Monday 2 January 2012

Missi Roti

missi roti

Missi roti is quite delicious and healthy. Missi roti is not just liked in urban areas but also being eaten in Indian villages for ages. Village women used to make chickpea flour by grinding black chickpeas at home. Missi roti is considered good for diabetics. It's prepared at most North Indian restaurants, weddings and buffets.
Recipe of missi roti
1 cup atta (whole wheat flour)
1 cup besan (gram flour)
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tbsp kasuri methi (dry fenugreek leaves) - crushed
Salt to taste
1 tbsp oil or ghee (clarified butter)
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
1 tsp cumin powder
1. Mix all the above ingredients in a bowl. Add enough water and knead into pliable dough. Cover it with a damp cloth and set aside for 1/2 an hour.
2. Take a ball out of the dough and roll into a 6-7 inch diameter disc.
3. Heat a tava (griddle) and cook this disk or roti on it. Cook from both sides, brushing with oil, till golden brown. When rawness of the flour disappears and brown- black specks appear on the roti, it is done. Similarly make other missi rotis from rest of the dough.

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