Thursday, February 24, 2011

Sorekai / Sorakaya / Bottle gourd Paratha

Ingredients:

Whole wheat flour
(atta) - 1 1/2 cups
Sesame seed / yellu - 1tbs
Salt to taste
Grated Sorekai - 1/2 cup
Red chilli powder - 1 tsp
Water if required
Oil - 2 tbsps
Ghee as required

Method:
1. Take whole-wheat flour in a bowl, add Grated Sarekai(with skin), Sesame seed, salt, chilli powder, and water if required and knead into a dough. Cover and set aside for fifteen minutes.
2. Divide the dough into eight equal portions. Roll into balls. Roll the balls in dry flour and Roll out into medium thick paranthas.
3. Heat a tawa and place a parantha on it. Cook on medium heat for two minutes. Turn and apply ghee on the cooked side. Turn again and apply some more ghee on the other side too. Cook till both sides turn a golden brown.
4. Serve hot with chutney.