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Aluwala Roti

Cuisine: Indian
Courses: Breads
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

2 cups 125g / 4.4ozWhole wheat flour
1 tablespoon 15mlSalt
  Water - for mixing
  Ghee or oil - for shallow frying
  For Filling
4   Potatoes (medium)
1   Onion - grated (small)
1 tablespoon 15mlSalt
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlPepper
1 tablespoon 15mlCoriander leaves - chopped

Recipe Instructions

Sift flour with salt. Slowly add water. Mix well. Make a stiff dough. Cover with a damp cloth for 20 minutes. Boil potatoes, peel and mash. Add salt, onion, pepper and coriander. Mix well.

Divide into 8 portions. Knead dough well until smooth and pliable. Divide into 6 round balls. Flatten each ball slightly. Put one portion of filling in center. Close up completely.

Shape into round balls again. Roll out each ball on a lightly floured board into a round disk 6" (15 cm) diameter. Cook one at a time on a hot griddle over medium heat. Put about 1 or 2 tbsp. ghee around the edge. Turn gently. Cook until sides turn golden brown in color. Serve with yogurt.

Namrata Subrahmanya


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