Sunday, March 11, 2007

puran poli

1 cup Maida
1 pinch Salt
2 tsp Ghee
Water enough to make dough
6 tbsp Oil
Oil / Ghee for frying
Inner Filling
1 1/2 cup Jaggery
1 1/4 cup Bengal Gram Dal
1/4 tsp Cardamom Powder

Blend the ghee and salt with the maida. Using water make
a soft smooth dough. Leave under a wet cloth for 40-50
minutes. Knead again. Put in the 6 tbsps oil and knead
till completely absorbed. Cover and leave aside for 4
hours. Put the dal in the cooker till three whistle.
Drain the water. Grind to a paste with the jaggery and
cardamom powder. The filling should not be watery. Make
small balls of the filling. Divide the dough into small
balls and flatten them. Place one ball of filling on the
dough and cover and seal up the filling. Carefully roll
out the dough into thick puris making sure the filling
does not come out. Fry on a tawa pouring ghee around it.
Cook on both sides. Puran Poli is ready to be served.