Maharashtrian Puran Poli

Maharashtrian Puran Poli

Cuisine: Maharashtrian

Maharashtrian Puran Poli: Puran Poli is a traditional Maharashtrian sweet flatbread made with a filling of cooked and sweetened chana dal (split chickpeas), jaggery, and flavored with cardamom.


  • 450 gms Chana Dal

  • 500 gms Sugar (Cheeni) or Jaggery (Gud)

  • 250 gms Wheat Flour (Gehun Ka Atta)

  • 50 gms Flour

  • 5 tsp Oil

  • 1/2 grated Nutmeg (Jaiphal)

  • 50 gms powdered Cardamom (Elaichi)

  • Pure ghee for serving


  • Wash the chana daal and cook with a little or just enough water.
  • Drain out the extra water.
  • Add sugar or jaggery to the cooked daal
  • And cook on low heat until the mixture becomes thick.
  • Remove from heat and pass it through a sieve while still hot.
  • Add grated nutmeg and cardamom powder.
  • Stir well and remove from heat and keep aside to cool.
  • Mix the wheat flour, flour, oil
  • With enough water knead into a smooth dough.
  • Keep it aside for an hour or two.
  • Divide the gram daal mixture into ping pong sized balls
  • And the flour dough into slightly smaller balls and roll them out a little.
  • Place the gram daal ball in the centre of the rolled flour dough
  • And close it to cover the filling completely.
  • Roll out into a chapati and bake on a non stick tawa till done on both sides,
  • Add regularly a little ghee around.
  • Fry till done.
  • Serve hot with pure ghee.

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