Saturday, March 8, 2008

Obbattu (Poli)

Ingredients :

Chana dal/cocnut gratings -1/2 kg
Jaggery -1/2 kg
Allpurpose flour (Maida) - 1/2 kg
Cardamom powder - 1 tsp
Ghee - 1 tsp
Oil - 100 ml
Salt - As reqd

Preparation method :

1)If you are using chana dal then wash and boil this with 1/2 tsp of salt and water till it is very soft. If you are using grated coconut then skip this step and proceed to step no 3.

2)When it is slightly cold, strain it using a strainer.

3)Add jaggery and cardamom powder and grind to a fine paste. If it is sticky, put it on a low fire and dry up completely.

4)Knead maida with 1/2 tsp of salt and water. It should be soft

5)Add oil and knead it till oil is absorbed and make equal balls of above sweet mixture and kneaded maida.

6)Roll maida balls into small pooris.

7)Fill it with the sweet ball.

8)Make it into a ball and roll to a poli.

9)Heat oil in a pan and fry it dry turning both sides.

10)Serve this melted with pure ghee.

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