Friday, September 17, 2010
బొబ్బట్లు: Bobbatlu- Flatbread with sweet bengal gram stuffing
Channa dal............1 cup
Plain flour(maida)....1 cup
Semolina(bombai ravva/sujji)..2 tsp.
Rice flour..............for rolling
water...................as per requirement.
1.Cook Channa dal just enough to be soft. never over cook.drain extra water.
2.Make paste of Channa dal With powdered jaggery, in a mixer.It should be able to make a ball. while making it should not stick to palm and fingers.
3.Add cardamom powder.
4.Take the flour in bowl,add ravva, put oil mix with fingers.it should be like crumbs.keep adding oil little by little to blend into the dough. the dough should be very very soft.
5.Keep the dough covered for more than an hour.
6.When it nicely stretching, that means it is ready to roll them.
7.Make channa dal paste as laddus.It is called Poornam.
8.Take the dough, make same no.as of laddus.With the help of oil, take one maida ball spread it on your palm and put one of the laddu cover it fully.
9.Now take a board cover it with a white muslin cloth tightly.
10.Dust with rice flour roll on the cloth keep laddu stuffed ball.now roll into thin roti.when ever needed you must dust with flour, so that it should not stick to the cloth.It should able to come out easily.The variation in this is to use two polythene sheets. Take one sheet put oil on top keep the ball and put oil on top again and cover with another sheet and roll it by turning sheet.
11.Heat a pan,on slow fire cook these roties one after another, applying little oil on both sides.they should not burn.
12.Now the bobbatlu are ready.
13.you can eat them with ghee. or else put in hot milk and you relish it either way.
14.They are very tasty.
1.Instead of Channa poornam you can use Green gram dal and jaggery poornam.
2.Second variation is to use grated coconut and jaggery poornam.