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Plain Puranpoli Recipe

Plain Puranpoli is a popular Indian Breakfast
Author :
On :
Thursday, 19 May, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Breakfast Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Roast Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
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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:

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


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