Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Puran Poli/obbattu




Poli

Puran poli /Obbattu is a traditional recipe made with channa dal poornam.


Ingredients:

All Purpose flour – 1 cups

Sooji/rava-2tsp

Turmeric Powder – pinch

Salt- 1/8 tsp

Sugar-little

Water – to make dough


For Puran /Filling:

Channa Dal – 1 cup

Jaggery – 3/4cup (powdered)


Coconut-1/4 CUP
Cardamom powder – 1/2 tsp
Oil /GHEE– 2 tsp

Method:


  • Make the dough by mixing flour,salt,Sugar and turmeric first. 
  • Slowly add water to make a soft dough. Drizzle oil over the dough and cover it for an hour.
  • Cook the dal in a pressure cooker or in stock pot filled with water. 
  • If using a pressure cooker, takes about 4 to 5 whistles. 
  • If you are using a stock pot, bring water (about 2.5 cups)to a boil, add the dal and close it with a lid and let it simmer for about 45 minutes or until it is Soft to the touch,but does not turn mushy
  • Drain the water completely and let it cool.
  • Grind the jaggery ,coconut and dal to a fine paste. (do not add any water). 
  • Saute in a pan to remove the moisture. Mix the filling with cardamom powder.
  • Divide the filling to make about 14 to 15 balls.
  • Do the same with your dough as well.
  • Roll the dough to the size of your palm, and place the filling inside the dough and cover on all sides.
  • Flatten and roll it,
  • Place an iron skillet /tava on the stove and once hot, cook the poli on both Sides, drizzle some ghee and serve.

20 comments:

  1. yummy! my favourite! thanks for the recipe... i thought it was very difficult to make!

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  2. Yummy!! I love puran poli & urs looks so good ;)
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  3. love it....thanks for sharing the recipe

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  4. This looks superb,thanks for sharing this delicious recipe.

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  5. Very nicely made puran polis dear-looks mouthwatering!

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  6. Puran poli looks dleicious. Love the recipe.

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  7. look superb dear and so tempting,

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  8. looks delicious! very well explained! thanks for sharing.

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  10. Puran poli looks delicious. Nicely explained

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  11. Looks perfect and yummy!

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  12. Poli looks very tasty and yummy dear :)

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  13. Yummy polis, my all time fav..

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  14. One of my favorite....
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  15. truly delicious puran polis Sheena :) YUM!

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