May 15, 2011

Corriander Rolls for Indian Cooking Challenge

The Indian Cooking Challenge is hosted by Srivalli of "Spicing Your Life". The challenge for April is "Corriander Rolls" which is a typical Maharashtrian recipe. The filling is made of fresh coriander leaves. This recipe is adapted from Archana's "Tried and Tested" recipes.


For the covering:
Besan - 3/4 cup
Wheat flour - 3/4 cup
Salt to taste, ,
Chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric -1/4 tsp
Hot oil - 3 Tbsp oil

For the Filling:

Chopped coriander leaves - 2 cups
Dry Coconut powder roasted - 2 tbsp
Khus Khus roasted -1tbsp
Sesame seeds roasted - 1 tbsp
Salt to taste
Ginger green chilli paste - 1 tsp
Chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
Juice of half lime
Sugar - 3/4 tsp
Onion - 1 medium finely cut
Oil - 1 tbso

Make a paste mixture:

Oil 2 tsp
Garam masala - 1tsp
Tamarind pulp -2 tsp

Oil to deep fry



1. Mix all the ingredients for the covering, with the hot oil, to a stiff dough.


1. Saute the onions in a tbsp of oil till just soft. Add the ginger chilli paste and saute.
2. Remove from the fire.Let it cool.
3. Coarsely powder the roasted sesame, khus khus, and dry coconut.
4. Add the coriander leaves to the onion mixture along with the roasted sesame. Add salt, sugar, lime juice chilli powder and mix well.

Paste mixture:

1. Mix all the items for the paste.


1. Take a small ball of dough, roll it thinly to round shape.
2. Apply a little paste on the roll.
3. Keep the stuffing in the center and fold it in a roll or triangular shape and seal the edges with water.
4. Lightly roast the rolls on a skillet, and then deep fry .
5. Serve with green or sweet chutney.


  1. These look really well made Nutan...I some how missed making these this time..but your pictures are tempting me.

  2. Nutan those wadis look great...glad you joined us..

  3. Wadis looks crispy and addictive..

  4. wow,
    I too tried giving the same shape for wadis. tastes great.

  5. it looks very nice and tempting...will surely try this out.