Methi Eliachi Loli

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 3 cups - whole-wheat flour
  • 3 tbsp - ghee or butter
  • 10 - cardamom pods, seeded
  • 1/4 cup - sugar
  • 1 cup - water
  • Ghee to shallow fry

How to Make Methi Eliachi Loli

  • Crush cardamom seeds coarsely. Sieve flour into a large plate.
  • Make a well in the centre.
  • Boil together ghee, water, sugar, cardamom seeds.
  • Simmer for a minute, or till sugar dissolves completely.
  • Cool to lukewarm.
  • Pour into well of dough.
  • Mix into a semi-stiff, pliable dough.
  • Knead for 3-4 mins, till dough is smooth.
  • Cover with a moist cloth, keep aside for 30 mins.
  • Divide dough in 4 parts.
  • Take one part, make a smooth ball, roll into a thick round.
  • Make small incisions by poking with a fork or knifepoint, all over.
  • Apply a little oil on board, to assist rolling.
  • Heat a griddle, put roti on it.
  • Dry roast both side till tiny brown spots appear.
  • Reduce flame, drizzle a tsp of ghee on one side.
  • Fry till golden spots are formed, pressing with a spatula, to aid cooking.
  • Repeat for other side.
  • Repeat till roti is crisp and golden.
  • Repeat for remaining dough.
  • Serve hot with any of the gravy dishes.