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Khawa poli is a traditional, authentic maharashtrian recipe. It is rich in taste and made on special occasions. As the name suggests the stuffing is made from khawa or mawa. Give it a try at home and drop me a comment. You also can like, share and subscribe.


  • 250 gm Khawa /Mawa/Khoya
  • 1/2 cup Powdered sugar
  • Cardamom powder
  • 1/4 tsp Nut meg powder
  • 1 1/2 cup Maida / All purpose flour
  • Salt to taste
  • Water
  • Oil
  • Ghee
Khawa Poli - Marathi Recipe


  • Heat up a pan on medium heat and khawa in it.
  • Roast khawa on low to medium heat for about 15 minutes until gets even golden color.
  • Take khawa out into and dish and let it cool down.
  • When khawa is little warm, add powdered sugar, cardamom powder and nut meg powder.
  • Mix well and stuffing for khawa poli is already.
  • Take maida into a dish and add salt.
  • Mix well and add a little water to make a little soft dough.
  • The dough should neither be too thick neither too thin. It should have medium consistency.
  • Add a little oil and knead the dough for about 5 minutes more.
  • The dough should be nice and soft.
  • Transfer the dough into a bowl, cover and rest for about 30 minutes.
  • Take the dough and knead it again.
  • Take a small ball from the dough and roll it into pari of puri size.
  • Take a small ball from stuffing and put it in the pari.
  • Close it up and remove excess dough.
  • Roll it into poli. Try to roll thin poli.
  • Heat up a pan. Transfer the poli on the pan.
  • When small bubbles begin to appear on the poli, flip it over.
  • After about 1 or 2 minutes, spread ghee on poli and flip it over.
  • Spread ghee from other side as well and roast.
  • Roast poli until it gets nice even golden color from both sides.
  • Make sure the edges are not raw.
  • Take it out into a dish and khawa poli is already.
  • You can make 6 poli from 250 gm khawa and 1 1/2 cup maida.
  • Khawa poli remains good at room temperature for about 6-7 days.
  • It can be a good travelling snack and also good option for your kids’tiffin.


  • You can use wheat flour or combination of wheat flour and maida.
  • We roast khawa to reduce moisture content in it.
  • Never roast khawa on high heat. It may get over roasted and moisture content won’t be reduced.

Khawa Poli - Marathi Recipe

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poli ,   roti ,   puranpoli ,   Tilgul poli ,   ghadichi poli ,   Gul Poli ,   sooji roti ,   soft roti  

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