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.

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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 milk
My mom makes the prasad of Puran Poli and Katachi Amti for the Holi & Gauri Ganpati festival at our place:)

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Ingredients 161 Puran Poli Recipe

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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Method

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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Gauri Puja is performed in many households during Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Maharashtra.. Arrival of Goddess Gauri in homes is said to bring health, wealth, happiness and prosperity

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Just like Ganesh idol, Gauri idol is brought one day before Gauri Pujan or along with Ganesh idol. Gauri is brought home in form of the idol or a simple image on a paper. In Maharashtra most of the families bring Gauri idols but in some villages near Maharashtra people prefer to worship an image of Goddess Gauri

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The idols are worshipped by the ladies of the household before entering the house

Total stay of these Gauris is for three days, the first day is a day of welcome, second day of pooja and worship, so also offering her Nevedya and the third day is of immersion in the water

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If the devotees bring idol they drape the idol with a very fine and colourful sari. The devotees also decorate the idol with the jewellery like green bangles, mangalsutra, nose-ring, necklace etc. mangalsutra and green bangles are the most important jewellery which Hindu married women wear. Goddess Gauri is also offered a hair band of flowers known as Veni in Marathi which is worn on the backside of the head. Devotees also offer garlands to Goddess Gauri

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Gauri Pujan requires leaves and flower of a specific plant. It also requires systematic Puja to be done by inviting a Pujari at home. Performing Aarti is also necessary during Gauri Pujan. After the systematic Puja is performed all the women visit each others house to offer coconut, a piece of cloth, flowers, bananas, rice and even new saris to the idol of Goddess Gauri.
All the women wear new saris and all the traditional jewellery on this day. On the night of Gauri Pujan all the women gather together and sing Mangala Gauri songs. These songs have a traditional base and reflect the life style of Hindu married women. Males do not take part in this function. This occasion is considered important in the life of a newly married Maharastrian woman as her first Mangala Gauri.
Nevaidya of Amti Poli is offered

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On the day of Gauri Poojan, the hostess of the house arranges “Haldi Kumkum” commonly in her house, calling selected ladies for Gauri Darshan. She applies Haldi Kumkum on their forehead and distributes prasad.

 

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