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Puran poli is a famous sweet Indian flat-bread. There is the Gujarati puran poli and Maharashtrian puran poli ways of making it. The difference between two is the dals used, the Gujarati puran poli is made using toovar dal while the Maharashtrian puran poli uses chana dal.

We focus here on how to make Gujarati puran poli? We have used simple ingredients like toovar dal, jaggery, saffron, ghee and elaichi to make Gujarati puran poli. The dough of Gujarati puran poli is made using whole wheat flour and oil.

The perfect preparation of Gujarati puran poli is considered a highly-skilled task… an art actually! Its unique flavour and characteristic aroma can be attributed to the special Indian spices used. Gujarati puran poli is also known as vedmi in Gujarat and uppittu in Malayalam. puran poli is rich in flavours is a great option to be served in festive season.

Puran poli has a lot many variations and is prepared in different ways in all across the country. Puran poli also works as a great tiffin treat, it is like wise loved by adults and kids. When i have left-over made from dinner, my family prefers having it next morning as breakfast with a hot cup of tea.

You can also try other traditional Gujarati rotis like Padvali Roti, it tastes great with Aamras and Satpadi Roti which tastes awesome as it is or can be enjoyed with any subzi.

Enjoy puran poli recipe | Gujarati puran poli | authentic puran poli | vedmi | with detailed step by step photos and video below.

Puran Poli ( Gujarati Recipe)

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Puran Poli ( Gujarati Recipe) recipe - How to make Puran Poli ( Gujarati Recipe)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     15Makes 15 puran polis
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Ingredients


For The Puran Poli Dough
2 cups whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
2 tbsp oil

For The Puran Poli Filling
1 cup toovar (arhar) dal , wash and drained
1 1/4 cups chopped jaggery (gur)
a few saffron (kesar) strands
2 tbsp ghee
1/4 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder

Other Ingredients For Puran Poli
whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling
ghee for smearing

Method
For the puran poli dough

    For the puran poli dough
  1. Combine the flour and oil in a bowl and knead into a soft dough using enough water.
  2. Divide the dough into 15 equal portions and keep aside.

For the puran poli filling

    For the puran poli filling
  1. Dissolve the saffron in a 2 tsp water in a bowl, mix well and keep aside for 15 to 20 minutes.
  2. Combine the dal with 1½ cups of water in a presser cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  3. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  4. Heat the ghee in a broad non-stick pan, add the dal and jiggery, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 10 to 12 minutes or till the mixture thickens, while stirring continuously and mashing at regular intervals.
  5. Add the cardamom powder and saffron-water mixture and mix well.
  6. Cool slightly and divide it into 15 equal portions. Keep aside.

How to proceed to make puran poli

    How to proceed to make puran poli
  1. To make puran poli, roll out one portion of the dough into a 100 mm. (4") diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
  2. Place a portion of the filling in the center and fold the edges of the dough over the filling. Pinch the edges together to seal the filling.
  3. Flatten the dough and roll again into a 100 mm. (4") diameter circle, using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
  4. Cook on a tava (griddle) over a medium flame, till it turns golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  5. Repeat with the remaining dough and filling to make 14 more puran polis.
  6. Smear a little ghee on each puran poli and serve hot.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per puran poli
Energy195 cal
Protein4.6 g
Carbohydrates30.8 g
Fiber3.1 g
Fat6.3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium6.6 mg
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For the Dough of the Puran Poli

    For the Dough of the Puran Poli
  1. To make a dough for puran poli recipe | Gujarati puran poli | authentic puran poli | vedmi | Take a deep bowl and add the whole wheat flour to it.
  2. Add the oil to it. The oil adds softness to the dough.
  3. Knead into a soft dough using approximately 1 cup of water. Always add water little by little as excess water will make the dough sticky and extra soft which will make it difficult to roll.
  4. Divide the dough into 15 equal portions and keep aside.

For the filling for Puran Poli

    For the filling for Puran Poli
  1. To make the puran poli recipe | Gujarati puran poli | authentic puran poli | vedmi | wash the toovar dal very well atleast 2 to 3 times in enough water.
  2. Drain the dal and keep aside.
  3. In a small bowl, put the saffron. Saffron or Kesar not only gives a winderful color but also gives a unique taste to the filling.
  4. To this add 2 tsp of warm water and rub the saffron. By doing this, we are releasing the color from the saffron. Keep aside for 15 to 20 minutes.
  5. to make the filling of the Puran Poli, in a pressure cooker, add the toovar dal. This is a gujarati style puran poli which uses this dal but maharashtrians make it with chana dal.
  6. Add 1½ cups of water.
  7. Mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  8. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. This is very important as otherwise the dal won't cook properly.
  9. Take a broad non-stick pan and heat the ghee in it. Ghee gives a wonderful flavor to the Puran Poli.
  10. To this, add the dal.
  11. Now add the jaggery. You can use sugar as well but jaggery is the traditional way of making it.
  12. Mix well.
  13. Cook on a medium flame for 10 to 12 minutes or till the mixture thickens, while stirring continuously and mashing at regular intervals. You know it is cooked when the mixture starts leaving the pan.
  14. Now add the saffron-water mixture.
  15. Mix well to incorporate.
  16. Transfer to a plate and let it cool slightly.
  17. If the mixture shapes into a ball without sticking to your hand, if it perfect.

How to proceed for the Puran Poli

    How to proceed for the Puran Poli
  1. Roll out one portion of the dough into a 100 mm. (4") diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
  2. Place a portion of the filling in the center.
  3. Fold the edges of the dough over the filling.
  4. Pinch the edges together to seal the filling.
  5. Flatten the dough and roll again into a 100 mm. (4") diameter circle, using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
  6. Cook on a tava (griddle) over a medium flame, till the Puran Poli (Gujarati style puran poli) turns golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  7. Repeat with the remaining dough and filling to make 14 more puran polis | Gujarati puran poli | authentic puran poli | vedmi |
  8. Smear a little ghee on each Puran Poli (Gujarati style puran poli) and serve hot.

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