Friday, January 19, 2018

Peanut Poli/Shenga Holige/Ground Nut Sweet Paratha

If you love sesame seeds and jaggery poli, then you will seriously enjoy this peanut poli. Its one of the easiest sweet paratha aka poli to prepare for any special occasions to serve and enjoy with your loved ones. No need of making syrup or stirring the filling. Just grind the roasted peanuts with grated jaggery  along with whole cardamom pods, your filling is ready to make some dangerously addictive protein rich holige. This poli is also from Northern Karnataka where this kind of interesting holige are quite famous, and these sort of sweet parathas have their own place especially in Diwali feast platter.

Peanut Poli, Peanut Jaggery Poli

Since am running this week's blogging marathon with Sweet flatbreads as theme, i couldnt stop myself preparing this flavoursome rich peanut poli. Simple to make, this sweet dish can be enjoyed very much as desserts or else for evening snacks with a cup of coffee or tea. Even if you are bored of the routine snacks or sweets, just give a try to this fantastic peanut polis. Am sure this poli will definitely become your favourite sweet.

Peanut Sweet paratha, Shenga Holige

2cups Maida
2tbsp Oil (for kneading)
Ghee or oil (for cooking)

Peanuts-Jaggery Filling:
1+1/2cup Roasted peanuts
3/4cup Jaggery
3nos Cardamom

Take the roasted peanuts, grated jaggery and cardamom in a mixie jar.

Grind as bit coarse mixture and transfer it to a plate.

Knead the maida,oil and salt with enough water as a soft and stiff dough.

Keep aside with a wet towl for few minutes.

Roll out golf sized medium sized balls from the dough.

Peanut Jaggery Poli, Shenga Holige

Grease a plastic sheet, roll the dough and place enough peanut-jaggery filling,wrap the dough around the filling,roll it as a round pancakes..

Heat few drops of oil or ghee, drop gently the rolled polis and cook on both sides until they get well cooked.

Enjoy warm.


Usha said... Reply To This Comment

This is a new for me. Looks good and a treat for peanuts and poli lovers.

Harini R said... Reply To This Comment

We love it too. Good one.

Unknown said... Reply To This Comment

great, looks wonderful. never see such recipe so far.

vaishali sabnani said... Reply To This Comment

The peanut poli sounds so interesting...must try it.

Archana said... Reply To This Comment

Just ate these this Sankranti. Looks yummy.

Sandhiya said... Reply To This Comment

Peanut filling is so new to me,but i'm sure that it must be delicious!!! Interesting recipes you got on this series!!!

Suja Ram said... Reply To This Comment

I love this filling made with Peanuts. Very well done!

cookingwithsapana said... Reply To This Comment

Very delicious and festive looking peanut poli.

Jayashree said... Reply To This Comment

Nutritious and tasty - these polis sound yum.

Srivalli said... Reply To This Comment

Wonderful poli to make and enjoy!..looks awesome Priya, you have a typo there, you have mentioned sesame seeds instead of peanut.

Priya Srinivasan - I Camp in My Kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

delicious priya, can imagine the flavors so well! perfect for celebrations!!

Sharmila kingsly said... Reply To This Comment

Just amazing and instead of the usual channa dal this is a yummy stuffing..