Monday, April 22, 2013

Bobbatlu / Puran Poli Festival Special

For Purnam / For Filling
Chana dal / senaga pappu – 1 cup
Sugar – 1 cup or Sugar: Jaggery / bellam – ½ cup: ½ cup
Coconut dessicated – ¼ cup
Cardamon powder – ½ tsp
Water – 3 cups

For outer layer
Maida / All purpose flour – 1 cup
Salt – ¼ tsp
Oil – 4 Tsp
Ghee – 2 tsp
Water to make dough

For Purnam (For filling)

  1. In a wide deep bowl, add chana dal, water. Cook until ¾.
  2. Strain it. Don’t throw the water. Keep the water aside.
  3. Cool the dal. In a mixi jar, add dal, sugar or sugar: jaggery and make it as paste.
  4. Add coconut, cardamon powder and mix well.
  5. Divide into lemon size balls.

For outer layer

  1. Combine maida, salt and enough water to make soft and sticky dough. Add oil (3 Tsp) and knead well.
  2. Keep it aside for 30 mins.

For Bobbatlu

  1. Grease your hands with oil and take a small portion of dough.
  2. Flatten it into 3” size. Place Purnam ball in the center and cover the ball by pulling the dough from all sides.
  3. Take a plastic sheet and apply oil to the sheet.
  4. Place the ball in between 2 covers and flatten carefully using your fingers.
  5. Heat a pan, add ghee and place the bobbatu. Fry it on low flame.
  6. Flip it. Apply ghee and wait for 2 – 3 mins. Serve.

Note: By using left over water we make tasty rasam.

Linking to:
Viji's Soul Food Show & Give away,
Foodabulous Fest Event organised by Simply TADKA and hosted by Pramitha love cooking,
Gayathri's WTML event hosted by Radhika,
Mj Delights event,
Pari's 'ONLY' Cooking with Legumes hosted  by Nalini,
Authentic Indian Sweets event hosted by Nivedhanam.

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  1. I have never tried making poli before this...would love to try some day...

  2. super delicious puran poli, i just love it any time.

  3. Puran Poli are my favorite!!! We call it Vedhami and use Toor daal filling!! But i have tasted this version also and like this too!!

  4. we prepare it during diwali festival.. well made shailaja..

  5. yummy and delicious poli dear :) just now saw that i was not in you follower's list . thought i have been following you :) thanks for the remainder dear :)

  6. Love puran poli, this looks delicious!

  7. Thank you for stopping by Dishing have a lovely space and am glad to follow you back!

  8. Puran poli looks delicious Love it Shailaja

  9. very inviting polis. tempting too. Also, do feel free to drop by my new blog - pick quicks when u get the time...glad if u wud be a follower there as well.

  10. Poli looks superb and delicious Shailaja :-)

  11. poli is looking so delicious... poli is one of my fav sweets... so authentic and so mouthwatering.. Thanks for sending this yummy recipe to my event.. Looking for more yummy recipes...

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  12. puran poli my all time fav, i'd like u to submit this at my giveaway and win something you really deserve shailaja a gift, for this wonderful homemade recipe

  13. Wow it looks super :-)


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