Omana Pola


Omana Pola

Omana pola is a small envelope filled with nutty-eggy sweetness from Malabar cuisine. This sweet nosh from Malabar is a deliciously layered dish of coconut filling inside pancakes that are folded and shallow fried again. It is usually prepared in Ramadan season.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 6 people



  • In a bowl,take plain flour,egg,salt aand enough water and make a thin batter.
  • Heat ghee in a pan and toss in raisins and chopped almonds.
  • Add the beaten eggs with sugar and cardamom powder and make a scramble for 3 minutes.
  • Heat another pan and pour 1 spoon full of batter to make a thin pancake.
  • Place a small portion of filling in the centre.flod its corners so that it resembles an envelope.
  • Heat a frying pan on medium flame,dip the envelope in egg mixture and shallow fry in ghee on both sides.
  • The sweet omana pola is ready.
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