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Puran Poli Recipe

Puran Poli is a traditional type of sweet flatbread made in India in the states of Maharashtra, Gujarat, and Goa. The stuffing is known as puran and the outer cover is known as poli. The puran is made by boiling chickpea lentils with a pinch of turmeric for color and the poli is made from wheat flour dough.

IMG 8486 Puran Poli Recipe It is a classical Marathi dish, which is a dessert served during auspicious occasions and during important festivals such as Holi, Padwa, Ganesh utsav in Maharashtra. Although it resembles like a roti, a poli is actually very different. It is made mostly during holi when the bonfire is lit. It may be served with a spoonful of ghee and milkMy mom makes the prasad of Puran Poli and Katachi Amti for the Holi & Gauri Ganpati festival at our place:)

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To make Poli

2 cups Wheat Flour

1 cup Whole Purpose Flour

2 tbsp ghee

1 cup water

pinch of salt

To make Puran

2 cups Chana dal

2 cups grated jaggery

1 tsp cardamom powder

1 tsp nutmeg powder


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To make Poli

In a bowl mix wheat flour, whole purpose flour, ghee, water and salt. Knead into soft dough. Seal wrap it and keep it aside for 15 mins.


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To make Puran

Wash and boil chana dal in pretty of water till soften

Strain the cooked chana dal and reserve the water for making Katachi Amti.

Now grind the chana dal in mixer or with the help of masher.

Add the mashed chana dal and jaggery in a pan and let it cook slowly.

Add cardamom and nutmeg powder.

Stir continuously till the mixture becomes thick.

Now the stuffing for Puran Poli is ready. Keep it aside

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To make Puran Poli

Take a medium sized ball out of dough and cover with dry whole purpose flour.

Roll the ball into round shaped puri.

Place the ball of puran over the puri.

Gather all the edges and seal the puran with puri.

Again dust the dry whole purpose flour over sealed puran and roll it into a poli

Heat the pan. Place the Puran Poli over it.

Once bubbles start coming on the outer side of Puran poli, flip it.

Add ghee and flip to other side. Roast it well till brown spots appear on both sides.

Puran Poli Is ready. Serve it hot with ghee and milk.

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  1. StyleDestino says:

    Puran Poli is quite common in MP as well. and what a coincidence, I had puran poli for lunch today (Sweet one isi my fav), and right after lunch saw ure post.

    great one

  2. Shveta says:

    Once again, beautiful clicks! Looks so tempting…..!

  3. lisya says:

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  4. [...] Amti is a spicy dal made from the leftover water from boiled chana dal used for making puran poli. It is a very popular in Maharashtra and is best accompanied with Puran Poli. Katachi Amti with [...]

  5. JananiRCC says:

    lovely click so beautifully explained love it.

  6. nice one.
    this is mouth watering recipe….

  7. Steav Martin says:

    I tried this Puran Poli in India…yummy and healthy. Indian Food Recipes

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