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ellu holige

Til Poli / Ellu Holige / Sesame Jaggery Flatbread

Course sweets
Cuisine karnataka, South Indian
Keyword ellu holige, holige, stuffed flat bread, til poli
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6 pieces
Author Jayashree


For the dough : 1 cup = 150 ml

  • 1 cup semolina (chiroti rawa)
  • 1/4 cup maida
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 2 teaspoon oil ( on the dough)
  • turmeric powder a pinch
  • salt a pinch
  • water

For the stuffing:

  • 1 cup white sesame
  • 1/4 cup desiccated coconut
  • 1/2 cup jaggery
  • 2 cardamom


To make the dough

  1. Take the semolina and maida in a bowl. Add salt and turmeric powder, give a mix. Put oil and rub it well with the dough. Use little water and knead to a dough, smear some oil, cover it with a thin cloth and keep it aside for 15 minutes. 

To make the filling:

  1. Dry roast the sesame seed until it is golden brown and gives a nice aroma. Lightly roast the desiccated coconut, once they cool down, grind with jaggery and cardamom. 

To make the stuffed flat bread

  1. Take the dough, knead it again. Take a ball of the dough, roll it lightly. Take a ball of the filling and put it in centre and seal it well.Dust a light flour and gently roll it.Heat a skillet, put it on the skillet. After a few seconds, turn it with the ladle and smear some oil on it. Roast on both the sides on a medium flame, golden spots should be visible.Put it aside and repeat for the rest of the dough. 

Recipe Notes

  • Increase the quantity to make more polis.