Puran Poli Reecipe : A sweet Indian flat bread which is often served in every Maharashtrians house during the festival. A very well-known dish which is often prepared during an auspicious festival like Holi or Gudipadwa. In Gujarat, it is the main dish which is had with vegetables or curry.
This dish is famous across India and it has so many variations in different states. For instance, there is a minute difference between the Maharashtrian Puran Poli and the Gujarati Puran Puri. In Gujarati for puran they use only toor dal whereas in Maharashtrian for puran they use chana dal. The main ingredients which add a flavour to Puran Poli are cardamom and nutmeg (also known as jaifal)
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In Gujarat Puran Poli is called as Vedhmi. In Gujarati families, it is an alternative for other flat bread.
Follow these simple and easy steps for to make Puran Poli:
Ingredients for making Puran Poli (Puran Poli)
- 2 Cup of whole wheat flour
- 2 tablespoon Oil
- 1 cup of water
- 1 cup of Toor Dal
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon cardamom powder
- 2 teaspoon butter
- In a bowl mix the wheat flour and oil. Add water in the flour and mould it nicely.
- Knead the dough thoroughly with your fingers and make it soft.
- Keep the prepared dough aside for 15 minutes.
- Break the dough into 10 equal parts and keep it aside.
- Clean the toor dal thoroughly in the water and on pressure cook the dal for 10 minutes.
- Empty the excess water from boiled toor dal and smash it using a spatula.
- Take a non-stick pan heat it on high flame and then put butter or ghee. Next, add the boiled toor dal put sugar and cook it for 10 minutes till the mixture gets thicken.
- After it gets thicken add cardamom powder and mix it well.
- Once the puran mixture is complete let it cool down and then split it into 8-10 equal parts.
- Take one piece of the dough on the rolling board and roll it like roti.
- Put one portion of the puran mixture on rolled roti dough and then fold the edges of the dough.
- Close the dough edges properly. Make sure the puran doesn’t come out.
- Using your hand apply pressure on the dough and flatten it. Roll the dough carefully as the puran mixture might spill out if you don’t do it carefully.
- Heat a pan cook the rolled Puran Puri or Poli on both sides till it turns golden brown.
- Do the same with the remaining dough and puran mixture.
- Serve the hot Puran Poli by applying ghee on it. Your Gujarati Puran Poli is ready.
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