Addictive Spicy Peas Rotis (Indian Flatbreads)

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 30 mins

From the Weekend magazine (today's issue).

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Put flour in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Gradually add water and knead into a smooth, soft and pliable dough.
  3. Cover with a damp cloth.
  4. Keep aside for 20 minutes.
  5. In another bowl, now combine together the ground/mashed peas, green chillies, mint and coriander leaves, salt and cumin seeds; mix well.
  6. Keep aside.
  7. Remove the damp cloth from the dough.
  8. Knead dough once again for 2-3 minutes.
  9. Divide dough into 10 equal portions (to make 10 rotis).
  10. Shape each portion into a ball.
  11. Flatten each ball of dough.
  12. Roll into flat rounds (rotis).
  13. Place spoonfuls of peas mixture in the center of the rolled out roti.
  14. Fold up the edges from all sides to cover up and enclose the peas mixture.
  15. Dip stuffed dough balls into dry wheat flour (known as "atta" in Hindi).
  16. Roll out again into flat discs (rotis).
  17. Cook each roti on a hot griddle (tawa), adding a little ghee on both sides as the roti cooks.
  18. Make sure the rotis are well cooked on both sides and the edges as well.
  19. Serve hot with a curry of your choice accompanied by a yogurt raita.
  20. Alternatively, you can enjoy the roti with chilled plain low-fat yogurt.

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