This is a traditional sweet done on New year and on many occasions like wedding. In kannada its called Kai Holige. I am giving recipe made with coconut which is very tasty.
Maida (all purpose flour) - 1 cup
Rava small (Chiroti Sooji) - 1 cup
Turmeric - 1/4 tspn
Grated thenga (coconut) - 1 1/2 cups
Jaggery (Vellam) - 1 1/2 cups powdered
Cardamom (Elaichi) - 1 tspn powdered
Oil - 1/2 cup
In a bowl Mix maida,rava, turmeric with little water to make soft dough.
Now add oil and kneed well.
Leave it for 1 hour.
For stuffing (Puran)
In a kadai, put grated coconut and add powdered jaggery and mix well in low flame keep stirring it. When it mixes well and becomes thick add cardamom powder and mix. Remove from stove.
Take small balls of the dough spread a little and stuff this sweet mixture and close all sides
Spread like chapathi slowly with little oil by hand.
Heat a pan put boli and cook both sides till brown in low flame.
Thenga Boli is ready serve with ghee.