Obattu for Ugadi

Ugadi festival is around the corner and Obattu is the special dish prepared for the occassion.


1 cup grated coconut
1/2 cup grated jaggery
Cardamom powder
1 cup maida
A pinch of salt
A pinch of turmeric powder
4 tsp oil

Make a soft dough of maida, salt, turmeric powder with water. Add oil and knead it well. Keep it covered for about 20 to 30 minutes. Heat the grated jaggery with very little water and when it starts becoming thick, add the coconut and cardamom powder and mix well. Cool for some time and make small balls of it.

Take a medium sized ball of maida dough, roll out into small puri and place the ball of filling in the center. Close with maida dough from sides and roll out into a chapatis, ensuring the filling doesnt come out. Cook them on a medium hot tava till you get brown spots on both sides.

Serve with some ghee.

poli with coconut filling, pur

My contribution to Sweet series: Puran Polis event hosted by Mythreyee of Paajaka Recipes an poli recipe, how to make obatu

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SMN said...

Hey this is my fav obbattu its been ages i didnt eat it..

Sia said...

my goodness, ita already time for Ugadi... obbattu looks delicious EC. i like it hot right from the pan smeared with dollop of ghee... heaven!

Seena said...

It is first time am seeing this..

Ramya's Mane Adige said...

oh wow!!! obbattu looks yummy!!! I dont think i'll be able to make anything for Ugadi this time......... Plans changed suddenly and I am going out of station for a few days. But will come back and try to post.... thanx to you for the visual obbattu feast! :)

Deepa Kuber said...

i love this recipe. but havent tried it. thanks for sharing!

Cham said...

I like obbattu , the pic is tempting with the dollop of ghee :)

Cynthia said...

This reminds me of the sugar roti my mom and aunt used to make for me. I love to eat it warm :)

DK said...

i am hungry! :(

Dhivya said...

wow!my all time favorite:))looks so yummm

Unknown said...

Looks mouthwatering EC

Namratha said...

E,you are making me homesick..wish I could have obattu now!! Simply love obattu :) Happy Ugadi!

Priyanka said...

EC, we make the same thing- only call it gulachi poli (roti made from jaggery)for Sankranti in january. THanks for dropping by and letting me know about the Sun n Fun event. I will send in my entry soon.

EC said...

@ SMN, Cham, Cynthia, DK, Dhivya, Divya, Namratha...thanks, pl do try it out and enjoy the taste

@ Sia..thanks, I prefer it a bit cold as I cannt eat hot

@ Seena, Anjali...thanks, it is similar to boli but with a different stuffing. do try it out

@ Ramya...thanks

@ Priyanka...thanks, will wait for ur entry

Anonymous said...

It looks perfect with ghee. yummy.....

Anonymous said...

Never heard of this before -- discovering and learning about Indian food these days. Sounds wonderful, thanks.

EC said...

Thanks Nithu

Thanks JJ

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