Saturday, 28 February 2015

Easy & Quick Recipe Of Traditional Puran Poli - M.M.Mithaiwala

Puran Poli 

Year after year, purity of fire is challenged by evil & appeased with offerings
Year after year, faith survives & burns the devil & sufferings !

The festival of colours is ready to arrive in few day, And the smell of purity & sweet's is spreading in the air ! Here is the recipe of traditional Puran Poli :)

Ingredients : 

300gms. Chana dal
300 gms. Jaggery or sugar
150 gms. Plain flour
2 tbsp Ghee
1/2 tsp Cardamom (elaichi) powder
1/4 tsp Nutmeg (jaiphal) powder

a few Saffron (kesar) strands

a pinch of Mace (javantri) powder

Method :

For the Dough
  • Combine the flour and oil in a bowl & knead into a soft dough using enough water.
  • Divide the dough into 15 equal portions & keep aside.
For the filling
  • Boil dal in plenty of water till soft but not broken. Drain in a colander for 10-15 minutes.
  • Pass through an almond grater little by little till all dal is grated.
  • Mash jaggery till lumps break. Mix well into dal. Put mixture in a heavy saucepan & cook till a soft lump is formed, take care to stir continuously .
  • Add the cardamom powder, nutmeg powder, mace powder and saffron mixture & mix well.
  • Cool slightly & divide it into 15 equal portions. Keep aside.
How to proceed
  • Flatten each ball in your palm, stuff with one portion of puran (stuffing), cover & seal the edges.
  • Flatten the dough & roll out into a shape of disk of medium thickness.
  • Heat a tawa & cook puran poli until done on both sides.
  • Repeat with the remaining dough & filling to make 14 puran polis.
  • Serve hot with generous helping of pure ghee.

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