Tuesday, November 25, 2014


#PotatoBoli [ #PotatoPoli ] or #AlooPoli : This is a spicy variety of #Boli. The spicy stuffing is prepared with boiled potato. Boiled potao is mashed with coriander and other masala powders. Boli dough [ Boli maavu ] has to be kneaded well in advance. The stuffing has to be prepared just before start preparing boli. Now let us see the method of preparation.

Potato Boli [ Potato Poli ]

Ingredients :
Boli dough [ Boli maavu ]
For Stuffing :
2 or 3Potato
4 TspCoriander leaves thinly chopped
1/2 TspRed chilly powder [ adjust ]
1/2 TspCoriander powder
1/2 TspCumin powder
a pinchTurmeric powder
1/4 TspGaram masala powder
1/2 TspSalt [ adjust ]

Oil to make Boli on tawa.

Method :
Knead Boli dough [ Boli maavu ] well in advance say, six or eight hours before actual time of preparation.
Cover with a lid and keep aside.

Boil potato with salt till it becomes soft.
Peel off the skin and put in a wide mouthed vessel.
Add all the given powders and mash well without any lumps.
Finally add coriander leaves and mix well with hand.
Make palm sized ball and keep aside.

The taste and flavour will be distinct if the boli is spread on a plantain [ banana ] leaf.
But if its not available the boli can be spread on a clean and dry plastic sheet.

Grease the sheet with oil and your hand as well.
Keep a ball of dough on the sheet.
Give pressure and flatten the dough into a small circular disc.
Keep the potato stuffing at the center of the dough.
Then pull over the dough and completely cover the stuffing.
Flatten the ball using greased hand and make a thin circular boli.

Heat a tawa on a stove over medium heat.
Apply oil over the tawa.
Gently transfer boli from sheet on to the hot tawa.
Sprinkle oil over the boli.

Potato Boli [ Potato Poli ]

Cook well on both sides and transfer on to a plate.
Enjoy with tomato sauce or any kurma.

Potato Boli [ Potato Poli ]

It can be enjoyed with out any side dish.
This is one of the best lunch box items.
But completely cool down before packing in an air tight tiffin box.

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