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Sunday, 8 February 2015

Kerala Porotta /Layered Indian Bread

                                           Kerala Porotta /Layered Indian Bread



Serves:2

Ingredients

For making the dough:

All purpose flour/maida-2 cups
Salt to taste
Sugar-1 tsp
Milk-3/4 - 1 cup
oil- 1 tsp (for brushing on the dough)

For making the gum

All purpose flour-3 - 4 tbsp
oil- 2-3 tbsp

For pan frying

oil as needed

Method

1.Take maida, salt, sugar in a mixing bowl and mix well.

2.Now add milk little by little instead of water and make a soft and smooth dough.

dough is ready

3.Once dough is done ,brush it with a 1 tsp of oil .Cover with a wet kitchen towel and leave it on the desk for a minimum of 1 -2 hours.Meanwhile we can  make the gum and keep it ready

keep it closed with a wet towel

gum is ready



 

Note:For making the gum,take a small bowl add 3 tbsp of maida and 3 tbsp of oil.Mix well and make a paste out of it.






















 4.After that knead  the dough again for few  minutes.Pinch balls of equal sizes.

5.Dust the rolling board as well the balls and roll them into thin circles as much as possible.


balls are ready to be rolled 

make thin circles as much a possible




























6.Now apply a spoon of gum & spread it nicely all over the circle.

apply the gum on to the circles

7.Now cut thin strips from the thin circle .Pick the strips one by one .Finally, take them all together and stretch them gently.


thin strips

pick each strip one at a time

take all the strips together and stretch them gently

8.Now start rolling them ...


9.Secure the end by sticking it to the back side of the ball.



10.Apply the gum again all over the spiral ball.

APPLY GUM ON THESE SPIRAL BALLS TOO
  
11.Repeat the same process with rest of the balls.Keep them covered with a wet kitchen towel.

SPIRAL BALLS ARE READY

KEEP THEM COVERED WITH A WET TOWEL

12.Now take each spiral ball and roll into small circles.

roll the spiral balls into small circles

circles are ready to be cooked

13.Now heat a griddle /tawa . Cook both sides well till you attain light brown spots on both the sides.

COOKING ON A TAWA
14.Now stack all the cooked porotas

STACK THEM UP

15.Now crush them from all the sides.This step is important .Do not neglect this step .


CRUSHHHHH..!

16.Now our layered Porotas are ready to serve with the curry of your choice.. 


porotas served with gobi manchurian


Can u suggest me some other curry that will be a supper combo with these flaky porotas..??????????
Please comment below..! HAPPY COOKING..

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