Sankranti Special Til Gud Poli Recipe Video

Til gul poli is a special Maharastrian dish made on Sankranti. It is a flat bread stuffed with a filling of til or sesame seeds and gul or jaggery. This poli is served cold with ghee.


Cooking Time45 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings4
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 Wheat flour1 Cup (16 tbs) (Atta/Kanik)
 All purpose flour1 Cup (16 tbs) (Maida)
 Chickpea flour2 Tablespoon (Besan)
 Oil4 Tablespoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon (Adjust Quantity As Per Taste)
 Water/Water3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Grated jaggery1 Cup (16 tbs) (Brown Cane Sugar / Gud / Chiralela Gul, Adjust Quantity As Per Taste)
 White sesame seeds/Til1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), lightly roasted till it is crisp & golden in color
 Poppy seeds1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), dry roasted powdered (Khus Khus)
 Dry grated coconut1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), dry roasted (Kislele Khobare)
 Chickpea flour1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Besan)
 Ghee2 Tablespoon (Clarified Butter/ Tup Adjust Quantity As Needed)
 Nutmeg powder1 Pinch (Jaifal Pud)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 809 Calories from Fat 312

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 36 g54.9%

Saturated Fat 9.9 g49.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 20.1 mg

Sodium 547.6 mg22.8%

Total Carbohydrates 114 g38%

Dietary Fiber 8.8 g35.2%

Sugars 51.5 g

Protein 14 g28.9%

Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C 0.27%

Calcium 20.1% Iron 29.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


To make dough mix all dry ingredients and add milk slowly as per requirement.
Heat ghee and add chickpea flour. Stir it.
Add ghee as required and keep stirring.
Roast the flour until it changes its color and is aromatic.
Let it cool completely.
Meanwhile, grind sesame seeds, coconut to it.
Now add poppy seed powder.
Now homogenously mix pinch of nutmeg, jaggery into cooled chickpea flour.
Make balls from the flour and plastic wrap it.
Make equal balls of the dough.
You can make the poli in two methods
First: take one ball o dough and separate it into two parts in 70:30 ratio and roll both balls into 5:3 diameters.
Stuff the filling and roll again to flatten.
Second: take one ball of dough and roll it about 5 inches in diameter, add the stuffing in the centre and seal all the sides.
Fry the poli on hot tawa greasing it with some ghee from both sides.

Editors Review

Sankranti Special Til Gud poli is a Maharashtrian delicacy which beautifully blends the flavors of jaggery and sesame seeds in this dessert. The dish is usually prepared for the occasion of sankranti, which is a kite flying festival in India. Watch this video and surprise your family with this delicious recipe.