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Pooran poli

You know my life is a constant battle between my love for food and  not to gain weight .... Haha ... I know it is just near to impossible as I like to experience all types of traditional as well as fusion food and as you all know traditional Indian food is super tasty but full of calories. Some times my fun, food and nutrition changes slightly Into fun, food and taste and I love it.

Recently got a chance to explore Marathi food as very close friend Belongs to Maharashtra and Marathi SHE Makes very tasty cuisine ...... SHE Taught me, how to make traditional cuisine like pooran poli, aamti, bhakri, misal pav, vada kotambir etc. I tried almost all of them and it Turned out to be very nice. 
I love the tradition of serving Puran poli ... a simple mixture of Soaked and boiled légumes and jaggery (Puran) in wheat flour stuffed pedas (poli) and rolled to make pooran poli into circuls,  in Maharashtra pooranpoli offered as parsadam. It can not only be Offered as a 'prasadam', be made as a main meal and served along with aamti. Its nutritional profile is another rich to include it as part of everyday diet. légumes are excellent sources of protein used, fiber and folate. It also is a rich source of iron, calcium and other essential minerals. 

My younger daughter just loves Puran poli, I make it very often..  just to see smile on her pretty face  ..... thanks for sharing such 'a nice Vibha traditional recipe with me ... it's just awesome. 

Though making Puran poli is little time but I am sure you Consuming will fold của sleeves for this tasty bite ... just follow step by step recipe for ur done !!!

My photo uploader is not working properly so i created photo collage of step by step recipe i hope this will help you ....

Pooran poli

How to go about:
1 cup Powdered jaggery / Gur
Chana dal 1 cup / skinned spilled Bengal gram
3 cups water for cooking the chana dal pressure
2 tsp ghee
1 tsp fennel powder / saunf
¾ to 1 tsp dry ginger powder / saunth
½ tsp cardamom powder or finely crushed 4-5 Cardamoms
¼ tsp nutmeg powder / powder jaiphal
2 tsp coconut powder (optional) 

for the poli - outer covering:
11/2 cups whole wheat flour / atta + ½ cup all purpose flour / Maida (or you can use 2 cups whole wheat cũng thay flour)
1 tsp oil or ghee
½ tsp salt or as required
¼ tsp turmeric powder / haldi (optional, to give a faint yellow color to the poli)
water Knead the dough as required to
oil or ghee for frying as required the Puran poli


1) Wash the dal well under cold running water till water runs clear. Soak it enough warm water for 30-45 Into minutes or soak for 1 to 1 1/2 hours in normal water.

2) Drain the soaking water and discard, add to pressure cooker dal with fresh 2 1/2 cups of water. Close the lid, put the weight on and turn the heat to medium. Cook for 4 whistles or the dal dal is cooked till but not mushy. Please adjust to your cooking time theo place like we were in Srinagar khi use it to take a little longer to cook. 

3) Drain the water in a bowl keep aside for later use. Very lightly press the dal, considering all the water will drain out through sieve and dal will get mashed a bit. By pressing, very soft and mashed dal ít will drain with water will help to thicken this the 'aamti'. If you are not then you can aamti making use this water for soup or mix Dal flour to make chapatis print.

4) Take mashed dal in a pan with jaggery. Turn the heat on medium and start cooking.  It will start to melt. keep stirring.

5) When jaggery melts completely, it will be very thin consistency. Continue stirring and cooking.  It will start to thicken up. Along with stirring, so scrap the pan sides and bottom to Prevent from sticking.

6) Add cardamom powder and saffron, mix well. 

7) It is really simple to check Puran is right consistency: spatula or spoon take, insert vertically in the center, if it stands then it is ready like this, turn off the stove. If spoon falls down then it needs to be cook more. (These are tricks mà can only share with you của friend Vibha thanks; p)

8) Let the stuffing cool to touch, meanwhile make dough.

pooran poli

For the dough:

1) Mix in a bowl of salt and atta. Drizzle oil and rub the flour using Fingertips Into.

2) Then start kneading the dough by adding water a little time. You have to Knead for about 4-5 min it nicely. Smooth and soft dough nên, just like paratha dough. Cover and let it rest for 15 minues.

3) Now Puran is cool to the touch and the dough is rested. Divide the 6 equal portions Into Puran and smooth balls. (Do not put the pan (chứa We Made Puran) in the sink to wash, Because We will use the same pan to make 'katachi amti')

4) Also divide the dough Into equal portions and make smooth 6 balls. Flatten it out giữa của palms.

5) Work with one flattened dish at a time. Into 3 inch diameter circle Roll.

6) Put the stuffing in the center ball and start gathering the edges, pinch to seal in the center.

pooran poli

7) Flatten it with the help of Your Hand.

8) Into Dust little flour and roll gently 5-6 inch diameter Into poli

9) Heat the skillet on medium heat or tawa. Once hot place and let it cook poli one on bottom side.

10) When cooked and turnd light brown, flip it.

11) Smear some ghee on top.

12) Flip and cook by pressing gently with spatula.

13) Smear some ghee, by this time bottom part has brown spots and it is ít cooked.

14) Flip and cook the other side by pressing again.  If it will puff up đúng rolled.
15) Once cooked from Both Sides, remove it to the plate, apply some more on top and serve hot ghee ngay.
Enjoy with aamti pooran poli :) 


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