Rotti with Spicy Sesame Powder

5 Feb

Minapa Rotti.

Roti batter is prepared with idly rawa and urad dal. The batter is then fermented and made into thick roti. The roti is layered with freshly prepared spicy sesame powder and the rotti is cooked till done. Serve rotti with spicy sesame powder as a breakfast.
Makes: around 5 Servings of Rotti with Spicy Sesame Powder.


Idly Rawa 1/2 Cup
Urad Dal 1/4 Cup
Sesame Seeds 2 Tbsps
Whole Red Chile 1
Cumin Seeds few Pinches
Red Chile Powder 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil as required

Method of preparation:

Soak urad dal in water for 3 hours.
Grind the soaked urad dal into smooth paste adding sufficient amount of water.
Soak ildy rawa in water for couple of minutes and squeeze the excess water out of it and keep aside.
Mix together urad dal paste, soaked idly rawa and salt thoroughly.
Add water to not make the mixture thick and gooey.
Leave the idly batter in a warm place for around 8 hours.

Toast the sesame seeds on low heat till they change color. Add red chile and remove from heat.
Grind toasted sesame seeds, red chile, red chile powder and salt into coarse powder.

Heat a flat pan on medium heat, pour a big ladle full of batter on the pan.
Spread the batter into thick roti.
Layer the roti with cumin seeds, a tbsp or two of ground sesame powder.
Cook covered for around 5 minutes on medium – low flame.
Uncover, pour a tbsp of oil and turn over the roti.
Cook the roti for another minute or two on a medium flame.
Serve rotti with spicy sesame powder immediately accompanied with a glass of buttermilk if desired.
Notes: Make sure to cook the roti well.

Suggestions: If rotti is not cooked properly, put it back on heat and cook covered on low heat till done.
Variations: You can check other similar recipes here.
Other Names: Rotti with Spicy Sesame Powder, Minapa Rotti.

4 Responses to “Rotti with Spicy Sesame Powder”

  1. Hari Chandana February 6, 2011 at 9:43 am #

    Looks colorful and delicious.. Yummy !!

  2. Priya February 6, 2011 at 1:59 pm #

    Rotti looks absolutely inviting..

  3. samparampathour February 7, 2011 at 12:08 pm #

    very nice

  4. archana bedarkar February 11, 2011 at 2:26 am #

    rotti looks very nice and delicious

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