Bobbatlu Recipe | Paruppu Pooran Poli Recipe

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Pooran Poli is the most favorite sweet of everyone in our family. My mom is an expert in preparing this. I learnt this recipe from her.

For Dough
Maida / All Purpose Flour 1 Cup
Turmeric Powder A Pinch
Salt A Pinch
Oil / Ghee 2 Tablespoons
Water As Required
For Pooran
Channa Dhal 3/4 Cup
Jaggery 1 Cup
Grated Coconut 1/2 Cup
Cardamom Powder 1/2 Teaspoon

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Preparation Method
  • Take maida/ all purpose flour in a bowl and add turmeric powder, salt, 1 tablespoon of oil and mix well.
  • Add water little by little and knead it well to make a soft dough.
  • Finally add another tablespoon of oil to the top of the kneaded dough and let it remain for 2 hours.
  • Wash the channa dhal and pressure cook for 3 whistles.

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  • Take out the channa dhal and drain the water completely and spread them on a kitchen towel or a cloth for the moisture to get absorbed.
  • Grind the dhal to a powder consistency and keep it ready.
  • Heat a pan and add the powdered dhal and Jaggery. Mix them till the jaggery melts and blends well with the dhal.
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  • At this stage add the grated coconut and keep mixing. Finally add the cardamom powder and turn off the flame and transfer to another bowl.
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  • Split the dough and the puran into equal sized balls and keep it separate.
  • Grease an aluminium foil / banana leaf with oil and place the dough ball on it.
  • Gently spread the dough to a circular shape using the palm.
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  • Keep the puran ball in the middle and seal it carefully by bringing together the corners of the dough to the center.
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  • Grease your palm with little oil and press it very gently to a flat circle. Make sure the puran doesn’t come out .
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  • Heat a tawa and once it is hot grease it with ghee / oil and place the bobbatlu and sprinkle some ghee on the top.
  • Wait for a minute and turn it to the other side.
  • Once both the sides are cooked well, transfer to the plate.
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  1. wow thats an super soft and perfectly made puran poli :) tempting me dear !! very well explained post !!

  2. I never made this by myself as I always gulped down many of them when my mum tried :) Lemme use your recipe n try it out ...

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