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Simple Puran Poli Recipe

Simple Puran Poli is a popular Indian Breakfast
Author :
On :
Friday, 20 May, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Breakfast Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 3
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 300 g - Channa (yellow gram) dal
  • 300 g - Jaggery (molasses)
  • 1 tsp - Cardamom powder
  • 150 g - plain flour
  • 1 tbsp - Ghee
  • Warm water to knead dough
  • Ghee to serve
  • How to Make Simple Puran Poli:

    1. Boil dal in plenty of water till soft but not broken. Drain in a colander for 10-15 minutes.
    2. Pass through an almond grater little by little till all dal is grated.
    3. Mash jaggery till lumps break. Mix well into dal.
    4. Put mixture in a heavy saucepan and cook till a soft lump is formed
    5. Take care to stir continuously, so as not to char. Keep aside.
    6. Mix ghee, flour, add enough water to make a soft pliable dough.
    7. Take a morsel sized ball of dough, roll into a 4 inch round.
    8. Place same sized ball of filling in centre and seal.
    9. Re-roll carefully to a 6 inch diameter round.
    10. Roast on warm griddle till golden brown.
    11. Repeat other side.
    12. Take on serving plate. Apply a tsp. of ghee all over top. OR
    13. Shallow fry on griddle like a paratha for a better flavour.
    14. Serve hot with dal or amti.


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