How to make Sakharechi Poli -

Tasty and delicious sweet chapattis.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Wholewheat flour, Powdered sugar (पिसी हुई चीनी)

Cuisine : Maharashtrian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Sakharechi Poli

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The Maharashtrian hospitality is legendary. The cuisine has subtle variety and strong flavours and varies from region to region. In ancient times in the more affluent homes, feasts often started at mid-day and ended when the sun set! The presentation of food was alluring with a practice to sing sacred verses to dedicate the meal to God.
Maharashtrian cuisine covers a wide range from being extremely mild to very spicy dishes. Wheat, rice, jowar, vegetables, lentils and fruit form important components of Maharashtrian diet. 
Everybody knows about the unbeatable taste of the Mumbai’s chaats! But there is so much more to explore and savour in the other regions of Maharashtra. 

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Sakharechi Poli Recipe

  • Wholewheat flour 2 cups

  • Powdered sugar as required

  • Salt a pinch

  • Pure ghee chilled 8 tablespo

  • Poppy seeds (khuskhus/posto) 2 tablespoons

  • Gram flour (besan) 2 tablespoons

  • Almonds coarsely powdered 15-20

  • Cashewnuts coarsely powdered 15


Step 1

Knead whole wheat flour with salt and sufficient water to make a soft dough. Cover with a damp cloth and rest for fifteen minutes. Roast khuskhus till lightly browned. Set aside.

Step 2

Lightly roast besan till lightly browned. Set aside .

Step 3

Take ghee in a bowl, add khuskhus, besan, powdered almonds and cashewnuts and powdered sugar and mix together to make a stiff stuffing. Divide the dough into marble sized portions. Roll each portion in dry flour and roll out into slightly thick chapattis.

Step 4

Heat a tawa. Place one chapatti on the worktop. Spread a little stuffing evenly over it. Place another chapatti over and seal the edges. Lightly roll. Brush off excess flour.

Step 5

Similarly make the remaining chapattis. Place the chapatti over the tawa and roast on low heat.

Step 6

Flip over and apply a little ghee on the surface. Flip again and apply a little ghee on the other side too. Roast till both the sides are crisp and light golden in colour.

Step 7

Cool slightly and serve.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.