Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Coconut stuffed Poories

Coconut stuffed poori is snack item and You can have it for break fast and at tea time.

Things needed :

Maida ( white flour ) : 1 cup
Sugar : 1/2 cup
Salt : to taste
Coconut : 1 cup ( fresh )
Oil : 1 cup
Water : 1/4 cup
Cardamom : 2 to 3 pods

Method :

Take a pan keep it on fire and roast maida ( low flame ) for 2 to 3 minutes and leave it for cooling. Put maida in a big bowl add 2 tea spoons of oil and a pinch of salt and mix well. Add water and prepare dough ( chapati consistency ) and keep it aside. Powder the cardamom and keep it aside.

Now take a pan keep it on the fire and put sugar and coconut and mix it well for 1 minute. Add cardamom and remove from the pan.Let it cool .

Take the prepared dough and make small balls. Roll the balls and make small poories. Stuff 1 tea spoon of coconut mixture in each poori and close the edges tightly. ( It turns in to half moon shape )

Keep oil for frying on the fire. Heat oil and fry poories in low flame . Fry on both sides and remove from the oil. Spread fried poories on the tissue sheets . Sweet coconut stuffed poories are ready to serve.

Note : Do not add oil while roasting maida. While preparing dough use water little by little so that you get thick dough and your hands will not be messy while mixing.
While mixing coconut do not keep the mixture more than 1 minute. Other wise the sugar turns in to watery and you have to stir it until it thickens.

10 to 12 poories can be prepared.

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