Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Missi Roti

Missi Roti: Gram Flour and Wheat Flour Flatbread

Ingredients: Quantity
Gram Flour 1 cup
Multigrain/Whole Wheat Flour 1/2 cup
Onions finely chopped 1/4 cup
Finely Chopped Coriander 1-2 tbsp
Green Chili 1 nos
Turmeric Powder 1/4 tsp
Chaat Masala(Garam Masala + Amchoor Powder) 1/4 tsp
Salt To taste
Oil 1 tsp + For greasing
Ajwain/Omam Seeds crushed* 1/8 tsp
Cumin Powder* A pinch
Paprika* A Pinch
Crushed Kasoori Methi* 1/2 tsp
Black Salt/Kala Namak* A Pinch
Asafoetida* A pinch

1) Heat 1/2 tsp oil in a small pan and sauté the chopped onions for 2-3 min's (This step is optional and you can use onions raw without sautéing them).
2) Shift the gram flour, wheat flour and salt for them to mix evenly. Add all the other ingredients along with the sautéed onions and 1/2 tsp oil. Add enough water and make it into a soft dough. Cover and let it rest for 10-15 min's.
3) Make small Atta balls and roll the roti, dusting little flour.
4) Heat a griddle/tawa and cook the roti turning sides and greasing oil on both sides.#
5) Serve hot with raita or Subzi.

Kneaded Atta Rolled Roti
Note: # Usually Missi Roti is cooked in a hot Tandoor. I have used hot griddle to cook the Missi roti at home.
* The ingredients listed with * tag are optional. They are for flavoring purposes so can be left out or only a few items picked up.

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