Whole Wheat Roti Chivda

Whole Wheat Roti Chivda

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Whole Wheat Roti Chivda is a light and tasty snack, which can be made with fresh or leftover rotis.

The rotis are shredded and sautéed with a tempering of cumin seeds and other tasty ingredients like onions, green chillies and garlic.

A dash of lemon juice and a garnish of finely chopped coriander leaves imparts a fresh flavour to the chivda making it a delight to munch on.

Relish this immediately after preparation, with a cup of hot chaai. You can use rotis to make other tasty recipes like Chapati Masala Noodles and Dahiwali Roti .

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Whole Wheat Roti Chivda recipe - How to make Whole Wheat Roti Chivda

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     3Makes 3 servings
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For The Whole Wheat Rotis
1 1/4 cups whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
salt to taste
whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling

Other Ingredients
1 1/2 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1/2 cup chopped onions
1 1/2 tsp chopped green chillies
1 tsp garlic (lehsun) paste
1 1/2 tsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
salt to taste
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
1 tsp powdered sugar
For the whole wheat rotis

    For the whole wheat rotis
  1. Combine the whole wheat flour and salt in a deep bowl and knead into a soft dough using enough water. Keep aside.
  2. Divide the dough into 5 equal portions.
  3. Roll a portion of the dough into a 175 mm. (7”) diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
  4. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) on a high 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. Cool completely and tear into small pieces. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the onions and green chillies and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  3. Add the garlic paste, lemon juice, turmeric powder and salt and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  4. Add the roti pieces, coriander and powdered sugar, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Serve immediately.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy269 cal
Protein6.9 g
Carbohydrates43.3 g
Fiber6.9 g
Fat8.4 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium12.9 mg

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Whole Wheat Roti Chivda
 on 08 Jan 20 11:11 AM

This is a nice way to use leftover rotis. The lemon juice and coriander garnish along with the other ingredients enhances the flavor of this dish, making it a crunchy and enjoyable snack. Loved it with my morning tea.
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Tarla Dalal    Winnie, thanks for the feedback and lovely comment.
10 Jan 20 11:41 AM
Whole Wheat Roti Chivda
 on 14 Dec 16 02:56 PM

I had so many leftover rotis from last night. I tried this recipe and cooked up a delicious hot snack to have with my chai within no time. Thanks for the lovely idea.