Tuesday, June 12, 2012



Ingredients :
For the outer layer:
1/2cup of all purpose flour.
1/4 cup of chickpea flour.
salt to taste.
one pinch of backing soda .
2tbsp of refined oil.

For the filling:
1tbsp of dessicated coconut/fresh grated coconut.
1tbsp of poppy seeds.
1tbsp of sesame seed.
1tbsp of sugar.
1tsp of whole coriander/powder.
1tsp of fennel seed.
1/2 tsp of red chilli powder.
1/2 tsp of cumin powder.
1/2 tsp of dried ginger powder.
one pinch of asafoetida (hing).
1/4tsp of clove powder.
1/4tsp of cinnamon powder.
salt to taste.


1. Combine all the ingredients of outer layer and make a hard dough with a few tbsp of water. Work the dough for a couple of minutes and leave for 20 mins.
2. Grind all the spices in a grinder and then with the masala mix one tbsp of oil.
3. Separate the dough into 2 pieces and roll them like a thin roti [round in shape].
4.Brush some water/lemon juice on the roti/flate bread and spread a thin layer of masala.
5. Brush some extra water  around the edges and roll it and cut into small similar portions.
6. Heat 2 cups of refined oil and fry them on medium heat until they become golden brown in color.
7.Take them out of the oil and drain excess oil. Cool them completely and sprinkle some chaat masala [optional] before serving. Enjoy with tea.

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