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Steamed Rice Rotti

20 May

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Steamed Rice Rotti.

Leftover rice or steamed plain rice is kneaded into soft dough along with rice flour. Onion, cilantro and spices are also added to the leftover rice mixture and spread it on a flat pan into somewhat thin rotti. Cook the leftover rice rotti till it turns golden brown and serve it with any pickle of your choice.
Makes: around 2 Steamed Rice Rotti.

Ingredients:

Leftover Rice or Steamed Rice 2 Cups
Rice Flour 4 – 6 Tbsps
Onion 1
Green Chiles 1 – 2
Cilantro a Handful of Leaves
Salt to Taste
Lemon Juice 1 Tbsp

Method of preparation:

Peel and finely chop the onion.
Wash and finely chop the cilantro leaves.
Remove stems, wash and finely chop the green chiles.

Warm up the rice for a minute if necessary.
In a mixing bowl, add leftover rice, rice flour and salt.
Knead the mixture well into a soft dough.
Add a few splashes of water if necessary to wet the rice flour.
Add the chopped onion, green chiles, cilantro leaves and lemon juice to the dough and knead again.
Divide the dough into two portions.

Heat a flat pan on medium heat.
Place one portion of the rice mixture on the pan and spread it with wet finger into somewhat thin rotti.
Pour around quarter teaspoon of oil around the spread rice rotti.
Cook till the bottom turns golden brown and turn on other side.
Cook again for couple of minutes and remove from heat.
Repeat the same with remaining portion of the rice mixture.
Serve steamed rice rotti with any pickle of your choice.
Notes: Make sure to knead the leftover rice mixture well.

Suggestions: Make sure to warm up the rice so that it gets easy while kneading it. Make sure onion is finely chopped to avoid cracks in the rotti.
Variations: Check other rice varieties here.
Other Names: Steamed Rice Rotti, Leftover Rice Rotti.