Monday, March 4, 2013

Biscuit Rotti ..



Ing :

Ing for Dough :

All purpose flour :   2 cups
Salt : 1/4 tea spoon
Warm vegetable oil : 1 tea spoon
Cold water : 1/4 cup ( Adjust accordingly )

Ing for Filling :

Semolina : 1 cup
Vegetable oil : 1 tea spoon
Shredded coconut : 2 table spoons
Red chilli powder : 1 tea spoon
Mustard seeds :  1/2 tea spoon
Asafoetida :  A pinch
Curry leaves : 8 no.s
Salt : 1/4 tea spoon

Vegetable oil : 2 cups ( For deep frying )

Method:

To prepare Dough :

* In a big bowl add in all purpose flour,salt and warm vegetable oil, mix it well, using warm water make a smooth dough. (dough looks same as chapathi dough)

To prepare Semolina filling :

* Heat 1 tea spoon oil in a non stick pan and add in mustard seeds. When they start popping, add curry leaves and asafoetida. Then add in semolina and fry till it turns slightly brownish.

* Now add in sheredded coconut, salt, chilli powder and 1/2 cup of water. Cook till semolina absorbs all the water. Switch off the flame.

How to make Biscuit Rotti ?

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* Make equal number of balls from Dough and Semolina filling.

* Grease your palm with drop of vegetable oil and spread the dough a bit using the palm, keep semolina mixture ball on it and cover the ends firmly. ( Like how you cover while making holige,paratha)

* Dust the rolling board with all purpose flour, using rolling pin, roll it into small puris.

* Heat oil in a non stick pan and deep fry the biscuit rottis.

* Serve hot with Coconut chutney or simply with tomato ketchup.


11 comments:

  1. Wow...Can this be done adding jaggery and making it sweet?

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    1. Thanks Divya, I have not tried with jaggery filling.
      But there is a sweet called " Karjikaayi " in karnataka, that calls for coconut and jaggery filling and dough remains same. Will post that recipe soon :)

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