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Sunday, August 31, 2008

indian PURAN POLI recipes


1 cup Maida
1 pinch Turmeric Powder
1 pinch Salt
2 tsp Ghee
Water enough to make dough
6 tbspOil
For frying Oil / Ghee

Inner Filling

1 - 1/2 cup Jaggery
1 - 1/4 cup Bengal Gram Dal
1/4 tsp Cardamom Powder


* Blend the ghee and masala with the maida. Using water make a soft smooth dough. Leave under a wet cloth for 40-50 minutes.
* Knead again. Put in the 6 tbsps oil and knead till completely absorbed. Cover and leave aside for 4 hours.
* Put the dal in the cooker till one whistle.
* Drain the water. Grind to a paste and with the jaggery and cardamom powder.
* The filling should not be watery.
* Make small balls of the filling. Divide the dough into small balls and flatten them.
* Place one ball of filling on the dough and cover and seal up the filling.
* Carefully roll out the dough into thick puris making sure the filling does not come out.
* Fry on a tawa pouring ghee around it. Cook on both sides.

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