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Recipe: How To Make Puran Poli In 20 Minutes

A Maharashtrian Delight for Festive Celebrations: Puran Poli Recipe.

Recipe: How To Make Puran Poli In 20 Minutes

Holi is known for its colors as well as scrumptious recipes. Several recipes such as Dahi Bhalla, Bhang Pakoda, Papadi, Gujia, Thandai, and Puran Poli are special dishes for Holi.

Puran Poli is a delicacy prepared for any festive occasion in Maharashtra. It is a scrumptious, mouthwatering, and irresistibly Maharashtrian festive sweet. It simply melts in your mouth. It is a must-have for Holi in Maharashtrian households. It is often referred to as “Holi re holi Purnachi Poli.

Puran Poli

Puran Poli

This Maharashtrian delight, whether enjoyed hot off the pan or savored with a dollop of ghee, Puran Poli continues to hold a special place in the hearts.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Course Indian Bread, Sweet
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup Chana dal
  • 1 cup Jaggery
  • 1 tbsp Cardamom powder
  • 1/2 tbsp Nut mug powder
  • 2 cups Wheat flour
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1 cup Water
  • Salt To taste
  • Lots of Ghee

Instructions
 

  • Knead a smooth dough similar to the one used for making chapati, using wheat flour, oil, salt, and sufficient water. Keep it aside.
  • Pressure cook chana dal with 2 cups of water and a pinch of salt for up to 10 whistles.
  • If you have excess water, pour it out and set it aside. Now add jaggery to the dal and stir continuously over low flame.
  • Add cardamom and a pinch of nutmeg powder to the mixture, and continue stirring. If the mixture becomes too stiff, you can add reserved water to it. If it's too runny, continue stirring until it thickens.
  • Take a lime-sized portion of dough and roll it out into a medium-sized chapati.
  • Now roll out the dough and place one dal ball onto the centre of the chapati, bring up sides of the dough and pinch to completely encase the dal ball. 
  • Twist and remove any excess dough.
  • Flatten the filled ball and dust it with chapati flour. Gently roll out the Puran Poli.
    Puran Poli Making Steps
  • Heat up a pan over medium heat and roast the Puran Poli on both sides until it gets nice golden spots.
    Puran Poli Making Steps
  • Roast Puran Poli on the other side.
    Puran Poli Making Steps
  • Once the Puran Poli is nearly done, apply ghee on both sides.
  • Serve hot with a dollop of ghee on top.

Puran Poli

Puran Poli Maharashtrian Recipe

This traditional delicacy, with its melt-in-your-mouth texture and irresistible taste, serves as a cherished reminder of the warmth and togetherness shared with loved ones during special occasions.

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Written by Bhakti D

Bhakti is a dedicated full-time certified yoga instructor and follows yogic teachings as a way of life rather than a fitness goal. Yoga has helped her lead stress-free life for herself as well as has a calming influence on the family. After she realized the goodness of Yoga, she decided to pursue Yoga more seriously by building on Yoga related competencies. She has done a number of classrooms as well as one to one teaching sessions in Mumbai, helping her clientele achieve a happy and healthy lifestyle.

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