Ingredients for outer dough
Maida : 1 cup
Turmeric powder : 1/4 tsp
Oil : 1 1/2 tbsps
Salt : a pinch
Combine maida , salt, turmeric powder , oil and mix well.
Add sufficiant water to make a soft dough.
Cover with a damp cloth and keep aside for 2 hours.
Ingredients for Poornam / Pooranam
Chana dal ; 1/2 cup
Grated jaggery : 1/2 cup
Cardamom powder : 1/4 tsp
Ghee : 2 tbsps
Wash and soak the chana dal for 15 miutes.
Pressure cook it for 3 whistles.
Drain the water , and grind it.
In a non stick pan , add the dal paste, jaggery ,and mix well.
Add cardamom powder , mix well , cook till dry, until it leaves the sides of the pan , remove from flame and allow it to cool.
Divide into 10 equal balls and keep aside.
Method to make poli
Divide the maida dough into 10 equal balls.
Roll into circles , stuff one portion of poornam , cover the edges.
Dust it with flour, roll again into a circle.
Heat a tawa, add the poli in the tawa ,reduce the flame , add little ghee and cook.
Turn to other side , add some ghee again and cook until golden brown.
Remove from flame , fold it and serve hot.