Puran Poli ( Gujarati Recipe)

Puran Poli ( Gujarati Recipe)

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The perfect preparation of puran poli is considered a highly-skilled task… an art actually! unlike Maharashtrian puran poli which uses chana dal, the gujarati version makes use of toovar dal. Its unique flavour and characteristic aroma can be attributed to the special Indian spices used.

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Puran Poli ( Gujarati Recipe) recipe - How to make Puran Poli ( Gujarati Recipe)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 15 puran polis (15 puran poli )
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For The Dough
2 cups whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
2 tbsp oil

For The Filling
1 cup toovar (arhar) dal , wash and drained
1 1/4 cups chopped jaggery (gur)
a few saffron (kesar) strands strands
2 tbsp ghee
1/4 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder

Other Ingredients
whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling
ghee for smearing
For the dough

  1. Combine the flour and oil in a bowl and knead into a soft dough using enough water.
  2. Divide the dough into 15 equal portions and keep aside.

For the filling

  1. Dissolve the saffron in a 2 tsp water in a bowl, mix well and keep aside for 15 to 20 minutes.
  2. Combine the dal with 1½ cups of water in a presser cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  3. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  4. Heat the ghee in a broad non-stick pan, add the dal and jiggery, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 10 to 12 minutes or till the mixture thickens, while stirring continuously and mashing at regular intervals.
  5. Add the cardamom powder and saffron-water mixture and mix well.
  6. Cool slightly and divide it into 15 equal portions. Keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Roll out one portion of the dough into a 100 mm. (4") diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
  2. Place a portion of the filling in the center and fold the edges of the dough over the filling. Pinch the edges together to seal the filling.
  3. Flatten the dough and roll again into a 100 mm. (4") diameter circle, using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
  4. Cook on a tava (griddle) over a medium flame, till it turns golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  5. Repeat with the remaining dough and filling to make 14 more puran polis.
  6. Smear a little ghee on each puran poli and serve hot.

Kadhi ( Gujarati Recipe) 

Nutrient values per puran poli
Energy185 cal
Protein4.2 g
Carbohydrates28.2 g
Fiber1.3 g
Fat6.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A70.2 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.9 mg
Vitamin C0 mg
Folic Acid16.4 mcg
Calcium24.9 mg
Iron1.3 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium6 mg
Potassium166.1 mg
Zinc0.4 mg

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Puran Poli ( Gujarati Recipe)
 on 25 Feb 17 12:01 PM

the recipe of making puran polis is simple ...I tried it....the puran polis turned out to be yummy.. worth trying
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Asha, Thank you for your kind words. Do try ore and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them. Happy Cooking !!
27 Feb 17 08:31 AM
Puran Poli ( Gujarati Recipe)
 on 15 Oct 16 05:40 PM

Too delicious... An outstanding recipe.
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks Sonal for the feedback.
09 Mar 18 02:18 PM
Puran Poli ( Gujarati Recipe)
 on 19 May 16 11:52 PM

Thanks for the detailed recipe. Exactly made 15 Puran Polis and the taste was awesome.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Pavani, We are very happy you liked the recipe. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed it. Happy Cooking !!
20 May 16 05:13 PM
Puran Poli ( Gujarati Recipe)
 on 12 Apr 16 10:19 AM

Is it possible to use chant powder instead of dal
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Shamseena, We have used toover dal, you can use Chana dal if you wish to but not the powder.
12 Apr 16 12:29 PM
Puran Poli ( Gujarati Recipe)
 on 16 Nov 15 12:35 PM

I loved this.
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Tarla Dalal    Anish, we are delighted you loved the recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback.
16 Nov 15 01:53 PM
Puran Poli ( Gujarati Recipe)
 on 11 May 14 12:17 PM

It came out very well and very very nice thanks for sharing
Puran Poli ( Gujarati Recipe)
 on 08 Mar 12 02:46 PM

So easy....will definitely try it!!! We can use jaggery (Gud) instead of sugar also...
Puran Poli
 on 27 Jul 11 10:29 AM

pharch chan..too good.