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Sweet Semolina Poori is an Indian sweet. Semolina is cooked with water and sugar flavored with cardamom powder and then stuffed into wheat flour dough. This dish is very similar to a Maharashtrian dish 'Sanjorya' which is sweet semolina Roti. It is a quick lip smacking sweet dish. Sweet Semolina poori is a dish which is very easy and simple to prepare. It is one of the best dishes which can be cooked for guests who come home on short notice and you want to make some sweet, then Sweet semolina poori is a perfect recipe.
The sweet semolina poori is a very famous Maharashtrian sweet. The dish is popularly called as Sanjachi Poli in Marathi. In Marathi Sanja is semolina pudding or the sooji halwa. The difference between Sanja and Sheera is that Sanja is made with water where as Sheera is made with milk or Ksheer in Sanskrit.
Usually most of the delicious lefts over dishes like the misals, batata vada etc having their own unique taste and food that are good for recycling. The Sanjachi Poli is one such creation. Whenever Sanja or Sheera is made in excess you know what to expect next. But many times we make specially for the taste. The same in Andhra it is popularly known as Bobatallu, which is the stuffed roti.
Sweet semolina poori can be prepared according to the choice of the individual. Suppose you do not like fried stuff due to health conscious than you can also make this as nice rotis as eat. The sweet semolina poori is usually made during the Navaratri festivals and occasions.
Semolina is a popular ingredient and easily available in most of the shops. Semolina is coarse, purified wheat middlings of durum wheat used in making pasta and also used for breakfast cereals and puddings. In South India, semolina is commonly used for making the plain upma, vegetable upma or the rava dosa. In North India and Arab countries it is used for making the sweets such as sooji halwa. Semolina is also used to flour the baking surface to prevent sticking. In bread making, a small proportion of durum semolina is added to the usual mix of flour which produces a tasty crust.
For making the Sweet semolina poori, take a pan add water and bring to boil. Add semolina and mix well. Once the semolina is half cooked add sugar and mix well. Add cardamom powder for flavoring and enhances the taste. Mix well. Cook till the sweet is done and keep aside. Once the semolina stuffing becomes lukewarm, knead gently with hand and make 2 inches round balls and keep aside.
To make the dough for the poori or roti, sift wheat flour and adding a pinch of salt. Add little oil and mix. Add water and knead dough to medium consistency. Make small balls with this dough. Take one dough ball and make puri just like we make for modak or just roll it to a puri. Put one stuffing ball on it and close all the edges and cover stuffing ball with the wheat flour dough. Dust this ball with some wheat flour and roll it gently with rolling pin. Make a thin poori or roti. Deep fry the pooris until golden color and remove and drain the oil and keep aside.
If you want to make a poli or roti then heat non stick tawa, place the roti on it and cook till it become golden brown. Now turn the side and let the other side and cook till golden brown. Pour some ghee around the roti while cooking. It will give nice buttery flavor to the roti or pooris.
Well I assume most people know how to make a stuff poori or paratha. Just follow the same routine and there you go. For the novices here is the elaboration and just view the making of the sweet semolina poori at:
Sweet Semolina Poori
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Author : Admin
Published On : Jul 21, 2009
Preparation Time: 7 min
Recipe Type :
Cooking Time :
Standing Time : 5-8 mins
Yield : 4 (4 servings)
Ingredient : Sooji/Semolina
Description : stuffed poori with semolina
Recipe of Sweet Semolina Poori
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Directions | How to make Sweet Semolina Poori
Take a pan boil water add semolina mix well once it is half cooked add sugar cardomam powder mix well.
Cook till sweet is done keep a side to cool down.
In another bowl take atta,salt,oil 1tsp mix well then make into a dough.
Now take equal quantity of dough and sweet stuff into the dough and make a poori size and deep fry.
Another method take dough of chapati size stuff the sweet and make a chapati and cook both the side on tava.