Ragi Roti Stuffed with Paneer Pesto


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Ragi Roti Stuffed with Paneer Pesto

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Pesto is a famous Italian sauce made with basil, nuts and garlic. While pine nuts are used in the original recipe, the results are equally awesome when walnuts are used instead.

Here, is a totally unique and innovative dish, in which hearty ragi rotis are stuffed with a succulent and flavour-packed mixture of paneer and pesto. The rotis are first cooked plain, then the mixture is placed inside, and the roti is folded, because it is difficult to roll ragi rotis with a stuffing inside, as is usually done with other rotis and parathas .

This method is easy to prepare and perfectly tasty too. Enjoy the Ragi Roti Stuffed with Paneer Pesto immediately upon preparation.

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Ragi Roti Stuffed with Paneer Pesto recipe - How to make Ragi Roti Stuffed with Paneer Pesto

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

For The Ragi Roti
3/4 cup ragi (nachni / red millet) flour
1/2 tsp ghee
salt to taste
ragi (nachni / red millet) flour for rolling

To Be Blended Into Pesto (using 1 Tbsp Of Water)
1 cup basil leaves
1 1/2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
2 tbsp walnuts (akhrot)
1 tsp roughly chopped garlic (lehsun)

Other Ingredients
2 tsp olive oil
3/4 cup paneer (cottage cheese) cubes
4 spinach (palak) leaves , torn into pieces
Method
For the ragi roti

    For the ragi roti
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl, mix well and knead it into a soft dough using enough warm water.
  2. Divide the dough into 4 equal portions.
  3. Roll out a portion of the dough into a 125 mm. (5”) diameter using a little ragi flour for rolling.
  4. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) on a medium flame and when hot, place the roti gently over it.
  5. Cook it till small blisters appear on the surface. Turn over the roti and cook for few more seconds.
  6. Cook it on an open flame till it puffs up and brown spots appear on both the sides.
  7. Repeat steps 3 to 6 to make 3 more rotis. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Heat the olive oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the prepared pesto and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  2. Add the paneer and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  3. Divide into 4 equal portions and keep aside.
  4. Place the ragi roti on a clean dry surface, place few spinach leaves, on one side of the roti.
  5. Place one portion of the paneer mixture over it and, fold it over gently to form a semi-circle.
  6. Serve immediately.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy272 cal
Protein6.4 g
Carbohydrates22.2 g
Fiber3.4 g
Fat17.7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium7.8 mg

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Ragi Roti Stuffed with Paneer Pesto
5
 on 06 Oct 16 11:01 AM


Very healthy snack or meal to have as Ragi roti is far healthier than whole wheat roti and and paneer provides the protein. The pesto makes a great combo with Ragi and paneer. We just loved the roti and make it very often,. Great hit with the kids too.