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thengai obbattu recipe

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"The South Indian Poli Recipe is a very traditional recipe that is made with a combination of spices and coconut. Learn how to prepare thengai obbattu recipe with simple step."

Serves 6 | Prep Time 20 minutes | Cook Time 30 minutes

Why I Love This Recipe

This thengai obbattu recipe is a South Indian sweet recipe also known as coconut obbattu recipe, Coconut Poli Recipe, Thengai Poli recipe, kayi holige recipe, coconut puran poli, kayi obbattu and kobbari obbattu in different part of India. This coconut poli is very easy to make and delicious one.

We used to make this Sweet Poli for Bogi.

Ingredients You'll Need

Maida flour – ½ cup
Pinch of salt
Water to prepare batter
Oil for deep frying
Ghee – 2 spoons
Fresh coconut – 2 cup (grated)
Cardamom powder – 1 spoon
Jaggery – 1 cup (crushed)


First of all take a bowl add sieved maida flour, followed by pinch of salt and required water.

Mix all items gradually and make a smooth batter consistency.

The batter should be little thin ( not too thick).

Now take a pan in that add ghee when it is heated add grated coconut and fry till it changes golden yellow colour in medium flame.(don’t over fry).

After 10 minutes add cardamom powder and mix well, now add crushed jaggery.

Fry till jaggery coated well with coconut and switch off the stove.

Let cool down coconut jaggery mixture for 5 minutes.

Take a small portion of coconut jaggery mixture and make a round shape ball using your palms. Repeat the same steps till all coconut jaggery mixture finished and keep it aside for 10 minutes.

Next take a frying pan in that add oil for frying, in mean while dip the coconut jaggery mixture in maida flour batter.

When oil is heated add dipped coconut jaggery balls in maida batter and fry both sides well and put in a tissue paper or kitchen towel to absorb extra oil from thengai obbattu recipe. Repeat the same process till all coconut jaggery balls are fried in oil.

Now kongunadu traditional hot and sweet thengai obbattu recipe is ready to serve.

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