Thursday, November 24, 2022

Pumpkin Masala Akki Rotti / Masala Rotti .

 Akki Rotti is one of the famous dish for ages. E

Even in our great story writers did mentioned in their story books.

I still remember a situation that the boy comes to see the girl, he is related to the girl's mother. 

Atte she is to the boy. Atte thinks that her anna's son is going to marry her daughter and the relations grow stronger. When the boy comes to Atte's home she prepared Akki Rotti and coconut chutney which is one of the good combo. 

So its not only the stories, Even most of the hotels started to prepare Akki Rotti. The taste is Yummy and suits the chill weather of Bangalore./ Karnataka.

Varieties of Akki rotti can be prepared now a days. 

Coming back to Masala Akki Rotti, I have used cooked pumpkins in this particular rotti.

No onionNo Garlic Masala Akki Rotti :

Ingredients :

Pumpkin Pieces : 1 Bowl.

Rice flour : 3 Cups.

Grated Coconut : 1 Cup Full. 

Green chilly : 2.

Grated Ginger : 1 Tbs.

Grated Carrot : 1 Big Carrot.

Curry leaves : Handful.

1 Tsp Jeera.

1/2 Tsp pepper powder.

Salt : As Required.

Boiling water : 2 Cuos.

Method : 

Wash and remove the outer hard layer of pumpkin. Wash it again and cut in to pieces.

Cook them and keep it aside.

Wash and peel off ginger outer layer and wash again. Grate it.

Wash and grate carrot.

Grate coconut and keep it.

Wash curry leaves and green chilly. Cut them into very small.

Now take a big bowl. Add rice flour, cooked pumpkin pieces and mash it nicely.

Add grated coconut, carrots, ginger, cut chilly, curry leaves, jeera, pepper powder and required salt.

Add boiling water and mix .

The dough should be little loose. (To spread it on the tava easily).

Keep a pan on the fire heat and add little oil. Spread around.

Take a handful of the dough and spread it with your finger as thin as you like.

Sprinkle some oil on top and cook on both sides.

Cook on medium flame if you want the soft rotti.

Cook on low flame if you want crispy rotti. ( It takes lots of time remember).

Serve with butter or ghee. (Your choice).

Note :

Adding green chilly is optional. Use of oil to cook is optional.

Use of more coconut is optional. Rotti taste yummy.

Mash the cooked pumpkin pieces and then add. (Optional).

Use of ginger and jeera is a must. Not only taste but healthy option. 





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