Masala Roti/chapati( Spiced Indian Flat Bread)

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This recipe was entered in The Foodista Best of Food Blogs Cookbook contest, a compilation of the world’s best food blogs which was published in Fall 2010.


1 Onion, sliced
1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder-
Salt to taste
Oil as required
1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
1 teaspoon Cumin seeds


Heat 2tsp of oil in a pan add mustard seeds and cumin seeds. When crackles add the onions and sauté well. Add turmeric, red chilly powder, garam masala and salt. Fry for few mins, remove from flame and allow to cool. In deep bowl add both the flours and onion masala. Mix well into smooth dough by adding water. Divide the dough into lemon sized balls. Roll each dough into thin disc( chapati). Heat griddle, when hot lay one chapati on griddle. Cook for a minute and trun on other side, smear 1tsp of ghee or oil around the chapati. Do this for rest of the chapati dough. Serve hot with Raita.






Friday, January 1, 2010 - 5:03pm


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