Prize Winning Pall(milk)poli Indian Sweet

READY IN: 5hrs 30mins
Recipe by Charishma_Ramchanda

This is the winning recipe from the Thursday magazine's "What's cooking" column dated Feb 12-18'2004. It was submitted by Selvi Pillay. I hope you enjoy it!

Top Review by eatrealfood

this is a really good though we make a more decadent version back home. my mom includes condensed milk and dessicated cocunut in the filling. i like this version too

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix flour with cold milk and salt in a bowl.
  2. Prepare a smooth dough out of it.
  3. Pour the oil on the dough.
  4. Keep aside for 4 hours.
  5. After about 3 hours have passed, boil the chana dal in a pot of water until it is soft.
  6. Drain the water.
  7. Grind it to a fine paste.
  8. Add sugar and cardamom powder.
  9. Boil it and stir it constantly till it thickens.
  10. Make small balls of the dal{chana dal/lentil} mixture.
  11. Roll out each into a 4 cm disc.
  12. Put a small ball of the dal mixture in the centre.
  13. Form this into a ball.
  14. Roll out into a 10cm disc.
  15. Roast on a tava or griddle on slow flame till it is slightly brown on both sides.
  16. Serve hot with ghee.
  17. Enjoy!

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