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Whether you have tasted Tilgul poli or not, one with sweet tooth can tell you what a delight it is to have a bite of warmy, little crisp tilgul poli with a comforting flavoring from cardamom and nutmeg. Winter is not just to have soup and rice, try out these Maharashtrian delights this winter, I am sure you gonna love this type of variation in your winter diet menu!

Preparation time : 25 mts
Cooking time : 30 mts
Serves : 2 people


For Stuffing

  • 1/4 cup Sesame Seeds
  • 1/4 cup roasted Peanut powder
  • 1/2 cup grated Jaggery / Gul
  • 1/4 tsp Cardamom powder
  • dash of Nutmeg powder

For Dough

  • 1/2 cup Wheat Flour
  • 1/4 cup Maida
  • 1/4 cup warm Milk
  • 2 tbsp Oil
Tilgul Poli


  • Dry roast sesame seeds until it gets deep golden color.
  • Put dry roasted sesame seeds in blender and grind to make it in to fine powder.
  • Mix together sesame seeds powder and roasted peanut powder with 1/2 cup of grated jaggery.
  • For flavoring add cardamom powder and a dash of nutmeg.
  • For dough mix together whole wheat flour with maida and salt to taste.
  • To that add hot oil and mix well till the time flour mixture turns out crumbly.
  • Add warm milk and knead in to little bit of stiff dough.
  • Leave dough to rest for 2 hours.
  • After 2 hours divide dough in to 4 equal size balls.
  • Take stuffing in to microwave safe bowl and warm up for 30 seconds.
  • After microwaving stuffing, immediately divide stuffing in to 4 equal size balls.
  • Now take one of flour dough, deep it in to dry flour and roll out in to small puri.
  • Put the stuffing in the middle of puri and bring all edges together and closes all the edges really good.
  • Squeeze out any excess dough.
  • Again deep it in to dry flour and roll gently like paratha.
  • Roast on skillet on medium to high heat until both the size of poli gets light golden spots.
  • Apply ghee or butter.


  • This type of stuffing stays good for more than a month, so that you can make stuffing ahead of time and use whenever required.
  • Warming up stuffing in microwave helps the jaggery to get warm up and helps to give a little binding to filling.
  • If you do not have microwave then you can add few spoons of milk in stuffing to give it binding.

Tilgul Poli

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Comments :

No Image Neeta :     14 January 2016
Hi Madhura, Just made gul polis following your recipe. They taste yummy. My kids n family loved to eat. I just took 6 times your measurements like 1.5 cups til, 3 cups jaggery and made 15 awesome gul policy. Thanks a ton!!!
No Image Madhura :     15 January 2016
Thank you Neeta for your comment. Stay tuned and happy cooking.

No Image saurabhi sinha :     7 January 2015
Hello Madhura, With a simple way, Nice & very delicious recipes I am learning through your website Thanks a lot,,,,,,

No Image chhaya :     18 June 2013
Hi Madhura, here the heading is Tilgul Poli and picture is also of poli but the video is Tilgul

No Image Harshada :     18 June 2013
Tried the gulpoli recipe yesterday...they turned out perfect. My husband loves them. Thank you for simplifying it.
No Image Madhura :     18 June 2013
Sure dear. Happy cooking!!