Paushtic Roti ( Pregnancy Cook Book)
by Tarla Dalal
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The word "paushtic" in hindi means healthy or life giving. This Paushtik Roti is a nutritious combination of a cereal and a pulse along with a green leafy vegetable, enhanced further by the addition of milk or curds. All of these contribute to make this dish rich in folic acid , iron , protein and calcium . Pregnant women can include these Paushtic Roti for Pregnant Women instead of the plain whole wheat chapatis we usually eat.
These Paushtik Rotis are so soft that they can undoubtedly be served to all elders of the family. Serve them with curd to square up as a meal for them.
These rotis will not fail to please kids as well. When they come home hungry after school and you as a mother want to serve something colourful, delicious plus nourishing, then try these Paushtic Rotis for Kids.
Enjoy these Paushtic Rotis off the tawa for a flavourful experience.
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- To make paushtik roti, combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead into a soft dough using enough warm water.
- Divide the dough into 14 equal portions and roll out each portion into a circle of 125 mm. (5") diameter, using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
- Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook each roti, using a little oil, till it turns golden brown in colour from both sides.
- Serve the paushtik roti immediately with fresh curds.
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Roti is a popular Indian flatbread eaten with subzi, curries and gravies for lunch or dinner. While mostly it is made with whole wheat flour and salt, you can use a number of flour and spices to make variation. Also, you can add in some chopped vegetables to give it a nice mouthfeel and flavour. The addition of paneer or oats also helps in making it more wholesome. Here are some popular healthy roti recipes from our website which are my all-time favourite:
To prepare the paushtic roti, peel and grate the potatoes. You can even use boiled grated potatoes to make the dough of paushtic roti. Moreover, you can skip this starchy vegetable and make use of any veggies of your choice like carrot, beetroot, french beans, radish, bottle gourd etc.
Also, for a fibre-rich nutritious roti, we will be adding chopped spinach. You can add any leafy greens of your choice like fenugreek, coriander, spring onions.
For the dough of paushtic roti, in a deep bowl take gehun ka atta.
To this, add besan. Alternatively, you can even add jowar, bajra, nachni atta to fortify the paushtik roti dough.
Add the grated potatoes.
Finally, add chopped spinach and green chillies. Ensure that all the veggies are either finely chopped or finely grated so that you can easily roll the paushtic roti without breaking.
Add curd or milk to bind together all the ingredients. It not only helps in making the paushtic roti soft but also increases the nutrient quotient with an addition of calcium. Also, you can use paneer whey to make this dough.
Combine all the ingredients with the help of your hands.
Knead into a soft dough using approx. 6 tbsp warm water.
To prepare the healthy roti, divide the dough into 14 equal portions.
Put a little flour on the rolling board.
Place a portion of dough ball on rolling board and press it.
Roll out a portion of the dough into a 175 mm. (7”) diameter circle with the help of a little whole wheat flour.
Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and carefully place the Paushtic Roti over it. Cook the roti till it is golden brown from the bottom.
Apply ¼ tsp of oil, flip and cook the other side.
Apply ¼ tsp oil on the other side and cook till the potato roti has golden brown spots on both the sides.
Remove the paushtic roti in a plate.
Repeat steps 2 to 8 and make all the 13 nutritious roti similarly.
Serve the paushtic roti immediately.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per roti
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