Thursday, March 18, 2010
Maida/all purpose flour - 1 1/4 cups
Oil - 5tbsp
Cardamom pwder - 1/2 tsp
Ghee - for fry
Salt - pinch
2 Grind the sugar to powder. now mix dal and sugar add cardamon powder, make into a soft dough..prepare small lemon sized balls for stuffing. Keep aside.
3 Combine maida, pinch of salt,sugar(3tbsp) and enough water to make a very soft and sticky dough(softer than puri dough). Knead with oil (the whole dough completely filled with oil) and keep aside for 2 hours.
4.Grease your hand with oil and pinch a small portion of dough and flatten it into a 2″ disc.Place a ball of
channa dal stuffing in the centre and draw the edges of the dough from all sides to cover stuffing completely.
5 Take a plastic sheet or a plantain leaf and gently flatten each ball carefully with your fingers to form a 6″ diamater flat circular roti/bobattu/poli.
6 Heat ghee in tawa and fry it on low flame such that its roasted on both sides till brown spots appear. Smear ghee over the bobbatu while frying.