Monday, April 19, 2010

Missi roti and Daal Tadka



3/4th cup Whole wheat flour
3/4th cup Gram flour
2-3 Green chillies
1 tsp Cumin seeds
1 pinch Hing
1 tsp Turmeric
2 tsp Red chili powder
1 tbsp Ghee melted
1 small Onion finely chopped
Few leaves of dried kasoori methi


1. Grind the green chillies and cumin seeds in a blender.

2. In a large mixing bowl mix all the ingredients, add sufficient amount of water and knead into a soft uniform dough.

3. Wrap in a moist cloth and allow to sit for 30 minutes.

4. Divide the dough into lemon sized balls, roll out each ball into a circle.
(These circles should be slightly thicker than regular whole wheat rotis.)

Flip it on a hot griddle until golden brown on both sides.

Gloss it with ghee or unsalted butter.



3/4th cup Toor daal
1 medium sized Onion thinly sliced
6-7 Green chilies slit
2 medium sized tomatoes chopped
6 cloves of garlic roughly crushed
1/2 tsp Turmeric
1/2 tbsp Olive oil

For tempering(Tadka):
1 tsp Mustard seeds
1 tsp Cumin seeds
1 pinch Hing
Few curry leaves
2 Dried red chilies(Optional)
1 tbsp Ghee


1. Soak the daal for at least 20 minutes. Pressure cook the daal with sufficient amount of water and 2 slit green chilies and few slices of onion.

2. Heat oil in pot add the left over green chilies and sliced onion.
Once the onions are soft add the garlic saute for a minute and add turmeric.

3. Add the chopped tomatoes and salt, cook until tomatoes are soft.
Add the pressure cooked daal and a cup of water. Boil until all the ingredients are well done.

4. In a small vessel heat ghee and add all the tempering ingredients once they start spluttering add it to the cooked daal.

Feast upon with hot rotis.


Ann said...

wow.. looks so tempting and yummy!

Parita said...

What a delectable combo! Love missi rotis :)

Madhavi said...

Lovely combo :))

Anonymous said...

helloo phanitha-chan! :) it's Nori.
Just wanted to say hi and that what a Fabuloud cook you are!! I'd love to make those yummy dishes of yours one day!

Tangled Noodle said...

I could just eat and eat these roti and daal - both look so delicious!

Anonymous said...

Yum! The roti & daal look amazing!

Smita Srivastava said...

Thanks for visiting my blog n leaving in such lovely comment .
The missi roti looks so yummy n inviting - makes me feel nostalgic !!!

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Aruna Manikandan said...

First time here....

Nice delicious combo...

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gtyuk said...

Mmmmmm, roti and dhaal, that's a perfect match, right?
can never say to this dish!! looks delicious!!!

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turmericnspice said...

lovely combo...simple is beautiful and yum too ..most times the most delicious meals are simple and home made.

Shanthi said...

Tempting and mouthwatering

Indian Cuisine Blogroll said...

Hi Phanitha,
I tried the dal and loved it. I have put a picture in my blog

Srividhya Ravikumar said...

omg...looks lovely daal and roti... first time here and very nice blog... following you..

Nithu Bala said...

wow! delicious combo..beautiful click..

Unknown said...

Misi roti looks like it turned out perfectly :) yum!

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