Puran Poli | How to make Puran Poli

By Sakshi Khanna  |  6th Aug 2015  |  
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About Puran Poli Recipe

Puran Poli is a sweet flatbread from India. Maharashtrian puran poli which uses chana dal, the gujarati version makes use of toovar dal.

Puran Poli

Ingredients to make Puran Poli

  • 1 cup powdered jaggery
  • 1 cup chana dal (bengal gram spilt and skinned)
  • 1.5 cups whole wheat flour
  • ½ cup all purpose flour
  • 3 tsp ghee
  • 1 tsp fennel powder
  • 1 tsp dry ginger powder
  • ½ tsp cardamom powder
  • ĵ tsp nutmeg powder
  • ĵ tsp turmeric powder
  • water
  • salt as per taste

How to make Puran Poli

  1. Soak the chana dal in water for 30 minutes.
  2. Pressure cook the chana dal for 5-6 whistles. Strain and keep aside.
  3. Heat ghee in the pan, add ginger powder, nutmeg powder, cardamom powder and fennel powder. Saute for a few seconds.
  4. Add chana dal and jaggery to the mixture and cook till the mixture gets dry.
  5. Let the mixture cool down and then mash the mixture well.
  6. For the 'poli' dough: mix atta (wheat flour) and maida (Refined flour) and salt in a bowl.
  7. Add a little bit of ghee and water and knead the dough to make a smooth and soft dough. Cover it with a cloth for 15-20 minutes.
  8. Make a medium sized ball from the dough and roll with the help of rolling pin.
  9. Put the mixture in between and bring the edges together and pinch them.
  10. Dust some flour over the rolling board and roll the dough into a circle.
  11. Grease the hot tawa with ghee and place the poli on the tawa.
  12. Pour the ghee on the poli and turn once cooked from one side.
  13. Cook on both sides and serve with curd.

Reviews for Puran Poli (8)

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Alice Lele3 years ago

How much nutmeg and turmeric powder?

Mrudula Patil3 years ago

y ginger powder? we don't add it,or fennel powder too.

Shashi Prinja3 years ago


Maisha Kukreja3 years ago

Thanks for sharing this recipe :D

Thenthisai Prabu4 years ago

wow. Intresting. I am going to try. Thank u for the post.