All purpose flour – 1 cup
Turmeric powder – 1/4th tsp
Water – 1 cup
Coconut oil – 1 tsp
Jaggery – 1 cup
Grated Fresh Coconut – 1 cup
A Few Cardamom Pods
1.In a wide bowl, add the all purpose flour, salt, turmeric powder and water gradually while kneading it.
2.Once the dough is ready, add coconut oil, and gently knead it into the dough. Keep the dough aside for 15 to 20 minutes.
3.Grind the grated fresh coconut without adding any water.
4.For the filling, take a little water in a pot, and add jaggery to it and let it melt.
5.After it melts, strain the jaggery syrup to remove impurities.
6.Add the coconut to the strained jaggery syrup. Pound some fresh cardamom and add it as well. Cook it till all the moisture evaporates and it reaches a thick consistency. Allow it to cool.
7.Take a little dough and flatten it, then place some coconut filling in the centre and seal the dough from all sides. Flatten it a little bit.
8.Dust enough all purpose flour, and roll it out gently, you can roll it into medium thickness.
9.Heat a tawa and roast the coconut puran poli using ghee. Once done, your coconut puran poli is ready to be served with ghee.
Serves – 4
Cooking time – 45 minutes
Preparation time – 30 minutes