Karnataka Obbattu

Karnataka Obbattu is also called as Karnataka Holige andPuran Poli. This is a special sweet dish of Karnataka and made for many of the festivals.

Ingredients required

  • Chana dal- 1 cup
  • Jaggery - 300gm
  • Cardamom powder - 1 tsp
  • Maida/Plain flour - 1 1/2 cups
  • Turmeric powder - a pinch
  • Wheat sooji(rava) - 2 tsp
  • Oil - 1 tsp
  • Ghee - 3 tsp
  • Salt - a pinch

  • Preparation

  • Mix maida with salt, turmeric powder, sooji rawa, water and oil, and make a dough.
  • Cover it and keep aside.
  • Cook channa dal and grind it.
  • Make jaggery syrup adding little water and mix the dal well.
  • Add ghee and remove from stove.
  • Add cardamom powder and mix well.
  • Make small balls with the mixture and keep aside.
  • Make small balls with maida mixture, of the same size.
  • Spread the maida ball into a chapathi and kee the dal mixture ball in the centre, cover the edges.
  • Roll it like a chapathi in a plastic paper, slowly and carefully.
  • Keep the tawa on the stove, and when heated cook the obbattu both sides spreading little ghee.
  • When both the sides of the obbattu are cooked golden brown color, remove it from the stove. Cook all the balls like this.
  • Obbattu (Holige) or Puran poli is ready. Serve hot.

  • Return from Karnataka Obbattu  to South India Cusines