August 1, 2014

Masala roti recipe - how to make masala roti - lunch box recipes

Masala roti recipe - Are you looking for a spicy roti recipe for lunch box, breakfast, lunch or dinner ? Here is the masala roti that goes well with any dry subzis, chutneys, chutney powder, curd and raitas. This masala roti is alternative to parathas, theplas and chapati. I have used coriander powder, jeera powder, garam masala, chilli powder,  turmeric powder, besan and curd along with wheat flour. This mildly spiced roti can be roasted till crisp to store for three  to four days. In case you like cilantro or mint flavor in roti, then add the same to the dough and get a different flavored roti. You can make wonderful masala lachcha paratha with this dough. Even you can dry the mint leaves in the oven and use the powdered mint leaves to sprinkle on the masala lachcha paratha and that also goes well with chutneys, chutney powder, curd, raitas and subzis. I will post that mint masala lachcha paratha recipe in due course.

masala roti in serving plate

Preparation time  10 minutes
Cooking time  20 minutes
Makes 10 masala rotis

Ingredients
2 cups wheat flour
1/2 cup gram flour / besan
2 tbsp coriander powder
1 tsp cumin seeds powder
1 tsp chili powder
3/4 tsp turmeric powder / haldi
2  generous pinch of garam masala
1/2 cup thick curd / yogurt
salt as required
oil as required

Method
Masala roti recipe with step by step pictures

Mix all the ingredients together and knead it to a smooth dough.
kneded dough- preparing masala roti

Divide the dough into 9 - 10 portions. Make round balls and roll them into small rotis, using some wheat flour. Apply some oil and fold it in the middle. Again apply oil and fold and roll it to a round roti.
rolled masala roti - preparing masala roti

Heat a griddle and shallow fry the roti till dark spot appears from both sides.
frying masala roti - preparing masala roti
 Serve masala roti hot with choice of your side dishes.
remove roti and serve - preparing masala roti recipe




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