Puran Poli is aFlat bread stuffed with a sweet lentil filling prepared with Chana dal/Split bengal gram dal , jaggery and little cardamom powder. Puran meaning Stuffing and Poli meaning Cover in Marathi langauge in enjoyed in most of the households.
For Stuffing/ Puran:
1 Cup Chana dal Soaked for 3-4 hours
3 Tbsp Powdered Jaggery
Pinch of Cardamom Powder
1/2 Tsp Dry Ginger Powder
It is the Same atta dough we use for our Chappattis or Rotis. I have added ajwain to the dough which is optional.
1/4 tsp ajwain/carom seeds(optional)
Prepare the dough and keep aside.
Take the chana dal in a pressure cooker and cook till done.
Strain the chana dal and mash with a spoon or potato masher . Add jaggery , ginger powder and cardamom powder.
Cook the dal mixture in a pan so that all water evaporates.
Now let it cool.
Now divide the dough into equal parts and stuff the dal mixture into it.
Roll and cook both sides on a gridle. Apply butter or ghee to both sides.
Enjoy with spicy Pickle.