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This is the authentic traditional sweet of Kongu folks. We make this sweet as special for festival occasions and in the feasts of family-get-together and as offering to God during Prayer/Pooja. It is so delicious and nutritional as well. It is known as Poli as well.
Chana dal one full cup Jaggery or achu vellam four Ghee two tablespoon Sugar one small spoon Salt half pinch Turmeric half pinch Maida flour one full cup Cardamom 6
Pressure cook the chana dal for three whistles. Keep it  aside to cool down. Meanwhile mix Maida flour, salt, turmeric powder, sugar, little oil and ghee, Sprinkle water little by little and make it a soft non sticky dough.  Keep aside to settle for 10 minutes. Drain the water from the cooked dal. Powder the jaggery or achuvellam in the mixer with cardamom seeds. Grind the cooked dal with jaggery powder mixture. Let the paste be coarse texture.
Divide the dough into a goose berry size pieces.  Spread the soft dough into a flat round with the help of your for…