Kannvali Roti

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Bread Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Roast Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • For filling:
  • 1 cup - green moong dal (washed and soaked for 3-4 hours)
  • 2 green chillies (finely chopped)
  • 2 tbsp - coriander leaves (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - coriander seeds (crushed coarsely)
  • 1/4 tsp - cumin seeds (crushed coarsely)
  • 3-4 pinches of asafetida
  • salt to taste
  • For dough:
  • 1 cup - wheat flour
  • salt to taste
  • water to knead dough
  • oil to shallow fry

How to Make Kannvali Roti

  • For filling:
  • Finely grind the dal, using very little water.
  • Add all the other ingredients, mix well.
  • Keep in the refrigerator till needed.
  • For dough:
  • Sieve together salt and flour.
  • Add a little water at a time to knead into a soft pliable dough. Cover and keep aside for 20 minutes.
  • Divide dough into 6-7 parts.
  • Roll into circles of about 7 inches diameter
  • Place 1 tbsp filling in the centre
  • Spread carefully into a square, leaving four empty segments.
  • Fold these segments over to cover the filling.
  • Heat a griddle, place roti carefully on it, open side down.
  • Cook over medium heat, drizzling a little oil to shallow fry.
  • When golden and crisp, flip and shallow fry the other side till brown.
  • Cut into quarters, serve hot with green chutney and sauce.