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Happy to pen down my 800th post on New Year .I am grateful to all my readers . Wishing all my blogger friends and readers a very happy and prosperous New Year ....May joy and happiness fills your life for years together. 

Let me celebrate this happiness with a yummy traditional SURUL POLI from tanjore region of south india. This is a special post as it marks the beginning of yet another successful year for SNC Challenge started by my dear sister Divya Pramil .Happy to be a part of such a challenging , wonderful event ...Thank you dear for this opportunity ...


Maida - 1/4 kg

Sugar- 2cups

Roasted Gram/Pottukadalai -1/4 kg

Fresh grated coconut- 1/2 cup

Cardamom powder-1 tsp

Cashews , Almonds , Pista , Raisins - 1/2 cup

Dates - few

Food colours

Cherries / Tutti frutti - for garnishing.

Ghee- 2 tbsp


1.Ghee roast cashews , 1/4 cup grated coconut , almonds and pista for few minutes .

2.Then grind them along with roasted gram and sugar into fine powder.

3.Then , Knead maida , 2 tbsps of sugar and oil to a soft dough with water.Keep it aside for 10mts.

4. Make small balls of the dough and roll them into a round shaped poori. It shouldn't be too thick or too thin.

5.Transfer them to a clean plate and add few ghee roasted raisins and scrambled dates to it .

6.Then ,dust a clean plate with the grinded powder.

7.Heat oil in a Kadai for deep frying. Once the oil is hot, slide the poori into the hot oil.Using the spoon/laddle press it in the center gently along the edges. Pooris will start to puff lightly. Flip to its side , it shouldn't be crispy.

8.Once you take poori from oil,press excess oil of it in the kadai itself wth the ladle and place it immediately in the plate with dusted powder.Them, spread few tsps of grinded stuffing over it and roll them immediately. 

Garnish with coloured ghee roasted coconut scraps , tutti frutti and cherries.

 Linking it with South Vs North Challenge


Chitra said…
Looks so nice shama.U made it perfect!Wish u a very happy new year :)
Nava K said…
Something new to me yet I am adventurous eps over Asian dishes. Its delicious and beautifully made.

Happy New Year to you and everyone at home.
Congrats for 800th post aks... Great Going... Super challenge and its one of my favorite... :)Happy New Year...:)
Sanoli Ghosh said…
Happy new year Shama. A wonderful recipe indeed. Absolutely delicious.
Santosh Bangar said…
happy new year nice challenge
Unknown said…
Delicious recipe and wow challenge for northern team.congrats on 800 th post aks.great going.Happy new year shama ka
Asiya Omar said…
Congrats on your 800th post.Delicious Poli.Happy New year.
Unknown said…
Congrats and Happy new year... Looks lovely...
cookbookjaleela said…
Congrats for you 800th post, surul Poli looks awesome,super clicks
Archana said…
Congrats this is delicious and apt for your 800th post. Wish you many many more milestones.
Laxmipriya said…
congrats on ur 800th post.. polis look too good.. nice challenge.. :)
Lincyscookart said…
Surul Poli looks yummy. Happy to follow u. If u get time visit my space too.
Unknown said…
Congrats on your 800 the post.. Yummy recipe..
Sangeetha Priya said…
congrats Shama, perfect challenge n New year wishes to you :-)
Swathi said…
congrats on your 800th post surul poli looks delicious. Happy new year to you and your family
Unknown said…
Congrats for your 800th post. Surul poli looks very delicious and yummy. Lovely challenge.
Rafeeda AR said…
lovely traditional dish dear... so yum... congrats on ur 800th post!!!
Unknown said…
Wow what a wonderful poli shama .This look absolute yummy ...Happy new year to you n your family ...
Unknown said…
looks so delicious and congratz your 800th post dear :)
Unknown said…
poli looks so good and droolworthy,
Delicious looking sweet recipe...Nice step wise cliks.:)
delicious sweet to welcome new year
Rajani said…
Surul poli looks fabulous, and recipe makes it feel easy to attempt.
Divya A said…
Wow!!Congrats on your 800th post.. Surul poli looks fantastic thanks for a delicious challenge recipe :)
Unknown said…

mango pickle recipe

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