Simple Puran Poli

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 3
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Roast Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 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

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