Mix maida, ghee, salt in a bowl, gradually add water and knead to a stiff dough. Roll out into thin round shape and then fold it, so that it forms a semi-circle, then roll again, and deep fry it in oil and keep them aside.
Boil sugar in a pan with water to a string consistency, dip the fried puris one by one in this syrup, so that both the sides of puri is coated with the syrup.
For Flavoured milk:
Boil milk with saffron and add cardamom powder. Pour this milk over the sugar dipped puris, and garnish it with grated almonds. Poli is ready to be served.
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