Wednesday, November 4, 2009
Akki Rotti with Nuggesoppu (Drumstick leaves)
Rice flour/Akki hittu- 2 cups
Nuggesoppu(Drumstick leaves)-Chopped 1 cup
Onions(finely chopped)- 2 medium
Green chillies-3-4 chopped
Grated, coconut-grated 2 tbsp
Chopped coriander leaves- 1 tbsp
Cumin seeds- 1tsp
Salt to taste
Oil for roasting
Mix all the ingredients in a large bowl, add water and knead well to make a soft dough. Pour 1-2 tsps, of oil on the griddle(tava).
Take out a small handful of rice dough and put it on the middle of the griddle.
Wet your hand in water, start gently pressing the dough from the center.
Keep repeating this by wetting the hand each time the dough starts sticking to your hand.Continue pressing till the dough spreads uniformly making a large circle.
Then make a small hole in the center, pour little oil in the center and around the edges of rotti. Cook until golden brown.
If you want the akki rotti to be crisp add 1/4 cup of powdered avalakki(poha)to rice flour and other mixture while mixing.
Serve hot with chutneys,gojjus,chutney powder.