Poornam(stuffing): Boil gram-dal until half-cooked and drain the water.
Add jaggery, grated coconut, cardamom and grind.
Make it thick by heating and stirring in low heat for a little while.
Make this into round balls.
Add maida and few tsp of sesame oil. Leave this for half hour.
Make gooseberry sized balls of this and pat it on a plastic sheet into round flat shape.
Place a ball of poornam on it, mix well and pat it again.
Heat a griddle, put the poli and add a spoon of ghee around it.
Turn over until both sides are cooked well.
Add a tsp of melted butter on it and serve hot.