Plain Puranpoli

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Roast Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 300 gm - channa (yellow gram) dal
  • 300 gm - jaggery (molasses)
  • 1 tsp - elaichi (cardamom powder)
  • 150 gm - plain flour
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • warm water to knead dough
  • ghee to serve

How to Make Plain Puranpoli

  • Boil dal in plenty of water till soft
  • Drain in a colander for 10-15 minutes.
  • Pass through an almond grater, a little at a time, till all the dal is grated.
  • Mash jaggery till the lumps break. Mix well with the dal.
  • Put the mixture in a heavy-bottomed saucepan and cook till it forms a soft lump
  • Take care to stir continuously, so as not to char. Keep aside.
  • Mix the ghee and flour, and add enough water to make a soft, pliable dough.
  • Take a morsel-sized ball of dough, roll into a 4-inch circle.
  • Place a morsel-sized ball of filling in the centre and seal.
  • Re-roll carefully into a 6-inch diameter circle.
  • Roast on a warm griddle till golden brown.
  • Flip and repeat.
  • Serve with a tsp. of ghee applied on top.
  • OR
  • Shallow fry on a griddle (like a paratha) for better flavour. However, this method translates to more ghee and, therefore, calories.
  • Serve hot with dal or amti.