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Stuffed Bottlegourd Holige (Puranpoli)

Pavana Bhagwath
10 minutes
Prep Time
60 minutes
Cook Time
10 People
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ABOUT Stuffed Bottlegourd Holige (Puranpoli) RECIPE

Stuffed bottlegourd holige or puranpoli is my own experimented sweet dish. It's so yummy and healthy also.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Festive
  • Karnataka
  • Sauteeing
  • Dessert
  • High Fibre

Ingredients Serving: 10

  1. For stuffing:
  2. Grated bottle gourd 2 cups
  3. grated coconut 1cup
  4. jaggery 3/4 cup
  5. elachi powder 1 tbsp
  6. For poli:
  7. rava or suji 1/2cup
  8. maida or all purpose flour 1 cup
  9. refined oil 1 cup
  10. water 1 cup
  11. salt little


  1. Take a bowl. In that, put water. Mix salt well in this water. Now, add rava or suji to it. Allow it to set for 5 mins.
  2. Now add all purpose flour little by little. Knead it well by adding refined oil. Add water if necessary. Make sure that your dough must be soft.
  3. Allow the dough to set at least for 45 mins.
  4. In the meanwhile, prepare stuffing.. To prepare this, take a kadai. In that add ghee. When the ghee melts, add water. Add jaggery also to it.. When the jaggery comes to boil, add grated coconut. Mix these well by continuous stirring.
  5. Now add grated bottle gourd. Stir well. Bottle gourd leaves its water whlie cooking. Mix well all these ingredients until it leaves the sides of the kadai.
  6. Now prepare small small balls out of this stuffing. Keep aside.
  7. Now make small balls of our previously prepared dough also. (just like roti balls)
  8. Now grease your palm with ghee. Take small ball of dough. Spread it on your palm. Place one ball of stuffing in this. Cover this nicely.
  9. Now with the help of a rolling pin .roll this into a circle. Then cook this on tawa. Spread little ghee on both the sides of holige or puranpoli .
  10. Continue the same procedure for all the balls.
  11. Now our stuffed bottlegourd holige or puranpoli is ready to serve. Serve this with ghee.

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BetterButter Editorial
BetterButter Editorial   Sep-18-2017

Hi Pavana, this image appears to be hazy and unclear, kindly delete this image and upload a clear image of this dish at the earliest. To edit the recipe, please go to the recipe image and click on the 'pen icon' on the right top side and edit the recipe. Thanks!

Ashima Singh
Ashima Singh   Sep-18-2017

It's really nice.

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