- Yield: 4
- Prep Time: 15 minutes
- Cook Time: 20 minutes
- Calories: 8439 kcal
- Carbohydrate Content: 326.61 g
- Cholesterol Content: 2044 mg
- Fat Content: 784.77 g
- Fiber Content: 29.7 g
- Protein Content: 62.7 g
- Saturated Fat Content: 489.771 g
- Serving Size: 1
- Sodium Content: 8497 mg
- Sugar Content: 120.17 g
- Trans Fat Content: 31.162 g
Puran Poli is a popular sweet dish of Maharashtra which is specially made during Ganesh Chaturthi and other festivals. Puran Poli is made with plain flour, ghee and stuffed with chana dal, cardamom powder, and jaggery. Puran Poli is a very mouthwatering and delicious sweet dish. In Maharashtra and another part of India, Puran Poli, Motichur Ladoo, Mawa Modak are made during the Ganesh festival. Praise the Lord Ganesha with Puran Poli on the last day of the Vinayak Festival. The people of all age group love Puran Poli. Follow below given recipe to make delicious Puran Poli at home.
Ingredients of Puran Poli Recipe
- Refined flour (maida) - 1 Cup
- Ghee or oil for frying - 4 Cups
- Salt - 1 Teaspoon
- Melted ghee - 2 Tablespoons
- Warm water - 1 Cup
- Turmeric powder - ½ Teaspoon
- For Filling
- Bengal gram (chana dal) - 1 Cup
- Jaggery - 1 Cup
- Cardamom powder - 1 Tablespoon
- Ghee - 1 Tablespoon
How to Make Puran Poli
To prepare poli dough
Step 1: Take a bowl and add maida, salt, and turmeric powder.
Step 2: Then add ghee and warm water to it and mix it well then knead it till it becomes a smooth dough. Ensure that the dough becomes soft otherwise, it will help you to make a soft Puran Poli.
Step 3: If the dough is hard then add some water and again knead it to make it soft.
Step 4: Now, pour some oil on it and cover and keep it aside for 30 minutes.
To Prepare Puran (Stuffings)
Step 1: Rinse the chana dal in fresh water and soak it for 1 hour and the remove extra water.
Step 2: After this, in a pressure cooker, add 4-5 cups of water and pressure cook the chana dal until its completed cooked.
Step 3: When the pressure settles down, strain the cooked dal. Check that the dal strained properly or not. If not, then again cooked it for one whistle.
Step 4: Now, in a frying pan, heat the ghee and add cardamom powder and jaggery and sauté it for 2-3 seconds. Then add chana dal and mix it well and cook the mixture on LOW flame till it becomes dry. Keep stirring in between.
Step 5: Remove the pan from the flame and let the mixture cool. Keep it aside.
To Make Puran Poli
Step 1: Now, make small size balls from the dough and roll it on the rolling board which we used to make Phulka roti.
Step 2: Now, fill the mixture in the rolled dough and fill it. Now, bring the dough edges toward the center and joint all the edges.
Step 3: Sprinkle some flour on the dough and again roll it.
Step 4: Now, again make a medium sized Puran Poli from the mixture filled dough and put it on the hot griddle over LOW flame apply some ghee and fry it from both sides until it becomes golden brown.
Step 5: When you see brown dots on the Puran polis remove it from the griddle.
Step 6: Repeat the same procedure for all the remaining polis.
Step 7: Serve the Puran Poli with melted ghee. You can also store Puran Poli for 2-3 days.