Recipe: Appetizing Dhal Roti (Puri)

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Dhal Roti (Puri).

Dhal Roti (Puri) You can have Dhal Roti (Puri) using 12 ingredients and 12 steps. Here is how you make it.

Ingredients of Dhal Roti (Puri)

  1. You need of For the Dough.
  2. You need of cake flour.
  3. It’s of brown flour.
  4. It’s of Olive Oil.
  5. It’s of Approximately 2 cups Boiled Water to create a soft dough (hot).
  6. You need of For the Filling.
  7. You need of split Pea dal (lentil)boiled in water until just cooked.
  8. Prepare of roasted whole cumin slightly crushed.
  9. You need of heaped tsp Turmeric Powder.
  10. It’s of heaped tsp masala / chilli powder.
  11. It’s of chopped coriander.
  12. Prepare of to taste Salt.

Dhal Roti (Puri) instructions

  1. For the filling Cook dhall until just tender. Drain off all excess water making sure it's dry and let cool. Once cooled grind to rough consistency. Add in remaining filling ingredients (cumin, turmuric powder, masala / chilli powder), coriander and salt to taste) and mix well. Keep aside..
  2. In a fairly large dish, place both brown and white flour and combine..
  3. Add in oil and mix through.
  4. Create a well in the centre of your mix then slowly add water, a little bit at a time to form a soft dough. Note that you may not need all of the water..
  5. Knead dough well.
  6. Divide dough into 8 equal parts and roll into balls.
  7. Working with one at a time, shape ball to create a hollow centre like a small 'bowl' as demonstrated in the picture.
  8. Fill centre with dal mixture then press down and bring ends together until closed to create a modak shape..
  9. Press down into a flat round shape as illustrated..
  10. Flour both your roti and rolling surface then roll out into a disk..
  11. Once all your Rotis have been rolled, to cook place one at a time onto a hot greased pan. Allow to cook until colour changes slightly then turn over. Smear partially cooked side with garlic butter then turn over and smear other side. Allowing that side to cook through then turn over one last time. A good indication of it cooking through is when you see small bubbles forming just under the surface..
  12. Remove from heat. Once done cooking your rotis cover with a clean tea towel until ready to serve. This keeps them nice and soft. Serve with curry of your choice or enjoy with a nice cup of tea / coffee.

recipe by Navitha @cookpad