Poli is a sweet flat roti and a popular sweet in
Made with all purpose flour,saffron or yellow
colouring,kneaded to a velvety soft dough,and
allowed to rest for a few hours.
Stuffed with gram dal,coconut and jaggery ,this
is a delicacy sold in almost any sweet shops of
South India .
Today’s recipe will be with sweet potato,jaggery
coconut combination and the dough with
wheat flour .
So now to the healthy sweet poli!
For the dough
2 cups wheat flour
1 tblsp sugar
1 tblsp ghee
Salt to taste
2 tblsp heated ghee
Enough water to knead
Bind all ingredients except curd to a soft dough.
Apply curd on the dough . Cover and start
making the filling .
For the filling
2-4 boiled and peeled sweet potato
1 cup coconut
1/2 cup jaggery ( or to taste)
1 tsp powdered cardamon
1/4 tsp nutmeg powder
1/4 tsp salt.
Heat the jaggery with a little water.Once it is
melted ,add coconut,and the rest of the
ingredients,and remove from fire.
Mash it well .Allow to cool .Divide portions and
make lemon sized balls.
Now , divide the dough into portions,roll out.
Keep the filing in the centre and bring the
edges in to form like a stuffed chappathi.Roll
out lightly .
Heat a griddle ,and cook on a slow fire till done.
Add a teaspoon of ghee for each chappathi.
You can add more if you like.