Monday, January 26, 2009

Methi Chappathi

Methi leaves - 1 cup
wheat flour - 1 cup
red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
salt to taste
water to make a dough
cumin powder - 1/2 tsp
oil - 3 tbsp
garam masala - 1/2 tsp
turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp

- wash the methi leaves

- in a pan add oil
- add the methi leaves, turmeric powder, chilli powder, cumin powder and garam masala.
- add ginger garlic paste
- fry until the raw smell vanishes
- add the fried leaves to the flour
- add salt and water to the flour
- make a soft dough

- now roll the dough into balls
- pat them with dry flour and roll them as chappathi's
- (please forgive my chappathis's are not so round in shape.. im still learning to make a round one yet)
- in a tava add oil
- add the chappathi's and cook on one side
- again brush a little oil and then cook on the other side
- serve hot with some good side dish!!!

- this recipe could be prepared with the dried kasthuri methi leaves as well.

This is for the EVENT: CREATIVE SAGA

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