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Kannvali Roti Recipe

Kannvali Roti is a popular Indian Bread
Author :
On :
Tuesday, 19 April, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Bread Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Roast Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
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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:

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


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