Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Gajar Poli (Carrot Pancake)

My contri to the Sweet Series event of TOI
Also for the Eat healthy fibre rich event
Also the roti mela

1 cup grated carrot
1/4 cup grated jaggery
1/2 tsp cardamom powder
1/2 tsp nutmeg powder
1 tsp ghee
1 cup wheat flour
water as needed


1. Mix water in the flour and make a dough. Keep aside.
2. Heat ghee in a kadhai and add the grated carrot to it. When the carrot become a little soft add the jaggery to it and cook until it starts leaving the edges.
3. Remove from fire and add cardamom and nutmeg powder. Mix well.
4. Let it cool. Make small ball of the dough and the carrot filling.
5. Fill the carrot mixture in the dough balls and roll it with the help of little flour.
6. Heat tawa and cook the pancake on both sides drizzling a little ghee from the sides.
7. Serve hot or cold.

Note: These pancakes can be stored in the refrigerator for a week also.


Mythreyee said...

carrots in poli. What an excellent idea. Great entry and thanks.

Usha said...

A very unique recipe,I have tried carrot in roti in a savory form but never in a sweet one,would love to try this sometime.

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