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Besan Ki Roti

Besan Roti is very flavorful and healthy flat bread, high in protein and gluten free. Besan roti can be served with dal and leafy green vegetables like spinach or with yogurt. This recipe will make 6. Ingredients: 2 cups besan gram flour (available in Indian grocery stores) 2 tablespoons oil 2 tablespoons yogurt (dahi) 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon chili flakes 1-1/2 tab…


Roti, Chapati (Flat Indian Bread)

Roti also known as Chapati or Fulka, is Indian flat bread made with whole wheat flour. In North India, roti is part of the main meal. Roti is served with a variety of cooked vegetables, lentils, and yogurt. Makes 4 Rotis. Ingredients: 1/2 cup whole-wheat flour 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup lukewarm water (Use as needed) Also needed 2 teaspoons ghee (clear butter) 1/4 cup wh…


Tandoori Roti

Tandoori roti is made with whole-wheat flour and traditionally cooked in a clay oven or tandoor. This recipe uses a regular home oven with pizza or baking stone which provides a similar effect to the tandoor.Recipe make 4 Rotis Ingredients: 1 cup whole-wheat flour 1/4 cup all purpose flour (maida) 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon sugar 1 1/2 tablespo…



Eggplant Roti Wrap

I am fond of Mediterranean food, so I decided to make my own version of wrap inspired by Mediterranean flavors. I used big sized roti/chapati for the wrap, eggplant pakoras/fritters along with home-made hummus and mint chutney. For HUMMUS Ingredients: 1 cup garbenzo beans 3-5 tablespoons lemon juice (depending on taste) 1 1/2 tablespoons sesame seeds 2 cloves garlic, crushed (optional) Salt as per taste 2 tablespoons olive oil Method S…


Vegetable Frankie – Kathi Roll

Frankies are also known as Kathi Rolls or you may call it wrap. This is a popular Mumbai street food. Frankies are perfect meal for any time, or on the go. These are great vegan treat. This recipe will make 6 Frankies. Ingredients: For Roti 3/4 cup of all purpose flour  1/4 cup whole wheat flour  1/4 teaspoon salt  1 tablespoon oil  Approx. 1/3 cup of water Also Need  1…


Grilled Eggplant Salsa Wrap

…fresh romaine lettuce 1/4 cup shredded cheese (I used Weight watchers Pepper Jack cheese) Method: For Tortilla: Turn on the tortilla maker on medium-high setting – Optionally you can also cook these on the tawa/griddle like roti/parathas. Take the flour in a bowl big enough to knead the dough. Add salt and olive oil- mix well. Add sprouted moong and mix well. Add 1 tablespoon water at a time and bind into firm and smooth dough – firm enough to…



Why I Am Late For New Videos

…es. But when I get a cold, I become very careless and don’t follow my own remedies, which result in a slow recovery. Many viewers have questions about making dough, such as how much rolling or kneading to do and why the Roties they make are not soft. Soon I will be preparing a video on Roti again. This video will emphasize making dough, rolling, and provide tips on how to make sure the Roti comes out soft. For making dough or batter, water…


Contest February 2010

For this month’s recipe, I am choosing the classic Roti (chapati) or Paratha flat breads. You can make lots of varieties like Spinach Paratha, Aloo Paratha, Gobhi Paratha and Tandoori Roti. If you’ve never made Indian flat breads before, this is a great chance to try it. I’m eager to see what you all come up with. Sorry again for the delay this month. The deadline is extended. Take my recipe for Roti or Paratha and create a un…


Sarson Ka Saag – Mustard Greens with Spinach

…r in small pan, ghee should be moderately hot. Add cumin seeds they should crack right a way. Add asafetida and red chilies stir for few second and add to the saag. Mix it well. Sarson ka saag is ready. Serve hot with maki ki roti, naan or Thandoori Roti….


Menu Suggestions for Lunch/Dinner

…erve a simple salad sliced tomatoes and cucumber sprinkle with salt, black pepper, and lemon juice Lemonade will be great for summer Dinner: These are great everyday options for home. Vegetable Curry with plain rice and or Roti Spinach Pasta and Vegetable Soup Mixed Dal, Gajar Mattar, or Aloo Methi, Plain rice and Roti or Paratha Rajma and plain rice. Besan Puda (This is a super simple recipe that is good for breakfast, lunch or dinner) For a…