Puran poli is a popular Maharashtrian recipe made during Ganesh Chaturthi or Diwali or any other festive occasion Served piping hot with a dollop of ghee, it is flavorful and filling. Puran Poli is a flatbread stuffed with a sweet lentil stuffing.
In Marathi language the sweet stuffing is called as Puran and the bread is called as Poli. This puran poli recipe has spices like ground cardamom, ground fennel seeds, ground nutmeg and ground dry ginger added to the stuffing.
Puran Poli is just like a Paratha, but with a sweet filling. The dough for it is made with whole wheat flour, salt, turmeric powder, water, and ghee. The stuffing inside is made with cooked chana dal, jaggery, and ghee. This mixture is flavored with nutmeg powder, fennel powder and cardamom powder, which enhances the taste of these Polis even more and also lends it a beautiful aroma.