Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Rotti , Methichi bhaji n Aamras Ki Kadhi

Rotti , Methichi bhaji  n Aamras Ki Kadhi 

  • Wheat flour- 1 cup 
  • water as needed to prepare a soft dough 
  • Salt per taste . 


In a bowl add wheat flour , 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.

Methichi bhaji 

  • Fresh Methi leaves ..1 huge bunch ( 2 cup's ) 
  • Thur dhal ...1/4 th cup
  • Oil..2 tsp
  • Mustard seeds ..1/2 tsp 
  • Garlic flakes ... 10 
  • Onion ..1 
  • Green Chilles ..3
  • Jaggery ..a small piece ( optional ) 
  • Grated coconut ..1 tblsp 
  • Salt to taste 


Wash the methi leaves n tear it with hands as this avoids the bitterness .

Peel n chop garlic flakes, chop onion n green chilles. 

wash n soak the thur dhal in water for about 2 hours . 

In a kadai add oil , splutter mustard  seeds , then add chopped garlic n fry for a while ..Add chopped onion n fry till transparent , add green chilles , add cut methi leaves, salt  n saute till it wilts . Add the soaked thur dhal n very little water, jaggery  n cook for a while .. Once done garnish with grated coconut , mix well .

 Aamras Ki Kadhi

  • Ripe Mango pieces  – 1/2 cup 
  •  Raw  Mango pieces ..1/2 cup 
  • Curd – 3/4 th cup 
  •  Water– 3/4 th cup 
  • Turmeric Powder – 1/4 th tsp 
  • Red Chilly Powder – 1/2 tsp 
  • Salt to taste 

To cook the blended Khadi 

  • Oil – 1 tsp
  • Mustard Seeds – 1/4 th tsp
  • Cumin Seeds – 1/4 th tsp
  • Fenugreek Seeds/Methi seeds – 1 pinch 
  • Curry Leaves – 1 sprig 
  • Asafoetida/Hing  – a  pinch
  • Green Chillies – 2 chopped 
For season  
  • Oil – 1/2 tsp
  • Ginger – 1 tsp , grated 
  • Dry Red Chillies – 1 broken


  • Coriander Leaves chopped .. 2 tsp
  • Boondi – 2 tblsp

Blend ripe mango pieces, raw mango pieces, curds, water , turmeric powder, chilly powder n salt .Keep aside .

Add oil in a kadai , splutter mustard seeds then add Cumin Seeds, Fenugreek Seeds,  Curry Leaves , Hing  n Green Chillies .Saute for a while . 

Sim the flame n add the  blended puree mixture n cook stirring for a few minutes . 

Remove the cooked khadi , season n then garnish . 

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