Chana Roti

19 May

Senagala rotti/ chekka roti


Sprouted Kala Chana/ senagalu 1/2 cup
Rice Flour 1 1/2 cup(s)
Green Chillies 2
Onions 1
Red Chilli Powder 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste

Method of preparation:

Wash, peel and finely chop onion.
Wash, remove ends and finely chop green chillies.

In a bowl, add rice flour, sprouted kala chana, chopped onions, chopped green chillies, red chilli powder and salt.
Using sufficient amount of water, make the above rice flour mixture into soft dough(just like chapati dough) but with little more flowy consistency.
Make big orange sized balls out of the dough and keep aside.

Place griddle/ flat pan on hot stove.
Before it gets too hot, take the rice flour ball and spread it flat on griddle using your hand.
Dip your hand in water if dough sticks to your hand.

Pour few drops of oil and cook covered chekka rotti for 3 minutes.
When done, turn the roti on other side and cook on medium flame uncovered.
When roti turns to light brown or when it gets to desired crispness.
Remove and serve hot.

Notes: If you dont have sprouted chana, use normal kala chana.

14 Responses to “Chana Roti”

  1. asha May 19, 2007 at 7:26 am #

    Yummy.Something different than the usual:)

  2. shammi May 19, 2007 at 11:46 am #

    wow, I’ve never used whole chana in rotis before! Beautiful photos, as always!

  3. Jyothi May 19, 2007 at 2:33 pm #

    Hi Raji, as asha said, really different and looks fabulous and very healthy too.. thanks for sharing such wonderful recipe….try soon.

  4. richa May 19, 2007 at 7:24 pm #

    that is such a new recipe to me & full of protein at that!

  5. meera May 21, 2007 at 3:06 pm #

    looks so delicious!!never saw this before.thanks:)

  6. Dee May 21, 2007 at 3:42 pm #

    I have to try this raji, healthy and looks great too! K would love it

  7. anusharaji May 25, 2007 at 12:44 pm #

    @asha 🙂
    @shammi thx
    @jyothi do let me know when u try it
    @richa true….theres one more variation to this
    @meera its delicious,…..thx
    @dee sure 🙂

  8. cc johnson mumbai June 13, 2007 at 7:05 pm #

    more like a andhra kala chana paratha. looks wow. very solid. photograph speaks a million words

  9. menka sheoran September 13, 2009 at 12:48 am #

    thanks to good chana roti its verry taste

    • Raji September 14, 2009 at 9:11 am #

      its my granny’s recipe and everyone loves it.

  10. samadara October 28, 2009 at 3:26 am #

    i am a srilankan wife ,what is chana ?

  11. Raji November 4, 2009 at 9:59 am #

    @samadara chana is chickpeas. Here it is black chickpeas. kala chana as it is called.

  12. jayasubha October 30, 2010 at 9:28 am #

    should we boil the channa??


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