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Monday, December 15, 2008

Indian Missi Roti

Missi Roti is a traditional Indian Roti made with whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) and chickpea flour (besan). Millet (bajra) or maize (makka) flour is usually added for more flavor. Chopped green such as methi (fenugreek leaf) or spinach (palak), green chili, ajwain (carom) and other seasonings are also mixed into the flours. This delicious combination makes you really thirsty, get your glass of water ready!

Ingredients Required for Missi Roti

  • 2 cups Whole Wheat Flour (atta)
  • 2 cups Gram Flour (Beans)
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds (jeera)
  • 2 tbsp Dry fenugreek leaves (kasoori methi)
  • Red chili powder to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • A pinch of turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • Water to knead

How To Make Missi Roti:

Combine together the wheat flours gram flour, salt, chili powder, and turmeric powder. Grind the fenugreek leaves into powder and mix it into the flour. Add oil into the flour. Slowly add a little bit of water turning the flour into soft dough. Keep it covered with a wet cloth for 30 minutes. Knead the dough and make into balls. Roll out the balls of dough into a little thick chapatti. Pre-heat the tawa and cook the Missi roti with or without oil.


Blogger Habika said...

This will be helpful for us to make different variety of foods. Try to post more articles based on this topic.

April 28, 2010 at 2:36 AM  

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