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Puran Poli

Ingredients :

Use 2 cups – bengal gram (channa dal)
Use 2 cups – jaggery
Use 1 tsp – cardamom powder
Use 1 cup – plain flour (all-purpose)
Use 1 tbsp – ghee
Use 1 tbsp – oil for brushing
Use warm water to knead dough
Use ghee or oil for shallow fry

Preparation:

Boil bengal gram in water till soft and drain. Mash jaggery till lumps break, mix well into dal.
Put mixture in a heavy based saucepan and cook till a soft lump is formed.
Add cardamom powder and grind the mixture to a thick paste. Keep aside.
Mix ghee, flour, add enough water to make a soft dough. Brush with a oil and knead for 10-15 minutes until smooth.
Cover with a lid and set aside for 1 hour. Take a small sized ball of dough, roll into a small round. Place same sized ball of sweet mix in the centre and seal.
Re-roll carefully to a medium sized round rotis. Heat an iron griddle over medium heat.
Shallow fry on griddle like a paratha adding ghee or oil on both sides. Roast till golden brown.
Serve hot.

[Pic courtesy- Bongong]