Puran Poli


Puran Poli

A sweet snack to go with a cup of tea
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine North Indian
Servings 4 people


  • 1/2 kg Lentil Parippu/Dhal
  • 1/2 kg Jaggery Sharkkara
  • 1/2 kg Allpurpose flour Maida
  • 1 tsp Cardamom powder Elakka
  • 1 tsp Ghee
  • 100 ml Oil
  • Salt As reqd


  • Wash gram dal and boil this with 1/2 tsp of salt and water till it is very soft.
  • When it is slightly cold, strain it using a strainer.
  • Add jaggery and cardamom powder and grind to a fine paste. If it is sticky, put it on a low fire and dry up completely. This is called puran.
  • Knead maida with 1/2 tsp of salt and water. It should be neither very hard nor too soft.
  • Add oil and knead it till oil is absorbed and make equal balls of puran and kneaded maida.
  • Roll maida balls into small pooris.
  • Fill it with puran ball.
  • Make it into a ball and roll to a poli.
  • Heat oil in a pan and fry it dry turning both sides.
  • Serve this melted with pure ghee.
  • :- Serve hot with a nice cup of tea.
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Response (2)
  1. h
    hari priya kasyap January 20, 2005

    in AP it is called as BOBBATLU……Good job.nice item

  2. l
    lakshmi March 29, 2006

    thanks yaar it was very nice…..and i added coconut also..it was just yummy…….thanks again.

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