Puran Poli Recipe

Puran poli is a very commonly made traditional Maharashtrian dessert.Puran puli is a roti stuffed with chana dal and jaggery mixture. Learn how to make puran poli at home.

Puran Poli


  • 1 cup Maida
  • 1 pinch Turmeric Powder
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 2 tsp Ghee
  • Water enough to make dough
  • 6 tbsp Oil
  • Oil / Ghee for frying

Inner Filling

  • 1 1/2 cup Jaggery
  • 1 1/4 cup Bengal Gram Dal
  • 1/4 tsp Cardamom Powder

How To Make Puran Poli :

  1. Blend the ghee and masala with the maida. Using water make a soft smooth dough.
  2. Leave under a wet cloth for 40-50 minutes. Knead again.
  3. Put in the 6 tbsps oil and knead till completely absorbed. Cover and leave aside for 4 hours.
  4. Put the dal in the cooker till one whistle. Drain the water.
  5. Grind to a paste and with the jaggery and cardamom powder. The
    filling should not be watery.
  6. Make small balls of the filling. Divide the dough into small
    balls and flatten them.
  7. Place one ball of filling on the dough and cover and seal up the filling.
  8. Carefully roll out the dough into thick puris making sure the
    filling does not come out.
  9. Fry on a tawa pouring ghee around it. Cook on both sides. PuranPoli is ready to be served.