Maharastrian Puran Poli | How to make Maharastrian Puran Poli

By Swapna Sunil  |  4th May 2017  |  
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About Maharastrian Puran Poli Recipe

Maharastrian Puran Poli is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Maharastrian Puran Poli in your kitchen. This recipe requires 420 minutes for preparation and 60 minutes to cook. The Maharastrian Puran Poli by Swapna Sunil has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Maharastrian Puran Poli at home without any difficulty. Maharastrian Puran Poli is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Maharastrian Puran Poli would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Maharastrian Puran Poli this weekend. Share your Maharastrian Puran 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 Swapna Sunil for inputs. In case you have any queries for Maharastrian Puran Poli you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Swapna Sunil. You can also rate the Maharastrian Puran Poli and give feedback.

Maharastrian Puran Poli

Ingredients to make Maharastrian Puran Poli

  • 1 cup: chana dal
  • 2.5 cups: water
  • 1 cup: jaggery
  • 1 tsp: cardamom powder
  • 1 cup: Whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup: all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp: salt
  • 1 tbsp: oil
  • water as needed
  • ghee for frying

How to make Maharastrian Puran Poli

  1. For the Puran: Wash and soak the dal in 2.5 cups of water for 6 hours.
  2. Later add the dal along with its soaking water into a pressure cooker and cook for three whistles.
  3. Turn off the heat and allow the pressure to release by itself.
  4. Later open the cooker and mash the dal with a potato masher.
  5. Take the mashed soft dal into a microwave safe bowl and add jaggery. Mix and microwave on high for five minutes.
  6. After five minutes, take the bowl out and mix well. Place the bowl back in microwave and cook for 3 more minutes.
  7. By now all the moisture gets evaporated and the mixture gets dry to touch. Add cardamom powder, and mix well. Puran is ready!
  8. For the dough: In another bowl add wheat flour, maida, oil, salt and give it a good mix. Now by adding water as required knead this into a soft pliable dough.Cover and rest the dough for an hour.
  9. Add a tsp of oil and knead the dough again for a minute or two.
  10. Divide the dough and Puran into small equal portions.
  11. Roll out each dough ball into a thick poori like and stuff with the Puran ball seal its edges and roll out into a thin stuff paratha dusting with dry flour if required.
  12. Fry the rolled Poli on medium high heat Tawa smearing ghee on both the sides until golden spots appear.
  13. Once fried to perfection, fold and serve.
  14. Yummy Maharastra Puran Poli ready in no time!

My Tip:

For one cup of chana dal, 2.5 cups of water are perfect proportion. Resting the dough makes the rolling easy.

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