Bajra Roti in Kadhi
by Tarla Dalal
Added to 17 cookbooks
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Keep anaemic at bay with this super-tasty and satiating Bajra Roti in Kadhi. This delicious recipe features sumptuous bajra rotis suspended in a tongue-tickling and easy-to-cook kadhi. Bajra is rich in iron, and very effective in keeping up your haemoglobin levels.
That makes this a wonderful recipe for pregnant women. When served with khichdi, the Bajra Roti in Kadhi transforms into a complete meal. The kadhi gets very thick after adding the bajra rotis, so make sure you add them just before serving.
Some more nutritious recipes for pregnancy - Groundnut Tikkis , Nachni Ladoos , Chick Pea Tikkis , Panch Dhan Khichdi and Ragi and Oat Crackers .
- Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl, mix well and knead into a semi-soft dough using enough warm water.
- Divide the dough into 3 equal portions.
- Roll a portion of the dough into a 125 mm. (5”) diameter circle using a little bajra flour for rolling.
- Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) on a high flame and when hot, place the roti gently over it.
- Cook it till small blisters appear on the surface. Turn over the roti and cook for a few more seconds.
- Cook it on an open flame using a pair of tongs till it puffs up and brown spots appear on both the sides.
- Repeat steps 3 to 6 to make 2 more rotis.
- Cool slightly and cut each roti into small squares and keep aside.
- Combine the besan, curds and 1 cup of water in a deep bowl and mix well using a whisk. Keep aside.
- Heat the ghee in a deep non-stick pan, add the mustard seeds, cumin seeds and asafoetida.
- When the seeds crackle, add the ginger-green chilli paste, red chillies and curry leaves and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
- Add the besan-curd mixture, salt and sugar, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 5 minutes, while stirring continuously. Keep aside.
- Just before serving, re-heat the kadhi, add the bajra roti pieces, mix gently and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Serve immediately.
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