Kesari poli

You can make this dish with leftover kesari/sheera also


1 cup roasted rava
1 3/4 cups sugar or jaggery
2 cups water
1 tsp cardamom powder
2 cups all purpose flour/maida
Pinch of salt
3 tbsp oil

Heat water and add the rava to it. Cook on low flame till soft and add sugar/jaggery and cardamom powder. Mix well and when it gets thick, cool it. Make balls of it.

Make a soft dough of all purpose flour, pinch of salt and water. Add oil to it and mix well to make it elastic. Keep covered for 1 hour. Make balls of it.

Roll out the dough into small puri, place a ball of filling in the center and cover it well from all sides. Dust with flour and roll out again into thick polis ensuring that the filling does not come out. Cook it on a tava on low flame till brown spots appear on both sides using little ghee.

Thanks Shanti of Shanti Krishnakumar's cookbook for this lovely award

how to make boli, poli recipe, sweet roti or chapati recipe, south indian special sweet, using leftover kesari


chakhlere said...

Wow!! amazing idea!!
Looks great sweet for parties!!
I really liked this recipe!!
Thanks for sharing!!

Parita said...

Wow never made roti with sweet rava, very innovative and sounds yummy!

Ramya said...

Wow!!What an innovative dish!!Looks yummy

sowmya said...

good idea..sounds delicious..

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Ramya Kiran said...

Looks lovely! I bet it would taste great too.. Yum Yum!!

Curry Leaf said...

Innovative recipe.Very new for me.Looks lovely and from your words easy.Great Job EC

Nithya Praveen said...

Thats an interesting idea...the next time i have sheera left..i know wat to make thanks for sharing!Great recipe!

Akal's Saappadu said...

it's been a long time since I ate poli, nice idea of using the left-over kesari too :)
and congratulations for the award, enjoy!

Chitra said...

Poli is also in my try list 4 a long time..using left over kesari is a gud idea:)If possible, can u post carrot poli which iam searchin 4 a long time:)

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