Paal Poli

Makes: 10 - 12 pieces approx.


Maida aka Plain flour – 2 cups

Milk – 4 cups

Sugar – ¾ cup

Saffron powder - a pinch

Condensed milk - 1 tin

Cardamom powder – ¾ teaspoon

Oil – to deep fry pooris

Ghee – 2 teaspoons

Cashews – 5 (broken to small pieces)


  1. Add water to maida to make smooth dough.
  2. Make small balls out of the dough and keep aside.
  3. Boil milk in a thick-bottomed pan/vessel.
  4. When milk has reduced in volume a little, add sugar, condensed milk, saffron powder & cardamom powder, mix well.
  5. Allow boiling for 2 more minutes and keep aside for cooling.
  6. Heat oil in a deep kadai.
  7. Roll the small dough balls into pooris & fry in hot oil.
  8. Dip the pooris in saffron milk for 2 or 3 mins and arrange in a plate.
  9. Add the remaining saffron milk on top of arranged pooris.

Suggestion: Keep in freezer compartment for about 15 minutes before serving.