Boli, the south Indian counterpart to puran poli is commonly served with kerala feast, sadya as a dessert. And trust me, homemade bolis just melt in your mouth and complements well with palpayasam. Here is the recipe of delicious boli..
Recipe for Boli
Cooked Channa dal/Kadalaparippu/Yellow pigeon peas- 2 cups
All purpose flour/ Maida – 1 cup
granulated sugar- 1 cup
elaichi/Cardamom powder- 1 tsp
Rice flour- 1/4 cup
Gingelly oil- 4 tbsp
Ghee- 9 tsp
Method of Preparation
Make a dough by kneading maida,salt and enough water. Then add 3 tbsp gingelly oil and again knead add reserve the dough.
Grind cooked lentil/channa dal/kadalaparippu without adding water.
Add sugar to it.
Heat a saucepan and nicely stir till sugar crystals are dissolved.
Make round ball with the dough as well as with the kadalaparippu/channa dal/lentil patse.
When making balls make sure that lentils/channa dal/kadalaparippu balls is double that of maida balls.
You can make 9 balls out of it.
Roll out a maida ball little bit,place a lentil ball over it . Cover a maida ball fully over a lentil ball.
Repeat the same with all the balls.
Roll out this to flat thin tortillas(like chapathis) by dusting with rice flour.
Now heat a pan and cook both the sides by spreading 1 tsp ghee over each one uniformly.(Just flip both the sides with ghee)
Boli is ready. It is best when served with Palpayasam.