"Pal poli is one of our traditional sweets famous for its own taste. Pal poli is one of the sweets I love. In tamil for milk we say pal. Pal poli puris soaked in sweetened reduced milk. There are many ways to prepare this sweet poli – with rava (semolina), maida or mixed one Very delicious and easy to prepare. You will enjoy its rich taste.The taste is divine…Ingredients:
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tbsp oil or ghee
2-3 drops yellow food colouring
Water to make dough
For the milk syrup:
5 cups milk
1 cup sugar
8-10 cardamom pods
1/2 tsp saffron strands
Oil for frying
Thinly sliced almonds/pistachios, for garnish
Make a elastic dough with the flour, ghee and water and use 2-3 drops yellow food colouring Cover and set aside
Boil the milk and sugar in a heavy saucepan, Continue stirring the milk on a low simmer until it thickens and reduces to about a third in volume.
Meanwhile Divide into 10 equal parts and shape them into balls make small size of puris from the dough.
Heat the oil in a pan and deep-fry the puris.
Drain the oil well and Dip each puri in the hot thickened milk.
Soak the fried polis in the milk and then arrange them on a plate. If there is excess milk, you can always pour it over the polis and sprinkle with the toasted almonds/pistachios. Serve warm or chilled.
The longer it soaks in milk, the better taste you will get.