Sunday, September 30, 2012

Sheera Poli

Time 20 Min
For dough
Wheat flour  2 cup
Oil 2-3 tsp
Salt to taste
For sheera stuffing
Semolina 1 cup
Cardamom powder 1/4 tsp
Sugar 3/4 cup
Water 1/2 cup 
Pinch of salt 
Ghee 2 tbsp  
Cinnamon 2 very small pieces
Cloves 2

Wheat flour 1/4 cup for dusting
Iron Tava
Butter 3-4 tsp
Sheera preparation
Add pinch of salt, cinnamon, cloves to rava, roast in ghee for 6-7 min till semolina turns light golden in colour. Then add cardamom powder, hot water, then sugar, cover with lid. Cook for 6-7 min. till water get absorbed by semolina and sheera becomes soft. Remove the pieces of cinnamon. Allow it to cool. 

Dough preparation
Knead the dough just like chapati. The dough should not be too soft or too hard. Keep it aside for 15 min.

Actual method
Make 4 -5 portions of dough. Take one portion of dough apply little flour on the polpat or flat surface. Then roll gently to make chapati of 5-6 inch chapati. At center add 3-4 tsp stuffing.  Then completely close the sides of chapati putting at the center. Press gently at the center and roll very softly with rolling pin. Make poli big and round in shape taking care that no stuffing should come out. Then heat the tava on high flame for 2-3 min then make a low flame. Then put poli on tava and apply little butter on upper side. Let it be for 1-2 min. Then flip the poli and roast. At this stage make medium flame. Roast the poli for about 3-4 min on medium flame till it becomes light golden brown.

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