Sep 18, 2012

Puran Poli/ Obbattu

Puran poli is Maharashtra and Gujarat cuisine which made by Maharashtra’s on Fest seasons. Puran Poli is a sweet flatten Indian bread which made by filling of lentil and jaggery mixture. Under this recipe, Two word is used one is puran and second is poli. As puran include lentil and jaggery mixture but poli is flour dough with little turmeric color.
Puran Poli is Marathi dessert which served on auspicious day in India special in the state of Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa known by different name in different location like holige, obbattu, poli, puranachi poli and god poli etc.
Sometimes Toor dal is used in Gujarat and even Moong Dal also used some place with some nuts for differ flavors.
I post this recipe special for Blogging Marathon hosted by Srivalli Under theme of Ganesh Chaturthi. It’s awesome in taste and a complete meal nothing required to accomplish with Puran Poli.

Preparation Time: 50 Minutes
Cooking Time: 15 Minutes
Serving: 2 Puran Poli
For Poli
1 Cup All Purpose Flour/ Maida
1/8 Tsp. Turmeric powder
2 Tsp. Vegetable oil
For Puran
1/3 Cup Bengal Gram/ Chana Dal
3 Tbsp. Grated Fresh Coconut
3 Tbsp. Grated Jaggery
1/2 Tsp. Cardamom Powder
Other Ingredients
Ghee for Frying

How to prepare Puran:
Wash and soak the Bengal garm in water for 10 minutes and boil with 2 cup water till to 3 whistles in pressure cooker. Drain the excess water and sauté all ingredients boiled Bengal gram, cardamom powder, jaggery and coconut together for 10- 15 minutes on medium flame. Keep aside to cool and make fine powdered in mixer without using single drop of water. Now puran is ready to fill.
How to prepare Poli:
Combine all ingredients together and make soft dough with water and keep aside for 10 minutes and cover with wet clothe.
How to prepare Puran Poli:
Divide the dough into two equal portions and roll it little, add a big puran's portion just like ball in poli and cover it with dough and make flat bread with rolling pin.
Now heat the tawa and place it. Grease little ghee on both side and cook till to golden. Serve hot puran poli as sweet flatbread stuffed with lentil mixture.




  1. I can die for this irresistible puran polis,my fav ..

  2. Oh just love the poli... Simply great with step by step pictures... Thanks a lot for sending to my event...

    Event: Dish name starts with O

  3. Lovely pictures and a wonderful recipe..

  4. Wow tempting poli- Thanks for linking it to my First Event and giveaway

  5. this poli...lovely stuffing!

  6. Very inviting and tempting recipe.

  7. .Dear Preeti, pleae follow other rules to make it a valid entry. Have you followed me?
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  8. I LOVE this filling - this is going on my Recipes to Try pinboard

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  10. Looks yummy and I am drooling here....lovely!!


  11. Oh that looks so lovely.. Thanks for linking it to my event!! Please add the link to the event page and Mireille's page also!!

    Looking for more yummy entries!!
    Ongoing Event - Coconut
    Ongoing Event - Healthy Foods for Healthy Kids - Combo Meals


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