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Bread poli rolls
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Bread Poli rolls

Bread stuffed with coconut jaggery based filled and made as rolls, easy kids friendly snack recipe
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: Global, Indian
Keyword: Kids friendly snacks
Servings: 5 rolls
Author: Jeyashri suresh

Ingredients

  • 5 bread slices
  • Ghee as needed to toast

For the filling

  • ½ cup coconut
  • 3 tbsp jaggery
  • 3 tbsp chopped nuts
  • 2 tbsp chopped dates optional
  • 1 tsp ghee

Instructions

  • In a pan add 1 tsp ghee and add the nuts.
  • Roast this for few minutes, when they turn slightly golden color, add the coconut and jaggery.
  • Saute for 2 minutes, everything will come into a whole mass.
  • You can add cardamom powder or vanilla essence at this stage now.
  • Even you can add 1 tsp of cocoa powder too.
  • Switch off the flame and allow this to cool completely.

Let’s make the rolls.

  • Take a slice of bread, I used white bread, you can use whole wheat bread too.
  • Trim the sides and roll them thinly using a rolling pin
  • Place 1 tbsp of filling on one edge of the rolled bread.
  • Start rolling this from the side where the filling is placed.
  • Roll this tightly.
  • No need to seal this with water, but if you don’t roll this thinly it may not hold well.
  • Repeat this for the rest of the bread and fillings.
  • The filling came for 5 bread poli rolls.
  • Place a tawa on the stove and add few drops of ghee or butter.
  • Place the rolls on the tawa and brush with butter or ghee.
  • Cook on both sides on medium flame till it becomes golden brown.
  • Alternatively, you can shallow fry too but that consumes lot of ghee | oil.
  • You can cut and serve also.
  • This is perfect for kids snacks box too.

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Notes

1. Ensure to roll the bread thinly else it will not hold the shape well.
2. You can use desiccated coconut instead of fresh coconut. 3. You can add 1 tsp of cocoa powder or bournvita and give a chocolate flavor to these bread poli rolls.