Besan Ki Roti

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…ing pin or rolling surface, lightly dust the roti with rice flour. Heat the skillet over medium high heat. Note: Heavy skillet works best. Place the rolled roti on skillet. In few seconds roti will start changing color, turn roti over, both sides of roti will have few light brown spots. Next place the roti on open burner using tong. The top part of roti should be down. Note: if you have gas stove you can put roti directly over high flames but if…

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Makki Ki Roti – Paratha

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…that is the reason I decided to use potatoes. Potatoes help to binding the dough. Divide the dough in 6 equal parts. Make them in smooth balls. Take one ball press it between the plastic sheet plastic sheet help rolling the roti, roll the roti into about 6-inch circle. Note: may be the edges will not be as clean like other roties. Heat the skillet over medium heat. Skillet should not be very hot. Otherwise roties will not cook through. Place…

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Roti, Chapati (Flat Indian Bread)

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…be some golden brown spots. Flip again after a few seconds. Using a flat spatula, press lightly on the puffed parts of the roti. This will help the roti puff up. Flip the roti again, until it has light golden-brown spots on both sides. Repeat the same process for remaining roties. Butter the roti, the side that is facing the skillet. Place the rotis in a container lined with a paper towel. Cover the container after each roti. Roti can be kept…

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Tandoori Roti

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…gh and flip them between your palms before placing them onto your baking/pizza stone in the oven. You can place about 2 pieces of rolled dough on the baking/pizza stone at a time. The roti will take about 2 minutes to cook, depending upon your oven. After the roti is baked, there should be golden brown color on top. Take roti out of the oven and brush lightly with clear butter (ghee). Wait for 2 to 3 minutes before baking the next roti to allow…

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Eggplant Roti Wrap

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…In a bowl add besan, ajwain, chat masala, chili powder and salt to taste. Mix well. Add water to make a thick batter. Dip each slice of eggplant in the batter and deep fry until golden brown. Serving Suggestion for EGGPLANT ROTI WRAP Take a roti and spread hummus and mint chutney in the center of it. Place 3-4 eggplant pakoras on it. Then add some diced onions and tomatoes to it. Sprinkle salt and black pepper according to your taste. Sprinkle…

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Vegetable Frankie – Kathi Roll

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…e roti over skillet for about half a minute, roti will change in the color lightly and puff different places. Flip the roti over, and lightly press, flip it again roti should have light golden color on both sides. Remove the roti from the skillet. Roti is ready. Make all the rotis, cover and set it aside. Assembling the Frankie Take one roti and put it over a flat surface. Put about ¼ cup of vegetable length wise leaving about 1-1/2 inch from…

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Grilled Eggplant Salsa Wrap

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…void brushing more oil while making the tortilla. Divide the dough into two pieces. Roll the dough into 7 inch diameter circles and place on the tortilla maker – do not close the top. Once you see few areas bubbled up on the roti – after 1-2 minutes. Flip over the tortilla-roti and cook the other side similarly. Then turn back-over and press the top side of the tortilla maker to press it well – just 1-2 seconds. Flip back over and do the same…

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Why I Am Late For New Videos

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…king stays soft My granddaughter loves to help me in kitchen she loves to roll the roti; she does a great job. The first time I was just amazed to see how good she rolled, but you know why she did so good — she was not worrying about making a mistake. I am telling you this to maybe help in your own cooking; just try and maybe they won’t be perfectly round but who cares. When my granddaughter rolls roti, we consider her rotis pieces…

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Contest February 2010

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…ti. 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 unique variation of it. Be Creative! Search the web for ideas. Here’s a start: Wikipedia on Roti, Wikipedia on Paratha You will be judged mostly on creativity, since I cannot taste the…

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Sarson Ka Saag – Mustard Greens with Spinach

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…between. Saag should be cook well all the ingredients nicely integrated together. For seasoning heat the ghee/ clairfied butter 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….

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Menu Suggestions for Lunch/Dinner

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…n 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 special get together, try the below: Appetizer: Papdi Chaat (You can make the Papdi in…

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Chiroti (Khaja)

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…o 5”. Heat at least one inch of oil in a frying pan over medium heat. To test, place a small piece of dough into the oil; the oil should sizzle and the dough should rise to surface without changing color. Place rolled out chirotis into the oil, without over lapping. Deep fry the chirotis on a medium flame, flipping them gently to cook both sides to light golden brown. Take them out over paper towel, this will absorb the excess oil. Dip them in…

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Everyday Menu Suggestions

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…getable dish. I also serve with plain yogurt or raita, roti or paratha. For your convenience, you can always serve ready-made parathas. Sample Menu #1 Toor dal (arhar dal) Green beans with Peas plain rice raita ginger relish rotis For this menu, you can prepare enough dal and beans to last two days. The first day you can serve dal with just tempering. You can change the daal up the second day by adding zucchini tadka. With green beans, on the…

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Dal Dhokli (Gujarati One Dish Meal)

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Dal Dhokli is a traditional Gujarati dish. This recipe consists of spicy whole wheat uncooked roti pieces simmered into dal and cooked to perfection. Dal dhokli has a mild sweet and spicy flavor. Dal dhokli also makes a delightful one dish meal. Preparation Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 25 minutes This recipe will serve 2 Ingredients: For dal 1/2 cup Toor dal (Pigeon peas) 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon turmeric (haldi) 2 tablespoons peanuts…

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Contest August 2010 Winners

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…There were great recipes submitted this month. I would like to thank everyone who participated. I’ve chosen the following as the top five entries. The voting is now over. We had a very close race. The first place winner is Jyoti Ralhan (Eggplant Roti Wrap) and the 2nd place goes to Vinitha Krishnan (Kathi Roll). [poll id=”2″]…

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