This is a famous sweet from TamilNadu which one gets to relish during the diwali festival. This sweet plays a vital role during ValaKappu (which is done during the 7th month of pregnancy). This is my entry for the Independence day food parade by Indira
For the Base:-
AllPurpose Flour(Maida)- 1 cup
Cream of Wheat(Rava) - 1 cup
Salt - a little
Water- To knead the flour tigthly.
For the Filling:-
Fried Gram(Pottu Kadalai) - 150 gms
Sugar - 200gms
Grated Coconut- 1 cup(slightly roasted in ghee)
Cardamom powder- 1/4 tsp
1) Make a coarse powder of Fried Gram, Sugar and Roasted Coconut.Mix in the Cardamom powder to the powder and keep it aside.
2) Knead the maida, rava, salt with water to a tight flour.
3) Take a small balls and roll them into poori's
4) Place about 1Tbsp of the fillings in the each pooris and fold them and seal the ends tightly and deep fry them.