Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Rajgiryachi Dushmi

As I have mentioned before, when a flatbread is kneaded using milk instead of water, it is called a  "Dushmi" in Marathi. For fasting, special flours like rajgira/rajgaro (amaranth flour), shingada (water chestnut) flours are used. Today I am blogging about Rajgiryachi Dushmi

Rajgiryachi Dushmi
राजगिर्याची दशमी
Amaranth Flour Flatbread
1 cup rajgira flour
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
milk as needed to knead
salt to taste

1. Mix flour, cumin seeds and salt.
2. Using milk as needed, knead into a dough.
3. Roll into 4 - 6 small flatbreads.

4. Roast on a griddle or tawa till brown spots appear on both sides.
5. Serve along with batatyachi upasachi bhaaji or Ratalyachi bhaaji or Bhoplyachi bhaaji or Mirchichi pasachi bhaaji.

Note -
1. Many people, especially Gujaratis use rock salt called sindhav or saindhav for preparing fasting food.


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