. Start pressing it from the centre and proceed towards the edges to make a thin roti.
  7. Heat a skillet and place the poli and cook on both sides with ghee.

My Tip:

Eat the poli hot and add oodles of ghee!! that's my secret tip to enjoy poli. No other way. Calories - BE BLIND

Reviews for Paruppu Poli (1)

Manisha Shukla3 years ago

Nice one dear. You also can use wheat flour instead of maida.

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