Sunday, May 8, 2016

Litti Aaloo Choka

Litti Aaloo Choka 

For the dough
  • Wheat Flour ..2 cup's
  • Ghee /Oil..1 tbsp( i used ghee )
  • Baking powder..1/4 th tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Water as needed to prepare a soft dough

For the filling

  • Sattoo flour ..1 cup( i used Manna brand ) 
  • Ajwain/Carom seeds..1/4 th tsp
  • Green chilly  ..1
  • Pickle masala ( use only the masala) .. 2 tsp ( i used priya mango pickle masala)
  • Garlic cloves..3
  • Ginger ..1/4 th  inch
  • Onion..1/3 rd cup
  • Coriander leaves.. 1 tblsp chopped
  • Lime juice ... 1 tsp
  • Oil..2 tsp
  • Water a little just to sprinkle
  • Salt to taste

Method for Litti
In a wide bowl add wheat flour, salt , baking powder n ghee , add enough water , knead well n prepare a soft  dough .. keep aside for about 15 mts .

Method for filling
Finely chop green chilly, onion , ginger , garlic and coriander leaves .

In a bowl add sattoo flour, ajwain, chopped green chilly, onion, ginger , garlic, coriander leaves, pickle masala, salt, oil, lime juice n sprinkle very little water n mix well ( the mix should be like bread crumbs ) not too dry nor watery .

Divide the dough in to equal medium sized golf  ball's and dust with wheat flour. Take one ball and  roll it using a rolling pin to a small poori size. make sure the  center thicker and edges little thin.

Place  2 tsp of the filling in the centre of the rolled poori n slowly press the masala down using your finger and pull the dough up and close the edges. Repeat so for all the dough balls . 

Heat oil in a kadai , n deep fry them till done

Aaloo Choka 
  • Aaloo/Potatoes... 4 
  • Onion ..1 
  • Green chilly ..2
  • Dry red chilly..2 
  • Garlic cloves ..3 
  • Ginger..1/4 th inch 
  • Oil..1 tblsp
  • Red Chilly Powder – 1 tsp
  • Cumin Powder – 1 tsp
  • Coriander Powder – ½ tsp
  • Salt to taste 

Green chilly ( saute in little oil )..1 

Wash n pressure cook the potatoes .Cool, remove the skin n mash well . Add salt n mix again . Keep aside

Chop onion n green chilly, Grate ginger n  garlic cloves .

In a kadai add oil, add torn dry red chilly n saute for a while, then add chopped onion , n saute till onion turns pink. Add chopped green chilles, grated ginger n garlic n saute for sometime ..Add all the powders, mashed potatoes n mix well . Garnish with sauteed green chilly . 

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