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Coconut Poli Recipe | Thengai Poli Recipe

Coconut Poli Recipe with step by step pictures. Thengai Poli made using coconut jaggery stuffed inside flat bread and cooked in ghee.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indian, South Indian
Calories 300 kcal


  • 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 - ½ 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.
  • Serve.
Nutrition Facts
Coconut Poli Recipe | Thengai Poli Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 servings)
Calories 300
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword coconut, poli
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