Saturday, January 14, 2012

Sweet Potato Poli

Wishing You all a Very Happy Pongal / Sankranti

Sweet Potato - 4
All Purpose Flour - 1 cup
Coarse Sooji / Rava - 2 TBSP
Rice Flour - 1 TBSP
Pinch of Slat
Ghee - 2 tsp
Sugar - 3/4 cup
Cardamom Powder - 1 tsp

  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, rava, and rice flour, salt and ghee.  Add enough water and make a soft dough. Cover and keep it for 30 minutes.
  2. Cook sweet potato until soft in a pressure cooker or on stove top.
  3. Peel and cut the sweet potatoes into small pieces and mash it well.
  4. Add sugar to the mashed potato and cook for 5 to 10 minutes until the sugar dissolves.
  5. Keep it aside to cool.
  6. Add cardamom and mix it well.
  7. Grease a plastic sheet or a plantain leaf with some ghee and take a lemon sized dough and flatten it.
  8. Take a doubled amount of sweet potato mixture and place it in the middle of the dough and close the edges.
  9. Flatten the dough ball  into medium size discs with your fingers using some ghee. 
  10. Heat a skillet and fry the discs on both sides using some more ghee.
  11. Serve hot or at room temperature.


  1. Mouthwatering here, the picture itself tempts me a lot..Happy pongal wishes.

  2. Wow!,Super inviting Sweet PotatoPoli Dear.Luvly n Yumm.I have this posted in my blog 2.

  3. Using Sweet potato.. WOW!!sounds great,

  4. Wow love the sweet potato stuffing! that is a wonderful new variation to Bolis :) Loving it!

  5. Love them.Nver made with potatoes though

  6. looks wonderfully tasty ...yumm
    thanks for sharing the awesome recipe..;)
    Tasty Appetite

  7. Soft & yummy poli!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner


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