Apr 3, 2017

Coconut Poli Recipe - Thengai Poli Recipe

Coconut Poli is a delicious stuffed poli which taste amazing. It is so easy to make and is great for any festive occasions.

Check out my pooran poli recipe too..

Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you.

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 1 hour
Makes : 12 to 15 


For Dough:
All Purpose Flour / Maida - 1 cup
Water as needed
Salt a pinch
Ghee - 1 tsp

For Filling:
Jaggery / Sarkarai / Palm Sugar - 1.5 cup
Water - 1/2 cup
Fresh Coconut - 1.5 cup grated
Cardamom Powder / Yelakai podi- 1 tsp
Ghee - 1 tsp


Take coconut in a blender and pulse it few times till it is fine.

Take jaggery and water in a sauce pan and heat till it is melted. Strain and set aside.

Pour this back into the same kadai. Add in coconut and mix well.

Keep cooking this till it is thick. Add in cardamom powder, ghee and mix well. Remove this to a bowl and allow it to cool down.

Now make the dough. Take water and ghee in a bowl and mix well. Add flour andsalt and make a soft dough.let it rest for 15 mins. 

Divide dough and filling into equal balls. Take a dough and place filling in it, flatten it and roll it into a roti.

Place this in a hot pan, cook till golden on both sides.


Take coconut in a blender and pulse it few times..

Take jaggery and water in a kadai

Heat till it is melted

Strain it

Clean jaggery water

take it in a kadai

add in coconut
mix well

bring it to a boil

cook for few mins till it gets thick

Cook till the mix is thick


Add in cardamom powder

some ghee

mix well

remove it to a bowl and let it cool..
Start by making dough, take water in a bowl
add salt

add some ghee

add maida / all purpose flour

knead to a soft dough and let this rest for 15 mins

divide the dough and filling into equal portion

roll it into a ball

take the dough and flatten it gently

place filling 

seal the edges

flatten it

spread it out


place the paratha on a hot tawa

flip over and cook

spread ghee

cook till golden on both sides


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