Tuesday, 22 March 2011

Puran Poli or Holige

For filling:
Yellow spilt peas- 1 cup
jaggery- 1 cup
cardamom powder- 1/2 tspn
water-1/2 litre

For dough:
plain flour- 1/2 cup
wheat flour(wholemeal or chapati flour)-1/2 cup

Cooking Method:
  • In a mixing bowl, add plain flour,wheat flour, salt.
  • Heat 3-4 tbspn of oil and add to the mixing bowl.Mix it well with water and make into a smooth dough.dont make it too though.let it be very smooth.
  • keep it aside for 1/2 an hour.
  • Put the water in a vessel and bring it to boil.add yellow split peas and boil until they are cooked well.
  • drain the water and add jaggery and heat till the jaggery melts.
  • Take it out from heat and grind the mixture to very smooth paste.Dont let any yellow split pea to remain.
  • Now grease your hands with oil.take small amount of dough. Make it flat.
  • Take  double size filling and fill it into the dough so that the dough covers the whole filling.
  • Apply oil and roll it on a flat surface by applying oil.
  • shallow fry on the pan both sides.
Serving Suggestions:
Serve hot with ghee and popadum.


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