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A south indian sweet made with Bengal gram(Kadalaparippu)
Published On: 16 May 2004
English: Bengal Gram
telugu: Sanagalu / Sanaga
kannada: Kadale / Chana
Oriya: Buta / Bata
Punjabi: Chole / Channa
for more details, click the name of the ingredient
hindi: Cheeni / Shakkar
English: All Purpose Flour
tamil: Maida Maavu
malayalam: Maida Mavu
telugu: Maida Pindi
kannada: Maida Hittu
English: Gingelly Oil
telugu: Nuvalu Nuna
hindi: Thil Ka Tel
Marathi: Til Che Tel
telugu: Jaikaaya / Jajikayi
kannada: Jaika / Jajikai / Jeerake
Boil the gram with plenty of water. When nicely cooked, strain.
Add water once again, boil & drain.
Add sugar & nutmeg powder to the cooked gram & keep on low heat till the mixture becomes semi solid. Stir constantly.
Remove from fire & grind to a fine paste.
Add kesari powder to the maida flour and with a little water and make into a dough.
Pour gingelly oil into the dough & knead it, until it becomes very soft. Keep it aside for 2 or more hours.
Make equal number of balls with the dough & the gram mixture.
Take a ball of gram, cover it with maida ball & turn onto a floured board (rice flour to be used on the board) & roll out as thinly as possible.
Apply a little ghee on griddle & fry (like we do for chappatis) the boli on it.
Its very nice..
Hey, i wanna try this...i think this will turn excellent...keep posting!
This is an excellent recipe and is purely south indian ..... this is not maharashtrian puran poli bcos puranpoli is made of jaggery instead of sugar.
It is a time consuming recipe. But it is good. My husband and kid liked it very much.
Good one, I tried it My daughter likes it very much
Thanks for telling about kadalai paruppy boil.really this is too excellent.
Tip: Instead of 2 cups of bengal gram u can use 1 cup of kadalai paruppu + 1 cup of siru paruppu.
absolutley wonderful....i looked all over for this recipe...and am so glad i saw and tried this one...thank u sooo much!!
This boli is actually the maharashtrian puranpoli(the name got changed by the time it reached all the way to Kerala I suppose). But yes, good work... only if you cannot roll it out well, then........then u will be left with all puran and no poli
Very nice recipe chithra..i tried it an came out very well
What is Kesari powder
DhivyaKesari powder is nothing but food colour. Kesari is a famous dish in which food colour is used. so many are telling food colour as kesari powder
This is an excellent dish. Thanks chitra for this recipe.
Very easy to prepare & came out very well..
I tried it and was excellent. Thanks for the said recipe.
Very tasty sweet, but very hard to prepare esp. the grinding the gram mixture to paste.
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