Tuesday, September 08, 2015

Bajra Aloo Roti from Hariyana/Pearl millet and potatoes flatbread

We are travelling to Hariyana for today's breakfast. When looking for recipes for this state, this aloo-bajra roti was my first pick. A simple breakfast that can be served as such or with some pickle or dal by the side. The dough itself contains enough masala to tingle your taste-buds. 
The dough was a bit tricky to roll. Maybe i used a little extra potato, so it was too soft. But then i managed to roll it in between plastic paper/ziploc pouch and got a round shape. 

Ingredients
1 1/2 cups bajra  flour
 2 medium potatoes, boiled and mashed 
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
3 tbsp chopped coriander 
1 tsp red chili powder
1/2 tsp shredded ginger
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper powder
salt to taste
bajra (black millet) flour for dusting
1 tsp ghee for cooking
Method
  • In a deep bowl combine ,mashed potatoes, chopped onions, coriander leaves, ginger, black pepper powder together. To this add bajra flour, and start kneadng a soft dough. Add 2-3 tbsp of warm water, to make dough.
  • Divide the dough into 8-10 equal portions and roll out each portion into a 6" circle. 
  • If, in case out are not able to roll out the dough properly, then you can pat he dough ball direcly on the hot tava or ou can roll it in-between two wax papers.
  • Heat a pan/tava and cook each roti using a little ghee, until both sides are golden brown. Serve hot wih an spciy curry/Dal of your choice. i served, with Caulifower dal for kids and Chole for hubby.



14 comments:

  1. I also wanted to make it but didn't had bajra flour.I can eat this roti without any side dish.

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  2. Ok, potato is added directly to the flour to make the dough! These roti are very tempting. Bookmarking the recipe.

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  3. Very healthy roti... I need to make something out of bajra flour too

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  4. hey ! I made this too... but the clicks prevented me from posting them as they were taken at night ... these are so delicious arent they ??

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  5. Super like, adding potatoes to the flour makes this rotis more interesting..I can have couple of them with some mango pickle.

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  6. Love it. These are making me drool.

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  7. Healthy roti and you have done it beautifully..

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  8. Such healthy breakfast options priya..so nicely made..

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  9. Your bajra rotis look perfect. They must have tasted great with chole.

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  10. Roti looks so yum Priya. Looking at the amount of onions in the roti, my folks will surely love it..

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  11. The bajra rotis definitely are tricky but you have made them beautifully.

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  12. Bokmarking this will make an awesome addition to my daughters tiffin box where I fail miserably.

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  13. I guess the addition of potato makes the preparation of bajra rotis easier. They look good.

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  14. like all the spices in the dough itself - would be yummy even on its own

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