Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Pooran podi

Wish you happy gudi padwa / happy new year .

Ingredients to make 5-6 pooran podi

For stuffing
1 cup chana daal yellow lentil
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup water to boil
1/2 tsp of ilayachi or cardomom pwdr
A pinch of nutmeg powder
A pinch of salt

For chapati
1 cup wheat flour
A pinch if salt
1 tsp oil
1 cup  water to knead

Wash and boil lentil in cooker with pinch of salt up to three whistles in medium low . Turn off heat and let it get cold . Meanwhile knead dough with salt and water .
Now cook daal in low heat with sugar , 1 cardomom powder,a pinch of nutmeg powder. And reduce water untill it gets to thick paste consistancy . Turn off heat and let it get cold , then refrigerate it for minimum 1 hour .

To make podi you divide dough into six portions of small size .
Roll them into palm sized flat circles .
Add 1 tbsp of lentil paste at the center .
Close it from all sides .
Dab it with your hands .
Roll them with stuffing into hand sized flat bread .
Cook it with butter or ghee on the flat pan .

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