Dhallbari Roti



1 cup dhall ( red lentil or yellow dhall) soaked for 10 minutes
1/2 diced onion
1/2 teaspoon garlic paste (2 cloves)
1 chilli finely diced
1 teaspoon curry powder or 1/4 teaspoon tumeric
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon cumin seed
3 table spoon oil
1 cup water

For Roti
3 cups plain flour
1 1/2 cup warm water
1 tablespoon oil
1/4 cup ghee or butter


Step 1

In a pot heat oil

Step 2

Add cumin seed and onion and fry to soft texture

Step 3

Add garlic and chilli and stir

Step 4

Add curry powder or turmeric stir and add washed dhall

Step 5

Add salt

Step 6

Now if you are using red lentil just add 1/4 cup water and cook , press with fingers , it should be soft and easily mashed . If it’s still hard add 1 tablespoon water and cook further.

Step 7

Once cook take off the heat .

Step 8

If you are using yellow dhall. This will take time to cook. So add 1 cup water and cook and adjust if still hard .

Step 9

Once your dhall is cooked You can mash it

Step 10

Roll small ball of roti and place 1 tablespoon of cook dhall

Step 11

Close the ball and roll into round roti shape

Step 12

Cook on hot plate flipping and spreading ghee or butter few times until it’s well cooked both sides.

Step 13

Roti In a basin add flour and rub gently

Step 14

Now add little water a time to combine in soft dough

Step 15

Knead dough for 2 - 3 minutes with aid of oil

Step 16

Rest for 10 minutes

Step 17

Pinch in small balls and roll 2cm

Step 18

Fill a tablespoon cooked dhall

Step 19

Close the by pressing on top and folding in

Step 20

Roll the dhallbari roti in round shape gently

Step 21

Cook on hot plate

Step 22

Place roti on hot plate for 1 minute

Step 23

Turn over spread ghee

Step 24

Turn over again spread ghee

Step 25

Make 2 -3 flips each side to cook roti nice golden brown .

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