Thursday, September 29, 2011


For dough:
250g white flour
1/2 tsp thyme seeds
2 serving spoons vegetable oil
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup water (approx)
- mix into a hard dough, cover and rest 1 hour.

For stuffing:
2 serving spoons vegetable oil
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/4 tsp red chili powder
1 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp garam masala
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp chat masala (used for snacks)
2 tsp fresh cilantro, chopped
4 medium boiled potatoes, cubed
100g peas, boiled

1. heat oil, add cumin, remove from heat and add all spices except chat masala and cilantro.
2. put back on heat, add potatoes and peas, mix, cook 2 minutes.
3. remove from heat, add chat masala and coriander, mix.
4. roll out a ball of dough like a chapati, dust with whole wheat flour, roll flat.
5. cut dough in half. put water on edges, roll up like ice cream cone.
6. put stuffing in cone, close up top. Deep fry on medium. Serve with spicy mint chutney.

Source: Nisha at Taste of India cooking class, McLeod Ganj, India

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