Til gudh poli

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Til Gudh Poli is flatbread stuffed with a mixture of sesame (til), and jaggery. This sweet flatbread is made especially during winters. It is said that sesame gives warmth to the body, thus consumption during winters help you stay warm and healthy.

Makar Sankranthi festival is celebrated by making a variety of delicacies, Chikki and Puran poli are the other two dishes prepared during Makar Sankranti.

Let’s take a look at how I made this one.



  1. Dough
  2. 1 cup wheat flour
  3. 2 tbsp refined flour
  4. 1 tsp salt
  5. water to knead a dough
  6. 2-3 tspclarified butter(ghee)
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  8. For stuffing
  9. 1 cup sesame seeds (til) roasted on low to medium flame
  10. 1 tbsp peanuts roasted on low to medium flame
  11. 1 tbsp desiccated coconut roasted on low to medium flame
  12. 1/4 cup powdered jaggery
  13. 2 tsp cardamon powder
  14. 2 tsp saffron



Mix dough ingredients together except water.

Start putting water and kneading little by little.

Knead soft dough, put 2 to 3 tsp of ghee on the ready dough and let the dough rest for 10 to 15 minutes.

Ground all the roasted ingredients to fine powder.

Mix jaggery, cardamom powder, and saffron in it. Mix well.

Make equal size balls of the dough and the same portion of the stuffing accordingly.

Make a small cup with the dough balls.

Fill one portion in it. Close the edges together.

Make sure that the stuffing should not come out.

Start rolling into a disc, not too thin or thick.

Heat skillet(tawa), place Poli on it carefully, once you see white bubbles on top, flip it and cook evenly and apply ghee on both the side till you see a brown spot on it.

Serve with a dollop of ghee.