Puran Poli

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Puran Poli


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :15 Min

Cook Time : 1 Hr 0 Min

Total Time : 1 Hr 15 Min


Serves : 4
  • 3/4 cup chickpeas chana dal

  • 3/4 cup Sugar or Jaggery (gud)

  • 1/2 teaspoon Cardamom Powder (elaichi

  • 1/8 teaspoon Nutmeg Powder (jaifal), optional

  • 4 tablespoons for smearing Ghee

  • 1 cup Wheat Flour for rolling

  • 1½ tablespoons Oil

  • Wash tuvar dal in water for 2-3 times and soak it in water for 30 minutes. Drain excess water and pressure-cook it with 1½ cups water in a pressure cooker for 3 whistles over medium flame. Let pressure inside cooker comes down naturally; open the lid and drain any excess water.


  • firstly, in a large bowl take 1 cup chana dal and soak for 3 hours with enough water. few chana dal just need ½ hour of soaking.
  • now in a pressure cooker, place a vessel pouring water at the bottom of cooker.
  • transfer the soaked chana dal along 3 cup water and 1 tsp oil.
  • pressure cook on medium flame for 5 whistles.
  • once the pressure settles down, open the cooker and drain off the water. allow resting for 30 minutes, making sure to drain off all the water from chana dal.
  • take cooked chana dal in the kadai and add 1 cup jaggery.
  • mix well until the jaggery melts.
  • continue to mix by mashing the chana dal.
  • cook until the mixture thickens and starts to separate from the pan.
  • the mixture will start to hold the shape
  • cool the mixture slightly and transfer the mixture to the mixi.
  • also, add jaiphal powder andcardamom powder.
  • now place a sieve in a large bowl, transfer the prepared mixture
  • press and pass the chana dal mixture through a sieve. this helps to prevent any chana dal to be leftover.
  • Puran is ready
  • firstly, in a large mixing bowl take 2 cup wheat flour,and salt.
  • mix well making sure everything is combined well.
  • now add water as required and knead the dough well.
  • knead to smooth and soft dough punching well.
  • further grease 1 tsp of oil, cover and rest for 30 minutes.
  • firstly, pinch a ball sized dough and flatten well.
  • also, pinch a ball sized puran (chana dal stuffing)
  • place the puran in centre of dough.
  • stuff the puran and pinch off the excess dough securing tight.
  • furthermore, dust the ball with wheat flour and flatten with hand.
  • roll in one direction making sure the puran poli is thin.
  • now put the rolled puran poli over hot tawa.
  • grease ghee and flip over and cook both sides pressing slightly.
  • Puran poli is ready. It is very authentic and traditional recipe. This recipe belong to Maharashtra. We prepared it festiv occasion.