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Wednesday, 30 September 2015

Puran Poli

 Maharashtrian Dessert.Puran Poli
It is one of the most popular sweet items in the Maharashtrian cuisine.





Ingredients
For the dough
1  cups wheat flour
1  cup maida / apf
Salt a pinch
1 tablespoon oil
For the filling
1 cup   split Bengal gram (chana dal) 
1 cup jaggery (gur) grated Or sugar  cups
 1 teaspoon cardamom powder
1 teaspoon nutmeg powder

Method

For filling /stuffing (Puran )
 Soak dal 1hour  wash and drain now in a pan add daal and water  1cup of water ( add more water if required ) cook tell it become soft OR  in a cooker add two cup water daal cook it till soft ( 6 -7 whistles )
Drain the excess water from dal , Grind dal ,jaggery , cardamom & nutmeg powder  by using hand mixers or grainder
Now in a pan cook this mix to make it dry ,  keep stirring all the time till it become  dry completely puran is ready  let it cool down ..
For dough
In a big bowl add  maida ,wheat flour  and 1 tablespoon of oil or ghee  rub it into flour using your fingertips .Knead dough adding little water at a time make little strichey dough ,keep the dough a side and let it rest for10 minutes

Now divide the dough and puran  into equal portions, make smooth ball and flatten into circle stuff with puran cover and seal the edges ,bring together all the edges and pinch them. Dust it with flour and roll it to a thick or thin poli / chapattis/ roti / stuff paratha’s.   Heat the pan /tawa and put the puran poli  on it. Drizzle some oil / ghee and cook the puran poli on medium flame until light golden spots appear from both the sides. Puran poli is ready, serve hot with  ghee / milk / aamti .




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