Monday, 28 June 2010



For Dough:
Maida (all purpose flour)-1Cup
Milk -1Cup
Salt-As needed
For Pooranam:  
Channa dal-1/2 cup
grated coconut-1/2 cup
Jaggerry-1 1/2cup

Method for making Pooranam:
  1. Soak channa dal for about 4 hours or overnight.
  2. Pressure cook channa dal upto 3 whistles, cool down and grind it in a Mixer/Blender in to a paste and keep aside
  3. Take jaggerry in a heavy bottomed vessel and pour enough water to immerse jaggery. Heat the vessal to allow the jaggerry to boil, at one stage the jaggerry water will get frothy.
  4. Add the ground dal paste and coconut. Stir continuously without forming any lumps.
  5. Add cardamom powder and mix throughly. Keep stirring well untill the mixture starts leaving the sides of the vessel.
  6. Now the Poorama is ready.
Method for making Poli:
  1. Mix oil and salt in the flour and mix throughly.
  2. Add lukke warm milk and made in to a smooth dough.
  3. Take lemon size dough and Roll the dough ball to a thick adai and place small lemon size pooranam inside the dough and cover it fully.
  4. Roll carefully till the dough spreads and covers the pooranam as a thin layer.
  5. Heat tawa and grease with ghee/oil and cook on both sides till golden brown on both sides of the poli.
  6. Now Poli is ready to serve

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