• Indian Flatbreads

    September 1, 2018mayurisjikoni

    INDIAN FLATBREADS – BEGINNING THE SEPTEMBER 2018 MEGA BLOGGING MARATHON India and the rest of the sub-continent has a huge variety of flatbreads both traditional and modern, right from bajri na rotla to chinese stuffed parathas. The options are endless. What are Flatbreads? Flatbreads are basically flat breads that are generally not leavened but a few are to some extend like naans, pizza, pita bread etc. Flatbreads are usually made from flour which can range from wheat to millet flours. Flatbreads can be simple and basic like roti or chapati where the dough is made by using flour and water. Some can be stuffed with vegetables, fruits, meats or cheese. Parathas are pretty simple, the dough is made using flour, water and sometimes salt is…

     
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  • Puran Poli/ Ghari Rotli

    June 10, 2017mayurisjikoni

    What is Puran Poli/ Ghari Rotli? Puran Poli/ Ghari Rotli is an Indian Flatbread filled with sweetened cooked lentils and spices. It is usually prepared during festivals and special occasions. Lentils are cooked till soft and then spices and sugar or jaggery are added. This mixture is filled into a wheat or plain flour dough, rolled and roasted. Famous in many parts of India during festivals, weddings, celebrations, etc, the flatbread varies a bit from state to state. Gujarat: We generally use wheat flour dough. The stuffing is made from tuvar dal (split pigeon pea). We usually add sugar or jaggery and cook it with cooked Tuvar dal till it becomes like a thick paste. Spices like cardamom, nutmeg, saffron, fennel seeds are added. Known…

     
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  • Bajri na Dhebra

    April 18, 2013mayurisjikoni

    Bajri Na Dhebra/ Millet Fenugreek Flatbread First Published on 18/04/2013 Updated on 29/01/2021 What is Bajri Na Dhebra/ Millet Fenugreek Flatbread? Bajri na Dhebra/ Millet Fenugreek Flatbread is a famous Gujarati snack prepared from pearl millet flour and loads of fresh fenugreek. Generally enjoyed hot for breakfast or as a snack. Usually Bajri na dhebra are served with some pickle and plain yogurt or masala tea. Bajri na dhebra can be carried as travel food. Long journeys many years ago meant that one had to carry travel food to enjoy on the way. Generally, Bajri na dhebra stay fresh for 2-3 days depending on the weather. However, if prepared as travel food, tamarind pulp is added instead of yogurt. Memories I remember my mum packing…

     
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