Shenga holige recipe | How to make kadlekai obbattu | Peanut poli using wheat flour

By Latha on January 13th, 2018

shenga holige or obbattu recipe

Shenga holige or kadlekai obbattu or peanut poli recipe explained with step by step pictures. This shenga holige or obbattu is prepared using wheat flour. Preparing shenga holige or shenga obbattu using wheat flour is very easy. This is a north Karnataka style holige or obbattu recipe.

You can find few more holige or obbattu or poli recipes on this website like kayi holige or obbattu, kayi holige or obbattu using wheat flour and bele holige or obbattu recipes.

Holige or obbattu recipe varies from region to region. Variation will be in the Kanaka or outer dough. Using either maida or wheat flour or fine rava are in practice. Various combinations are also in practice using these 3 ingredients.

Peanut or shenga has numerous health benefits. You can find many shenga recipes on this website like shenga hindi or peanut chutney powder, shenga unde or peanut laddu, ellu-bella, hurigalu, congress kadlekai, masala peanuts etc.,

I am very happy to post this recipe as this recipe is requested by one of our valuable readers. Shenga holige is very popular in North Karnataka. Shenga holige is prepared during different occasions and festivals. In north Karnataka shenga holige is very common during makara sankranthi festival. Tomorrow is the festival and do try this holige and enjoy the festival.

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Shenga holige or peanut poli recipe

Preparation time: 30 min
Cooking time: 30 min
Serves: 12 no

Ingredients for kanaka (outer cover): (measuring cup used = 240ml)

  1. 2 cup wheat flour
  2. 6 tbsp cooking oil
  3. Salt as per your taste

Ingredients for hoorana (stuffing): (measuring cup used = 240ml)

  1. 1 cup shenga or peanut
  2. 1/4 cup ellu or sesame seeds
  3. 2 tsp poppy seeds
  4. 3/4 cup powdered jaggery
  5. 2 cardamom

Instructions for making shenga holige or kadlekai obbattu using wheat flour:

  1. To begin with let us prepare kanaka (dough for the outer cover). Take 2 cups of wheat flour and salt in a wide bowl. Now add in water little by little and prepare a soft dough (little softer than chapathi dough). Pour oil over the dough and rest it for 30 minutes.dough for wheat flour shenga holige or kadlekai obbattu
  2. Meantime let us prepare hoorana or stuffing. For that dry roast shenga or peanut until light brown under medium flame.peanut for wheat flour shenga holige or kadlekai obbattu
  3. Next dry roast sesame seeds until light brown under medium flame. Or roast until it starts popping.sesame seeds for wheat flour shenga holige or kadlekai obbattu
  4. Transfer roasted peanut and sesame seeds into a mixie jar. Also add in poppy seeds and cardamom.jaggery for wheat flour shenga holige or kadlekai obbattu
  5. Grind it into a powder and add in powdered jaggery.jaggery for wheat flour shenga holige or kadlekai obbattu
  6. Grind until semi fine without adding any water.jaggery for wheat flour shenga holige or kadlekai obbattu
  7. Transfer it to a container. Sprinkle 1 - 2 tsp of water or milk and make a soft dough.coconut and jaggery for wheat flour shenga holige or kadlekai obbattu
  8. Make small lemon sized balls. The stuffing balls should be soft but stiff.making stuffing balls for wheat flour shenga holige or kadlekai obbattu
  9. Next dust your fingers take a lemon sized dough from step 1. Make it like a bowl and place hoorana (stuffing ball) inside.stuffing for wheat flour shenga holige or kadlekai obbattu
  10. Slowly push the hoorana or stuffing inside. Pinch and take out the extra dough.stuffed dough for wheat flour shenga holige or kadlekai obbattu
  11. Make it flat and dust the flour.stuffed dough for wheat flour shenga holige or kadlekai obbattu
  12. Roll it into a thin holige or obbattu.rolled wheat flour shenga holige or kadlekai obbattu
  13. Heat a Iron pan or tawa and transfer the rolled holige or obbattu on to the tawa carefully. Cook under high flame. Wait until you see bubbles here and there. You can apply little ghee on both sides.cooking wheat flour shenga holige or kadlekai obbattu
  14. And then flip it and cook on the other side as well. Do not flip it too many times. Enjoy shenga holige or kadlekai obbattu or peanut pooran poli with ghee and enjoy!!cooking wheat flour shenga holige or kadlekai obbattu

Dear reader, We have a brief Kannada description of this recipe. Click here to read this recipe in Kannada.

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