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Cooking Time

Preparation Time :1 Hr 0 Min

Cook Time : 45 Min

Total Time : 1 Hr 45 Min


Serves : 4
  • Split Bengal gram (chana dal) 1 1/4 cups

  • * Jaggery (gur) grated1 1/2 cups

  • * Saffron (kesar) 1/4 tsp

  • * Green cardamom powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • * Nutmeg powder 1/4 tsp

  • * Refined flour (maida) 1 1/2 cups

  • * Pure ghee 1/2 cup

  • salt less than 1/4 tsp


  • Wash and boil chana dal. Drain and coarsely grind it. In a pan add the dal, grated jaggery, saffron, cardamom powder and nutmeg powder and mix well.
  • Cook, stirring all the time till dry. It should resemble a soft ball. Remove and cool. Divide the stuffing into sixteen to twenty equal portions and roll into balls
  • Mix maida and salt. Add three tablespoons of ghee and sufficient water to make a soft dough. Cover with a damp cloth and keep aside for one hour.
  • Divide dough into sixteen to twenty equal portions and roll into balls. Flatten each ball in your palm, stuff with one portion of puran (stuffing), cover and seal the edges.
  • Dust it with flour and roll out into four to five inches diameter disk of medium thickness. Heat a tawa and cook puran poli until done on both sides.
  • Remove. Serve hot with generous helping of pure ghee on it and cold milk.