February 14, 2017

Beets Chapati & Mini puris

This year for Valentine's Day I tried making chapati with beets.  I steamed the beets and blend in the dough and later cutting into heart shaped pieces and infusing with the dough.  I also made mini puris.

Beet & Plain chapati

Beet Chapati

Beets Mini puris
Plain dough:

Wheat flour - 1 cup
Yogurt - 2 tbsp
Salt - to taste
Water - to make dough

Beets dough:

Wheat flour - 1 cup
Small beet - ½ steamed
Green chillies - 1
Salt - to taste
Water - to make dough

Olive oil - for roasting chapatis

1.  Mix the ingredients for the plain chapati and make a soft pliable dough.  It should be elastic, soft and smooth dough easy to roll.
2.  Blend the steamed beets, and green chillies with very little water and add this to the other ingredients the wheat flour and salt.  Make a smooth and soft dough.
3.  Roll the beets chapati dough thin with a rolling pin and cut out the desired shape with a sharp knife.
4.  Roll the plain chapati dough to a cirle.  Place the cut out shapes of the beets chapati dough and gently roll so it fuses with the plain chapati.
5.  Place it on a hot griddle and cook.  Apply oil and cook and flip to turn to cook on the other side till there are golden brown spots.
6.  When it is cooked keep it covered in a container.

Beets Puri:

Beets dough
Oil to fry

Method for puris:
1.  Roll the beets chapati dough and cut to heart shape pieces and deep fry in olive oil

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