BM # 64
Week :3, Day : 3
Theme: Wheat Recipes
When it comes to shifting houses it can be really sad. Eight years back when we shifted from row houses to a bunglow, I was sad. Sad because I would be leaving my friends. Living in the same town one can always meet, but it is not the same. Ours was a group of three friends, a Maharashtrian , a Bengali and me , a Sindhi. All three foodies ! Unfortunately I was not blogging then. Anyway it was a couple of weeks back that we all decided to meet and these Gur aur Til rotis were made by the Maharashtrian friend. They were so delicious that I had to capture them and save on my blog. I would have made them myself, but my friends say , ''It is our blog as well, so what we cook can surely be posted !'' It is surely a blessing to have such wonderful friends.
Coming to these rotis, they are stuffed with jaggery, and the reason for adding the pounded sesame is to bind the mix well, else the jaggery will ooze out of the parathas .
Gur aur Til ki Roti
2 cups whole wheat flour
1 tbsp oil
Warm water to knead the dough
Add oil to the flour and bind the dough with warm water.
Cover and keep aside for 15 minutes.
Apply oil and knead again.
1/2 cup grated jaggery
5-6 toasted sesame seeds, slightly pounded or pulsed in a mixer
1/4 tsp Cardamon powder
Grate the jaggery.
Add pounded sesame seeds and Cardamon powder.
Pinch out small balls from the dough.
Roll to a 6"disc.
Place the stuffing ball inside and bring the edges to the centre to seal.
Flatten the ball , dust. It lightly and roll back to 6" disc.
Cook on a griddle smearing it with ghee,flip over and cook again in the similar manner.
Serve hot from tava or make and keep.
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