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Puran Poli

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The most famous Maharashtrian treat – chana dal stuffing in wheat flour rotis.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Maa ki Dal.

Preparation Time : 26-30 minutes

Cooking time : 26-30 minutes

Servings : 4

Puran Poli

Main Ingredients

Whole wheat flour (atta), Split Bengal gram (chana dal)





Level Of Cooking



  • Whole wheat flour (atta)
    2 cups
  • Split Bengal gram (chana dal) boiled
    1 cup
  • Sugar
    1 cup
  • Green cardamom powder
    1/4 teaspoon
  • Nutmeg powder
    a pinch
  • Salt
    a pinch
  • Oil
    1 tablespoon
  • Ghee
    for cooking
  • Pure ghee
    1/2 cup


Step 1

Heat a deep non-stick pan. Add gram and sugar, mix well and cook for 15-20 minutes. Transfer in a puran yantra and finely grind it. Add cardamom powder, nutmeg powder and mix well.

Step 2

This is puran. Sieve wheat flour in a bowl. Add salt, oil, mix well and knead into a semi-soft dough using sufficient water.

Step 3

Divide dough into equal portions shaped into balls. Spread each ball into a katori, put a large portion of puran in it and seal into a ball.

Step 4

Dust your palms with little flour, press and roll out a ball into a large roti, dusting with flour. Similarly make other puran polis. Heat a non-stick tawa.

Step 5

Place a puran poli on it and cook till golden from both sides, using ghee. Smear ghee on puran polis and serve hot.

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