Monday, April 28, 2008

Palak missi roti/ Spinach flavoured Indian Flat bread

Missi roti is made with Besan(chickpea flour), wheat flour and jowar or bajara(millet) flour together. Its a mixed grain roti. Delicious as well as nutritous. A whole meal in itself.

1 cup Wheat flour/ Atta
1 cup Besan(Chickpea flour)
1 cup Jowar or Bajara(Millet) flour
1 bunch of Spinach (puree)
1 tsp Cumin seeds
1 tsp Aajjwain (carom seeds)
Paste of 2 green Chillies
Paste of 2 garlic cloves(optional)
Salt to taste
1 tsp oil
Ghee(Clarified Butter) for brushing the roti

Knead a dough mixing all ingredients expect ghee, with warm water. Divide in 12 equal parts. Take one part and roll into a chapati. Roast on the tava(griddle) on medium-high heat, 3-4 min on each side. Brush with ghee on top. And Palak missi roti is ready.
It can be served with any Indian curry specially Sambhar. Its great to pack for lunch and goes well with some butter or curd or some chutney.

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