Roti/Indian Flat Bread

GARLIC NAAN

I made Garlic Naan sometime back for the first time.I have never tried this recipe and wanted to try it after we tried it at a nearby restaurant.  It was very flavorful and fluffy in the middle.Hoping to incorporate the…

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GOBI PARATHA

Gobi or Cauliflower Paratha is one the popular and tasty paratha variety from the Punjab region.It is stuffed in the wheat flour dough which is rolled and shallow fried.It is mildly spicy owing to the addition of spices and tastes great with any side dish such as vegetable or dal. Some people add chopped onion along with cauliflower,but I have not added onions in this recipe.There are various restaurants and road side dhabas which sell these and are relished by all.The easiest way of using cauliflower would be to grate of very finely chop them.Many a times the stuffing would…

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Roti/Indian Flat Bread

PUDINA PARATHA

Pudina Paratha is a spicy,crispy mint flavored Indian flat bread.Normally for dinners I make parathas or rotis but have never tried a mint flavored one.I usually make an alu,methi or gobi paratha.This one turned super flaky,crispy and delicious.You can add coriander leaves as well,but since I wanted the predominant taste of mint leaves,I added that only.Mint as we all know is a wonder herb.It aids digestion,acts as mouth freshner and cures allergies and common cold.This is a adapted from an old cookbook of mine which had an easy and quick method of preparing the recipe. You can make these parathas…

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Dinner recipes, Roti/Indian Flat Bread

SOFT PHULKAS/HOW TO MAKE SOFT ROTIS

Chappathis or rotis are a common feature at everyone’s home.Specially if you have diabetic patients at home,rotis form a major part of their diet.It is not easy for beginners to roll out perfect shaped rotis and I at the initial stage have made rotis in all shapes and sizes.So in a small attempt to make things easier for those who are new in the kitchen,I think this post might be useful.For rotis to stay soft for a longer time kneading should be properly done.To master it you should constantly make them and you can gain expertise in no time.Here is…

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Dinner recipes, Lunchbox Ideas, Roti/Indian Flat Bread

MOOLI PARATHA/RADISH PARATHA/LUNCH BOX RECIPES

Mooli Paratha is a paratha with radish filling along with some mild spices.It is a stuffed paratha and tastes awesome even after eating hours after it is made.I make this one in a while for my daughter’s lunch box and each time she would complain there was not much left for her,since her friends snatched hers. So nowadays Iam making 2-3 extra parathas so that all can enjoy.I have some nice memories of mom making these for school during my time and it was the same with me as well.History repeats itself.Now to the recipe..

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Breakfast Recipes, Roti/Indian Flat Bread, Tiffin

POORI

Poori as we all know is a deep fried flat bread eaten all over as a favorite food item.Normally made as breakfast this tasty poori can be made for dinner as well.I make it as a tiffin also and my daughter relishes it with vegetable kurma or potato masala.It is always good to see children finish up their food in a matter of seconds and if that happens,you know they sure are tasty.But for many this might sound a little odd as they may think what is there to explain in the poori making?To make puffed pooris is a great…

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Roti/Indian Flat Bread

METHI POORI

Good things are not liked by all.And when it comes to food all the healthy and good ingredients are disliked as if they are forbidden.I also don’t have a soft corner for methi leaves or menthya keerai.But sometime back accidentally some fenugreek seeds fell into my balcony’s tiny garden’s pot and lo! I had my first kitchen garden harvest though unplanned.Fenugreek seeds are known for combating diabetes and of cousre has a good source of iron.So i was tempted to make this methi poori since it uses many other spices as well and so the bitterness cannot be felt.So here’s…

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