Thursday, October 11, 2012

MISSI ROTI



Missi roti served with any chutney, pickled onion and a simple dal to go with it .... tastes so delicious. It is a traditional dish of Rajasthan.

Ingredients:
Wholewheat flour...  1cup
Gram flour/Besan ... 1 cup
Coriander leaves ...... finely chopped (handful)
Kasoori methi ......... 1 tbsp
Onion ..................... 1 small (finely chopped- optional.I have not added)
Green chillies ....... 2 crushed or finely chopped.
Cumin seed or kummel seeds or ajwain... 1 tsp
Turmeric powder .......... 1/4 tsp
Salt ................  to taste
Oil / ghee



Method:
1. Mix the 2 flours and all the ingredients together adding 2 tbsps oil. Knead to a soft dough adding a little water. (you can even knead it with curd..tastes better)
2. Roll out rotis and roast them on a griddle, spooning a little oil or ghee.

PALAK DAL
Ingredients:
Palak / spinach ... half bunch
Toor dal .............. 1/4 cup (soaked)
Potato ................... 1 small 9cut into small pieces)
Baby onions .......... 6-7 (peeled and halved)
Tomato .................. 1
Green chillies ......... 1
Ginger ................... 1 tsp grated
Garlic ................. 1 tsp crushed
Salt.... to taste
Turmeric powder .... 1/8 tsp
Cumin powder ...... 1 tsp
Red chilli powder ... 1/2 tsp

For Tempering:
Cumin seeds ... 1 tbsp
Asafoetida ..... a pinch
Oil

Method:
1. Heat a little oil and saute the onion,ginger and garlic.
2. Add the soaked dal and other ingredients and sufficient water to cook.
Simmer until done.
3. Add the tempering.




PICKLED ONIONS
Peel the baby onions. Put them in a bottle with vinegar, salt and red colour.
Keep shaking them a couple of times. They can be consumed after a few hours.

SPINACH and  ONION CHUTNEY
See Recipe - HERE

Red Cabbage Sabzi 
See Recipe - HERE

48 comments:

  1. Delicious and Healthy!!! Thanks for sending it to my Combo Meals event!!!Looking for more yummy recipes!!
    Sowmya
    Ongoing Event - Healthy Foods for Healthy Kids - Combo Meals
    Ongoing Event + Giveaway - CEDD – HONEY

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  2. Prefect looking healthy roti, lovely food.

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  3. Lovely meal idea. I have made theplas which sound similar to missi roti. Addition of onions must make the rotis really tasty.

    Mina

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    1. Yes Mina.. masala and onion makes them tastier

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  4. delicious roti....I am going to bookmark this...

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  5. One of my favorite roti....love the way you served it.....

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  6. this is my dinner tonight..thanks for the recipe..

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  7. Wow this is new to me looks awesome!!!!I love the pickled onions too!!!

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  8. A lovely idea got from you, adding curd while kneading missi roti. Yummy and very delicious combo meal.

    Today's recipe:
    http://sanolisrecipies.blogspot.com/2012/10/dal-palak.html

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    1. Sanoli the rotis are much softer and tastier with curd

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  9. the roti looks tasty ma..do drop by my space when u find time:)

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    1. Thanks Saraswathy.. will do that

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  10. Hi dear .. I think you have linked the wrong recipe by mistake to my event - Cook with spinach ..

    Please could you link in the correct recipe to the event :)

    Thanks
    Nupur

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    1. OMG.. I'll delete and post the right one

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  11. woah! drool drool! what a lovely dish!

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  12. Missi roti and curry looks delicious Shoba. I liked this version. Thanks for linking to Favorite recipes event: Vegetarian recipes

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  13. Very health and Delicious roti with spinach gravy:)

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