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Holige, also known as Obbattu or Puran Poli, is a traditional Indian sweet flatbread. It’s popular in the southern state of Karnataka, especially during the festival of Ugadi. The roti is stuffed with a sweet mixture of jaggery, lentils, and cardamom, and it is usually served with a dollop of ghee or consumed with milk or coconut milk.

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Step 1:

To prepare the dough, mix together the flour, oil, turmeric, and gradually add water to knead into a smooth dough. Cover and keep aside for 30 minutes.

Step 2:

Boil the chana dal until it is soft and then drain the water.

Step 3:

Mix the cooked chana dal and jaggery in a pan and cook until the jaggery melts.

Step 4:

Add the cardamom powder and mix well. Cook this mixture until it is dry. Allow it to cool and then grind into a fine paste.

Step 5:

Take a small portion of the dough, flatten it and add a spoonful of the stuffing in the center. Cover the stuffing with the edges of the dough. Roll it out carefully into a disc.

Step 6:

Heat a tawa and cook the roti on medium heat, applying ghee on both sides until it turns golden brown.

Step 7:

Serve hot with ghee.

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