Friday, 21 October 2011

Besan ki Roti

besan ki roti

Besan ki roti is very popular in Rajasthan. Besan (gram flour) is made from chickpeas and is extensively used in rajasthani cooking. Besan ki roti is tasty enough to have with chutney or pickle only. Besan is a staple in indian food. Besan contains carbohydrates but no gluten.

 Recipe of besan ki roti

 Makes 5-6 rotis (parathas)

      1 cup besan (gram flour/chickpea flour)
      1/2 cup atta (whole wheat flour)
      Salt to taste
      1 tsp cumin powder
      1/2 tsp turmeric powder
      1/2 tsp amchoor (dry mango powder)
      1/2 tsp red chilli powder
      2 tsp oil/ ghee + for frying
1. Mix all the above ingredients including 2 tsp oil and add enough water to make pliable dough.

2. Divide the dough into 6 equal portions.

3. Take one part and roll out like a roti.

4. Heat a tava (griddle) and cook the roti on both sides brushing with oil or ghee.

5. Serve hot besan ki roti with curd, vegetable and pickle.

You can also add chopped green chillies to the roti dough if you like.

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