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Puran Poli Recipe


450 gms Chana Dal 
500 gms Sugar (Cheeni) or Jaggery (Gud) 
250 gms Wheat Flour (Gehun Ka Atta) 
50 gms Flour 
5 tsp Oil 
1/2 grated Nutmeg (Jaiphal) 
50 gms powdered Cardamom (Elaichi) 
Pure ghee for serving 

How to make puran poli:

  • Wash the chana daal and cook with a little or just enough water.
  • Drain out the extra water.
  • Add sugar or jaggery to the cooked daal and cook on low heat until the mixture becomes thick.
  • Remove from heat and pass it through a sieve while still hot.
  • Add grated nutmeg and cardamom powder.
  • Stir well and remove from heat and keep aside to cool.
  • Mix the wheat flour, flour, oil and enough water knead into a smooth dough.
  • Keep it aside for an hour or two.
  • Divide the gram daal mixture into ping pong sized balls and the flour dough into slightly smaller balls and roll them out a little.
  • Place the gram daal ball in the centre of the rolled flour dough and close it to cover the filling completely.
  • Roll out into a chapati and bake on a non stick tawa till done on both sides, adding a little ghee around.
  • Fry till done.
  • Serve hot with pure ghee.