How to make Shepuche Pole -

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Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Fresh dill leaves, Rice (चावल)

Cuisine : Maharashtrian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Shepuche Pole

Shepuche Pole Recipe Card


The Maharashtrian hospitality is legendary. The cuisine has subtle variety and strong flavours and varies from region to region. In ancient times in the more affluent homes, feasts often started at mid-day and ended when the sun set! The presentation of food was alluring with a practice to sing sacred verses to dedicate the meal to God.
Maharashtrian cuisine covers a wide range from being extremely mild to very spicy dishes. Wheat, rice, jowar, vegetables, lentils and fruit form important components of Maharashtrian diet. 
Everybody knows about the unbeatable taste of the Mumbai’s chaats! But there is so much more to explore and savour in the other regions of Maharashtra. 

Prep Time : 3.30-4 hour

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Shepuche Pole Recipe

  • Fresh dill leaves (shepu / suva), chopped 1 cup

  • Rice soaked 1 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Green chilli chopped 1

  • Jaggery (gur) chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Ghee as required

  • White butter for servin


Step 1

To make pancake batter, put rice in a mixer jar, add dill, salt, green chilli and jaggery. Add sufficient water and grind to a thick batter.

Step 2

Heat a non-stick tawa, apply a little ghee and spread a little batter to a thin pancake. Cook the pancake for two minutes on each side.

Step 3

Serve hot with a dollop of white butter.

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