Saturday, September 21, 2013

Nariyal Ki Meethi Roti

Nariyal ki meethi roti is a variation of the evergreen delight puran poli, made with wheat flour and a slightly modified stuffing. Adding a little salt to the dough helps to enhance the sweetness of the stuffing. You can vary the amounts of nutmeg and sugar as per your taste.

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Makes 6 rotis


For The Dough

3/4 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1 tbsp melted ghee
salt to taste

For The Stuffing

3/4 cup grated fresh coconut
2 tsp ghee
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/2 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
1/2 tsp nutmeg (jaiphal) powder

Other Ingredients

ghee for cooking


For the dough

  1. Combine the flour, ghee and salt in a bowl and mix well.
  2. Knead into a soft dough using enough water and keep aside.

For the stuffing

  1. Heat the ghee in a broad non-stick pan, add the coconut and cook on a medium flame for 5 to 7 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  2. Remove from the flame, add the sugar, cardamom powder and nutmeg powder and mix well.
  3. Divide the stuffing into 6 equal portions and keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Knead the dough and divide it into 6 equal portions.
  2. Roll out each portion of the dough into a175 mm. (7”) diameter circle.
  3. Place a roti on a flat, dry surface, spread a portion of the prepared stuffing on half of the roti and fold it over to make a semi-circle.
  4. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook the roti, using a little ghee, till it turns golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  5. Repeat with the remaining dough and stuffing to make 5 more rotis.
  6. Serve immediately.
Recipe Source: Nariyal Ki Meethi Roti by Tarla Dalal


Mrunali N. said...

Hi Mam, I am Twinkle Mehta from Rajkot. Thanx for giving a new and wonderful and yummi idea of coconut puranpoli. I will make it tomorrow. It is better to add some alomand powder for better thickness and increase dryness for cook it.

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