Classic Puran Poli

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Total Time:
30 minutes
Nutrition facts:

291 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Fry the puran poli in ghee on both sides until it cooks well. Serve it hot with a scoop of ice-cream or you can serve it cold with your evening tea/coffee.

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  • 1 ½ cups chana dal
  • ½ cup pure ghee
  • ¼ cup water
  • ½ tsp. nutmeg powder
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 ½ cups jaggery
  • 3 powdered green cardamoms
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 4 tbsp. milk
  • 2 tsp. rice flour

How to Make Classic Puran Poli

  • Mix flour with water in it. Knead well to make a stiff dough, cover and set aside for an hour.
  • Cook chana dal in a pressure cooker. Allow it to cool.
  • Add the chana to a pan and heat it over moderate flame. Add jaggery alongwith ½ tbsp. of ghee.
  • Keep stirring and cook on low flame till the mixture is soft and sticky. Keep aside to cool.
  • Knead the dough again, adding salt, water and oil, little at a time, till the dough becomes pliable.
  • Grind the dal mixture to a smooth consistency adding a little milk if it is too dry.
  • Add a pinch of cardamom powder and nutmeg powder to the dal mixture.
  • Take a lime sized lump of the dough and a little larger lump of the dal mixture.
  • Roll out two rounds from the dough on a board sprinkled with rice flour.
  • Place the dal mixture from edge to edge and place another chapatti over it. Pinch to seal.
  • Fry the puran poli in ghee on both sides until it cooks well.
  • Serve hot.