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Bhopali Roti

Cuisine: Indian
Courses: Breads, Starters and appetizers
Serves: 8 people

Recipe Ingredients

1 1/2 cups 93g / 3.3ozWhole wheat flour - (175 g)
1/2 cup 80g / 2.8ozRice flour - (50 g)
2 tablespoons 30mlGhee or oil
1 teaspoon 5mlSalt
1 teaspoon 5mlCumin seeds - dry roasted & ground
3   Green chilis - sliced
3 tablespoons 45mlBroken cashews - ground coarsely
3 tablespoons 45mlFresh coriander - (cilantro), finely chopped
6   Saffron strands - (soaked in)
2 tablespoons 30mlWarm milk
  Water - for kneading
  Ghee or oil - for frying

Recipe Instructions

Sift together whole wheat flour, rice flour and salt in bowl. Rub in 2 tbsp of ghee or oil. Add rest of ingredients except oil (for frying). Gently add water to make a soft dough. Knead well until no longer sticky. Shape dough into 8 small balls. On a floured surface, roll out each ball into a 6" (15 cm) round. Heat a griddle. Place the round dough in it and dry roast. When little brown speaks appear on the underside, turn the roti over. Smear a little ghee or oil over the surface and drizzle 1 tsp ghee or oil around the roti. Cook until both sides are golden brown. Repeat with the remaining dough.

Make 8.

Yamuna Devi, "The Art of Indian Vegetarian Cooking"


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