Besan Ki Masala Roti-Indian Cooking Challenge(ICC)-August 2012

For this month of ICC Srivalli chose two flat bread recipes Besan ki masala roti and bajra(millet) aloo roti which is adapted from Sanjeev Kapoor and Tarladalal.
As I don't have the millet flour,decided to make the besan ki roti which is very flavorful and came out very delicious,soft.Now off to the recipe.......


For the roti
Wheat flour/gothumai maavu1cup
Gram flour/besan/kakadala maavu1/2cup
Saltto taste
Waterto knead
For the stuffing
Cumin powder/jeeraga podi11/2tsp
Coriander powder/kothamalli podi1/2tsp
Red chilly powder/milagai podi1/2tsp
Turmeric powder/manjal podi1/2tsp
Dry mango powder/aamchur1/2tsp
Green Chilly(finely chopped)1no.
Saltto taste


  • Mix all the ingredients given for the masala stuffing and divide into eight equal portions, keep aside.
  • In another bowl mix the ingredients given for the roti and knead it to a soft dough with water.Divide the dough into equal portions.
  • Roll out the divided portion into a 6 inch disc on a floured surface and spread the masala stuffing into the rolled portion.
  • Fold in to half and then again half into a triangle and roll into a triangular roti.
  • Heat the griddle and cook it till both the sides cooked,apply a little ghee and press it gently between your palms. 
  • Besan Masala roti is ready.Serve it hot with pickle and yogurt or raitha.




Looks very nice and yummy and love the masala stuffing..

Looks so flaky and tempting Nalini..glad you joined us!

Where were you Nalini, long time didn't see you in BM lately. The rotis look so inviting. I tried both the kind, but seemed to like besan one more than the bajra variety.

Lovely and flaky roti, super tempting Nalini.

Today's recipe:

These look really tempting going to try them soon

looks so tempting & very very yummm

Rotis sounds very soft n delicious...will try it soon...looks very inviting!

Delicious - great presentation

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Adding Besan is new to me...

Super flavourful rotis na,we just loved it.

Masala roti looks so tasty...
Personal request from me:
Dear Nalini...Pls share ur fav kids recipe for my first blog event

Thanks dear..

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