Wash and soak the chana dal for 3o minutes.
Drain the soaked chana dal and put it in a pressure cooker pan.
Add 3 cups of water to it. Pressure cook for 6-7 whistles on high heat and 2 whistles on low heat.
Meanwhile, knead the dough. Take whole wheat flour in the flat dish. Add 1 tsp oil and mix well.
Start kneading into a smooth dough by adding water.
Smoothen dough by applying left 1/2 tsp oil on it.
The smooth dough is ready. Cover and let it rest.
Let the pressure cooker cool by itself. Remove the lid. The chana dal is cooked.
Drain the cooked chana dal. The drained water can be used to prepare a sweet and sour spicy dal to be served with puran poli.
Mash the cooked and drained chana dal with a potato masher. It should be mashed till smooth. (You can also blend with a hand blender or kitchen master).
In a broad thick pan add the mashed chana dal and grated jaggery. Start heating on high heat.
The jaggery will melt and the mixture will become of thin consistency. Stir the mixture continuously at medium to high heat until the liquid is absorbed and mixture thickens.
To check whether the stuffing is ready, insert the spatula vertically in the center of the stuffing. If it stands straight the mixture is thickened and is ready. If it falls then cook for further 5-6 minutes.
Add ghee, cardamom powder, nutmeg powder and saffron strands.
Mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes till the flavors of spices are absorbed.
Remove the mixture in a plate and let it cool. After the mixture is cool, smoothen it with hands and make balls from it. The balls should be smooth.
Take a ball from the kneaded dough. Flatten it and dust with flour.
Roll it into big oval shape as shown. Place the prepared stuffing(puran) ball. Flatten the ball.
Lift the top end of the oval and cover it over the stuffing ball to form a semicircle. Cut the extra edges with a round cutter or bowl to fit the stuffing size
Cut as shown.
Press the edges of the stuffed ball and flatten and dust with flour.
Roll into a 4mm thick circle of 10 cm.
Heat the flat pan. Put the prepared stuffed circle on it. Cook till the bubbles appear.
Gently flip to another side. Cook by flipping on both the sides till golden spot appear.
The puran poli will puff up. It is ready.
Remove it to a plate and apply ghee over it.
Similarly, make the other puran poli or vedmi.
The puran poli or vedmi is ready. Serve it with some extra ghee with kadhi or batata sukhi bhaji.