Thursday, 15 March 2018

Shahi Puran Poli

Shahi Puran Poli

The festival of Gudi Padawa holds a special significance for the people of 
Maharashtra as it is considered a very auspicious occasion. Many mouth 
watering and delicious dishes prepared on Gudi Padawa. Puran Poli is most
popular among them.

Puran Poli is roti or poli with delicious, mouth watering stuffing. the stuffing made
with chana dal, Sugar, ghee, cardamom powder and the outer part is prepared
whole wheat flour or maida.

The methods of preparing puran poli varies from people to people. I am sharing
the recipe of Shahi Puran Poli which has saffron, cardamom flavoured chana 
dal stuffing with richness of cashew nuts, almonds, pistachio, raisins, nutmeg etc.
Try this delicious Shiahi Puran Poli recipe on the auspicious day of Gudi Padwa.

Shahi Puran Poli

Shahi Puran Poli


For dough:

2 cups whole wheat flour
2 tbsp pure ghee
Water as required

For filling:

1 cup chana dal
1 cup sugar
2 tbsp ghee
1/2 tsp cardamom powder
2-3 tbsp cashew nut finely chopped
5-6 almond finely chopped
5-6 pistachio finely chopped
2 tbsp desiccated coconut
8-10 strands of saffron soaked in milk
5-6 raisins
1 tbsp ghee 
Water as required
Ghee for frying
Sesame seeds for garnishing 


1.Take wheat flour in a big bowl, add ghee and mix well.

2. Make a soft dough by adding enough water and keep it aside
    for 1/2 an hour.

3. Clean, wash and pressure cook chana dal with enough water
    till done.

4. Drain excess water from channa dal and grind in a coarse paste.

5. Heat 2 tbsp ghee in a pan, add dal paste, sugar, all dry fruits and cook
    on medium  heat till thickens, while stirring continuously.

6. Add cardamom powder, mix well, remove from heat filling is ready.

7. Make small balls of filling.

8. Knead the dough, make small balls out of it.

9. Take 1 ball of dough, flatten it a bit,  keep a filling ball in center of

10. Seal the edges of the dough over the filling and flatten it.

11. Dust it wheat flour and roll to a thick poli.

12. Heat a tawa, place the poli on it, drizzle ghee and cook the poli
      on both sides, until brown spots appear. 

13. Puran Poli is ready, garnish with sesame seeds.

14. Serve hot with a pure ghee and sharikhand.

Shahi Puran Poli


1.You can also use toover dal to prepare filling.

2. Jaggery can be used in place of sugar.

3. Fine flour can be used in place of whole wheat floor to prepare the poli.

4. You can roll puran poli thick or thin as per your choice.

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