Saturday, 28 July 2012

Sesame and Jaggery-A Sweet Stuffed Paratha(Indian Flat Bread))

English: Gurh, Jaggery
English: Gurh, Jaggery (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
This sweet paratha is crispy and has the goodness of sesame seeds and jaggery.It is also called Gul Poli in many parts of India.This is also a traditional recipe and is usually prepared during the festival of Makar Sankranti.
Ingredients :
For the Dough
Whole wheat flour-1 cup
All purpose flour-1/2 cup
Oil-2 teaspoons
Salt-1/2 teaspoon
Warm water-for kneading the dough
Ghee-1 teaspoon

For the Stuffing
Grated jaggery-1/2 cup
Sesame seeds-1/4 cup
Green cardamom-2
Poppy seeds-2 teaspoons
Gram flour-5 tablespoons
Milk-1or 2 teaspoons

-Take a big vessel and add all the ingredients for making the dough together except water and mix well
-Slowly add warm water and knead to make a nice soft dough.keep this dough covered in a cling foil for 15-20 minutes.
-Take another pan dry roast the sesame seeds,poppy seeds and gram flour separately and let it cool.
-Add the gardamoms and grind the sesame seeds and poppy seeds coarsely.
-Take a plate and put the grated jaggery,gram flour and sesame seeds and add 1 or teaspoons of milk and mix it properly and make round balls from this mixture.
-Divide the dough into 3-4 medium size balls and gently press and flatten each ball.
-Press the sides of the flattened ball and add a small ball of the jagger and sesame seeds mixture and cover it with the dough and gently roll with your hands.
-Take a roll pin and dust some wheat flour on the ball and make medium size parathas.
-Heat a flat pan and cook one paratha at a time and smear ghee when both sides are properly cooked.
-Serve the hot and sweet parathas with plain yogurt.

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