Tel Poli

TelPoli

TelPoli

Tel Poli is sweet stuffed flat bread that is a traditional dessert of Maharashtrians.  The aroma while making Tel Poli at home and the delicious taste while eating it is just awesome.

 

Preparation Time: 10 Minutes.

Cooking Time: 30 Minutes,

Total Time: 40 Minutes,

Serves for: 2.

 

 

Ingredients For the stuffing mixture:

 

1) 1 cup Chana Dal

2) 1 cup jaggery

3) 3 cup water

4) 1 tsp of dry ginger powder

5) 1/2 tsp cardamom powder

6) 1/2 tsp nutmeg powder

 

Ingredients for the Poli Dough:

 

1) 1/2 cup all purpose flour

2) 2 tbsp semolina

3) 1/2 cup Oil

4) Salt to taste

5) water as required to knead the dough

6) 1 cup ghee

Method:

For preparing the Stuffing:

 

Rinse the chana dal and soak for at least 2 hours,  boil it for at least 15 minutes.

Strain the cooked dal, the dal has to be strained well.

Heat pan and add chana dal and jaggery.

Stir and let this mixture cook on a low flame till the mixture become dry.

Add the dry ginger powder, nutmeg powder, cardamom powder.

Keep on stirring the mixture at intervals.

Once the mixture become dry and thick switch off the flame.

Let it cool and then mash the stuffing mixture in mixer and keep aside.

 

Preparing the poli dough:

 

Take semolina, all purpose flour add salt, water and knead a soft smooth dough.

Cover it and keep aside.

Add 1/2 cup of oil and keep aside for 1-2 hours.

 

Method for making Tel Poli:

 

Take a medium size ball from dough.

Spread it on your palm by using fingers.

Make a bowl and place a mixture of  stuffing in the center of it.

Bring the edges together towards the center and join all the edges and pinch them.

Take a plastic sheet or foil paper apply little oil over it.

Roll out stuffed balls into very thin roundels.

On a heated tawa place poli and spread some Oil.

Once  the one side gets browned, turned over and cook the other side.

Make all the Tel polies this way.

Serve with ghee.

 

How to make Maharashtrian Telpoli – Authentic Stepwise Recipe

With Pictures:

1)Rinse the chana dal and soak for at least 2 hours,  boil it for at least 15 minutes. Strain the cooked dal, the dal has to be strained well.

 

Telpoli

Telpoli

 

2) Heat pan and add chana dal and jaggery.

 

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3) Stir and let this mixture cook on a low flame till the mixture become dry.Add the dry ginger powder, nutmeg powder, cardamom powder.Keep on stirring the mixture at intervals. Once the mixture become dry and thick switch off the flame. Let it cool and then mash the puran mixture in mixer and keep aside.

 

TelPoli

TelPoli

 

4) Take semolina, all purpose flour add salt, water and knead a soft smooth dough.Cover it and keep aside.

 

Telpoli

Telpoli

 

Telpoli

Telpoli

 

Telpoli

Telpoli

 

Telpoli

Telpoli

 

5)Add 1/2 cup of oil and keep aside for 1-2 hours.

 

Telpoli

Telpoli

 

6) Take a medium size ball from dough. Spread it on your palm by using fingers. Make a bowl and place a mixture of  stuffing in the center of it.

 

Telpoli

Telpoli

 

Telpoli

Telpoli

 

7) Bring the edges together towards the center and join all the edges and pinch them.

 

Telpoli

Telpoli

 

8) Take a plastic sheet or foil paper apply little oil over it. Roll out stuffed balls into very thin roundels.

 

Telpoli

Telpoli

 

Telpoli

Telpoli

 

9) On a heated tawa place poli and spread some Oil.

 

Telpoli

Telpoli

 

10) Once  the one side gets browned, turned over and cook the other side.

 

Telpoli

Telpoli

 

11) Make all the Tel polies this way.

 

Telpoli

Telpoli

 

 

 



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