Puran Poli - Sweet Snack

A North Indian Snack

Puran Poli - Sweet Snack

A North Indian Snack

Category : Snacks, Pure-Vegetarian

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By Lakshmi Ram Nair

Published On: 24 Nov 2013

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10 Minutes
Served : 3
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Step 1 Puran Poli - Sweet Snack Recipe

Step 1

Knead the maida with water, salt and soda powder into smooth dough. Keep for 1 hour.

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Step 2 Puran Poli - Sweet Snack Recipe

Step 2

Soak the chana dal in water for 3-4 hours. In a pressure cooker, cook the chana dal for 5-6 whistles till soft and cooked. Drain off the excess water.

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Step 3 Puran Poli - Sweet Snack Recipe

Step 3

Mash the dal with spoon or grind it.

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Step 4 Puran Poli - Sweet Snack Recipe

Step 4

Add to it jaggery, cardamom powder and salt.

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Step 5 Puran Poli - Sweet Snack Recipe

Step 5

Mix well.

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Step 6 Puran Poli - Sweet Snack Recipe

Step 6

Put the whole mixture in a kadai / pan and cook it on a medium flame. Keep on stirring occasionally. The mixture has to be cooked till it becomes thick and dry. Let the mixture cool.

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Step 7 Puran Poli - Sweet Snack Recipe

Step 7

Take a medium sized ball from the dough and fill it with adequate mixture as required. Roll it into a 4’’ diameter circle on a rolling board.

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Step 8 Puran Poli - Sweet Snack Recipe

Step 8

Place the filling mixture in the centre of the rolling dough. Lift the edges of the dough and begin to cover the mixture.

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Step 9 Puran Poli - Sweet Snack Recipe

Step 9

Dust some flour on the board and roll gently into circular rounds.

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Step 10 Puran Poli - Sweet Snack Recipe

Step 10

Heat a pan and place the puran poli on it and fry both sides the way we make parathas with oil or ghee.

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Step 11 Puran Poli - Sweet Snack Recipe

Step 11

Cook the puranpoli till brown spots begin to appear on both sides.

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Step 12 Puran Poli - Sweet Snack Recipe

Step 12

Spread few drops of ghee on both sides of puranpoli for softness.

Step 13

:- Serve with milk [normal temperature milk without sugar].

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