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Baked Poli

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A delicious pastry-like dessert that is common to Indian households. I am sure you will also love Baked Poli

Ingredients for Dough

  • 2 cups cake flour
  • 1/2 cup fresh cream
  • 125g butter
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder


  • Desiccated coconut
  • Sesame seeds
  • Nibbed almonds
  • Sugar
  • *condensed milk can also be added, about 3 tbs*

Method for filling

  • Mix all together
Baked Poli

Method for Dough

  1. Sift cake flour and baking powder.
  2. Rub the butter into the flour until it resembles bread crumbs.
  3. Add fresh cream to the flour mixture.
  4. Roll out and cut small circles.
  5. Fill with the above filling and fold in half.
  6. Press edges down with a fork to seal.
  7. Bake at 180 C for approx 15 – 20 min. Should be light brown just like shortbread.
  8. Once baked immediately dust with castor sugar.

Prepared, tried, and tested by Cas VanderbylMeth

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