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Puran Poli

Puran Poli is a traditional India dish made from flour and jaggery during festival time.

Puran Poli is an Indian sweet made with flour, ghee, sugar and water. It is often prepared on the occasion of Diwali or Holi.

It is like a stuffed paratha filled with dal, jaggery and coconut.

Puran poli can be eaten as a snack or dessert or served as an accompaniment to main dishes.

Puran Poli

Puran Poli
5 from 2 votes

Puran Poli

Puran Poli is a traditional India dish made from flour and jaggery during festival time.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time25 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 2 people


  • 2 cup Wheat Flour
  • 3 cup Chana Dal
  • 3 cup Sugar or Jaggery
  • 1 cup Ghee
  • 5 Cardamoms powdered
  • as required Water
  • as per taste Salt


  • 1/4 Nutmeg – 1/4 grated


  • Mix flour with water.
  • Knead well to make a stiff dough.
  • Cover the dough and keep aside for 2 hours.
  • Pressure cook the dal and strain out the water.
  • Once the dal has cooled, add sugar along with 1 tbsp of ghee.
  • Cook on low flame till the gram mixture is soft and sticky.
  • Knead the dough again, adding salt, water and oil, little at a time, till the dough becomes pliable.
  • Grind the dal and sugar mixture to a smooth consistency adding a little milk if it is too dry.
  • Add cardamom powder and nutmeg powder.
  • Take a lime-sized lump of the dough and a little larger lump of the dal mixture.
  • Roll out two rounds from the dough on a board sprinkled with rice flour, into flat rounds of about 7 inch in diameter.
  • Cover on round with the dal mixture, leaving half an inch at the edges, and then cover this with the second round.
  • Roll again over this to seal them together, pinching the edges to seal well.
  • Roll out like a thick chapati.
  • Heat ghee on a hot griddle and put the puran poli on it.
  • Keep pressing and turning it so that it cooks well on both sides.
  • Keep adding ghee all around to brown it evenly without sticking to the griddle.
  • Serve hot.


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Vijayluxmi Naidoo August 25, 2022 - 9:06 am

Thx u for sharing u tasty recipe do have a video to share with me thx u

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shefali September 23, 2010 - 9:35 am

nice one.

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Mathew joseph September 2, 2010 - 1:01 pm


5 from 2 votes (2 ratings without comment)

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