Nutritious Tandoori Rotis


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Accompaniments

Subz Makhani 


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Fenugreek (methi) in any form helps to bind bad cholesterol (LDL) in the body and aids in its elimination. Use a pressure cooker to make these rotis to cut down on the amount of oil consumed.

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Makes 8 rotis.
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Ingredients


1 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1/4 cup soya flour
1 tsp crumbled fresh yeast
1 tsp sugar
1/4 cup finely chopped fenugreek (methi) leaves
1 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp oil

Other ingredients
whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling
1 tsp oil for greasing

Method
  1. Combine all the ingredients, except the oil, in a bowl and knead into soft dough, using enough water until it is smooth and elastic.
  2. Add the oil and knead again.
  3. Cover the dough with a wet muslin cloth and allow it prove till it doubles in volume (approx. 15 to 20 minutes).
  4. Press the dough lightly to remove the air.
  5. Divide the dough into 8 equal portions.
  6. Roll out each portion into a 125 mm. (5") diameter circle using little flour.
  7. Remove the lid of the pressure cooker and lightly grease the insides of the bottom with oil.
  8. Heat upside down over an open flame.
  9. Apply a little water on one side of each tandoori roti and stick the wet side on the inside of the heated bottom of the pressure cooker.
  10. Again turn the bottom of the pressure cooker upside down and cook till brown spots appear on the surface of the tandoori roti and it peels away easily.
  11. You can stick 3 to 4 tandoori rotis on the inside of the pressure cooker at a time.
  12. Serve hot.

Tips
  1. This roti can also be made on the tava (griddle).
Nutrient values per roti
CarbohydratesCholesterolEnergyFatFibreProtein
14.7 gm. 0 mg.105 kcal.3.1 gm.0.6 gm.4.8 gm.
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