Sunday, July 12, 2015

Kasuri Methi Rottis with Moong Dhal Fry n Sprouted Moong Bean Masala

Kasuri Methi Rottis with Moong Dhal Fry n  Sprouted Moong Bean Masala 

Kasuri Methi Rottis 

For the Rottis 

  • Wheat flour- 1 cup 
  • Kasuri Methi- 2 tsp (crushed ) 
  • water as needed to prepare a soft dough 
  • Salt per taste . 


In a bowl add wheat flour , crushed kasuri methi, salt n just enough water n knead well to form a soft dough .. keep aside for 1/2 an hour. 

Knead the dough again n divide the dough into equal lemon sized balls .

Sprinkle little flour on the dry surface kitchen platform or a wooden chapthi maker n place the dough ball over it n roll with a rolling pin very gently n not too hard  to a round 5 inch disc . 

Heat a tawa n place the rotti over it. Cook on one side for half minute and flip on the second side. Cook for another half minute and smear some oil  on one side. Now flip this oiled side onto the tawa. Now you will see the rotti fluffing . Similarly add oil on the second side and fry both sides till rotti is completely cooked and brown spots appear on it.  Move each edge to middle of the tawa and cook so that all the edges are evenly cooked. 

Moong Dhal Fry 

  • Yellow Moong Dal  - 1 Cup 
  • Turmeric powder -2 pinch 
  • Salt to taste 

To Season 

  • Oil/Ghee - 2 tsp 
  • Mustard seeds- 1/2 tsp 
  • Cumin seeds- 1/2 tsp 
  • Hing / Asafoetida - 2 pinch 
  • Onion - 1 
  • Tomato - 1
  • Garlic - 5 flakes 
  • Ginger - 1/2 Inch 
  • Red Chilly powder - 1 Tsp 
  • Coriander Powder-1/2 tsp 
  • Cumin Powder - 1/2 tsp 


  • Coriander Leaves Chopped - 2 tsp 

Wash n soak the moong dhal for about 10 mts n then pressure cook along  with  turmeric powder . then mash it well .keep aside . 

In a Kadai add ghee/oil n splutter mustard n cumin seeds , add hing n then chopped onion n fry till pink , add chopped garlic n finely  chopped ginger n fry for a minute .Add chopped tomato n cook till the raw smell goes n its mushy . Add salt along with all the powders n fry for a minute now add the cooked dhal n cook for five mts n do the garnishing . 

Sprouted Moong Bean Masala

  • Sprouted green gram-1 cup 


  • Oil-2 tsp 
  • Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp 
  • Hing/ asafetida- a generous pinch 
  • Onion -1
  • Tomato -1
  • Garlic flakes - 3 
  • Ginger - 1 inch 
  •  Coriander powder-1 tsp 
  • Garam masala-1/2 tsp 
  • Turmeric powder-1/4 th tsp 
  •  Red chilly  powder -1 tsp or according to the spice 
  • Salt to taste 


  • Lime jucie - 1 tsp 
  • Coriander leaves chopped - 3 tsp 

Just before serving 
Cashew paste - 3 tsp 

Pressure cook sprouted moong for 1 whistle dont over cook n make it mushy . 

In a kadai add  oil and splutter cumin seeds , add hing , chopped onions n fry till pinkish red . Add chopped garlic, grated ginger n fry for a minute . Add chopped tomato n cook till the raw smell goes . 
Add all the powders n fry for a while . Add the cooked sprouted moong along with salt n cook for a while . Switch off and do the garnishing n just before serving add cashew paste to the masala .

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