Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Whole Moong Dhal Poli/Sweet Flat Chappati

Whole Moong  Dhal Poli/Sweet Flat Chappati/Obbattu

Poli is Traditional Food mainly prepared on festival days.Poli is flat roti filling with sweet lentil.We can prepare various poli varieties like Channa dal poli, coconut poli, kesari poli,sweet potato poli.


For Dough

Plain Flour (Maida)  -  200 gram
Turmeric Pwd – ¼ tspn
Ghee  - 1 tspn
Salt – ¼ tspn
Water – ¼ cup
Sugar – ¼ tspn

For filling

Whole moong dhal  - 100 gram
Jaggery  - 50 gram
Grated coconut – ¼ cup
Cardamom pwd – ¼ tspn
Ghee  - 1 tspn


Soak whole (Green) moong dhal for 7 to 8 hours. Boil moong dhal in a pressure cooker and mash well. In a wide vessel add mashed moong dhal, jaggery, cardamom powder, grated coconut and ghee mix well and stir continuously till the consistency gets thick. Allow it to cool.
In a wide bowl add maida, salt, sugar, turmeric, and ghee mix well. Add water make soft dough and keep aside for one hour.
Prepare equal size balls (it will come nearly 5 balls)

Prepare thick puri and place the 1 tbspn filling inside and close gently dust the flour both side make thick chapatti .

Heat the pan and place the poli cook both side with little ghee. Repeat the same for rest of the balls (dough).

If we dust plain flour on both side poli filling will not come out side.
If we prepare the poli with flastic sheet shape will comes properly.

This Recipe is featured in Ananda vikatan   2011 Diwali Malar.

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  1. Yummy poli... My all time favorite....

  2. Very healthy poli akka... nice it came out in Anandha vikatan, gr8...

  3. Delicious poli love the soft one like these.

  4. Great one for the coming festivals!

  5. Congrats Jaleela for featuring in vikatan..

    Poli looks fabulous and delicious.

  6. Please send me a pic of this recipe ASAP to [riappyayan@gmail.com] for the round-up of Spotlight : festive treat2


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