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Wednesday, May 18, 2011


Wheat flour/Atta - 2 cups
Moong ki dal(leftover or fresh) - 1 cup
Salt - to taste
Red chilli powder - to taste
Onion(finely chopped) - 1 small (optional)
Coriander leaves(finely chopped) - 1 tbsp
Oil - 1 Tbsp

Heat leftover dal till luke warm.
Add salt, red chilli powder,onions and coriander leaves and mix well.

In a large bowl, add chapati flour. Slowly mix in dal a little at a time and start to knead until a medium firm dough is formed.
Coat the dough with a few drops of oil, cover and let it rest for 15-30 mins.
Knead the dough and divide it into golf ball size balls.
Roll out each ball into 6 inch diameter circular discs.
Place the roti onto a hot tawa or skillet and cook until bubbles start to form.
Flip roti onto the other side and cook for another 30 seconds.
Press the roti with a spatula to cook evenly and to puff up. Smear oil/ghee on both sides.
Keep roti in an insulated container and repeat process for remaining rotis.
Serve hot with pickles or raitha.


Suparna said...

Hi rekha,
The dal rotis are making it's presence everywhere :P nutritious recipe, thanks

Raji said...

Nice idea to use leftover daal which is otherwise not liked to be consumed. Would be great as lunch box dish as well.

Nandini said...

A very nutritious meal! Love it! Great one!

RS said...

Delicious left over :)

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Kalyani said...

looks delicious .....

createwithmom said...

delicious looking soft roti