Gur Poli Recipe

Gur Poli Recipe

Cuisine: Punjabi

Gur Poli Recipe: Gur Poli is a sweet flatbread made with jaggery and wheat flour, often prepared during festivals, showcasing the sweet delicacies of Indian cuisine.


  • 30 ml pure ghee

  • 3 cup jaggery grated

  • 1/2 cup sesame seeds (til)

  • 1/4 tsp green cardamom powder

  • 1/2 cup poppy seeds (khuskhus)

  • For Outer Covering

  • 2 cup Whole Wheat Flour (Atta)

  • 1 cup Refined Flour (maida)

  • Salt to taste

  • Water as required

  • 30 ml Oil


  • Sieve the flours.
  • Mix in salt, oil and water and knead into a soft dough.
  • Cover it with a damp cloth.
  • Keep aside.
  • Grate the jaggery.
  • Roast the poppy seeds and white sesame seeds separately.
  • Grind the poppy seeds and white sesame seeds to a coarse powder.
  • Melt the jaggery, mix in the ghee, poppy seeds, white sesame seeds, cardamom powder.
  • Stir fry on low heat up till it becomes firm.
  • Take off from heat up and keep aside to cool.
  • Divide kneaded dough into small equal-sized balls.
  • Stuff each ball with the jaggery mixture.
  • Roll out each ball into thin roundels.
  • Dust with flour if necessary.
  • Heat up a tawa to a low temperature
  • And stir fry the prepared gur-poli on moderate heat,
  • Till it is a light golden colour on both sides.
  • Serve hot or cold, with a pinch of hot melted ghee.

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