Pooran Poli Recipe

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Pooran Poli
Preparation Time:
1 hour
Indian Cuisine
Pressure cooker, Grinder, Wooden board
Skill Level:

Pooran Poli Ingredients

  • 1 cup Bengal gram dal / chana dal
  • 1 cup jaggery
  • 1 ½ cups maida / plain flour
  • One pinch saffron powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 8 tablespoons
  • 2 cardamom pods

Preparation Method for Pooran Poli Recipe

  • Sieve maida.
  • Stir the saffron powder in half cup water and mix it with maida.
  • Knead into a soft dough using some oil.
  • Set it aside at least an hour.
  • Wash the Bengal gram dal and cook using a pressure cooker.
  • Drain any excess water.
  • Add jaggery to the dal and cook for 10 minutes.
  • Grind to a smooth paste without using any water.
  • Add cardamom and grind for a little while.
  • The pooran is ready.
  • Make lime sized pellets of pooran and an equal number of pellets of the dough prepared earlier.
  • Take a pellet of the dough, dust it with maida and roll into a small puri.
  • Place a pellet of pooran on the puri.  Fold the edges so that the pooran is completely enclosed.
  • Place a piece of plastic on a wooden board.
  • Role the enclosed puri just like a chapatti.
  • Place the chapatti tawa on medium flame.
  • Once heated, reduce the flame and place the poli on it.
  • Roast it on both sides.
  • Repeat the same procedure for the remaining pellets of pooran and dough.
  • The pooran polis are now ready.  Smear some ghee on them while serving.