Thursday, September 3, 2009

GONGURA PAPPU AND JONNAROTTE(SORREL LEAF LENTILS AND JOWARI ROTI)

After a small break I am back ,today I made home grown sorrel leaves lentils .the plant grown well and produced good number of leaves.Gongurapappu and jonne rotte a famous dish in telagana which is almost prepared in every home.I learned making jowari roti very recently,today it came out good.I worship Shiridi Sai Baba ,Guru charithra says he likes roti very much,I make roti and brinjal curry and offer as nivedyam to Sai.

INGREDIENTS FOR GONGURA PAPPU:
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  1. Chanadal-1/2 cup
  2. Sorrel leaves-3 cups
  3. Fenu greek seeds/menthulu-1/8Th teaspoon
  4. Whole garlic - 10 number
  5. Green chili paste
  6. Crushed garlic with cumin-1/4Th teasppon
  7. Salt-to taste

METHOD:
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  • Cook chanadal in pressure cooker ,to this add sorrel leaves,1/4Th cup water, and other ingredients
  • Boil well and cook until done
  • No seasoning is made for this recipe





INGREDIENTS TO MAKE JOWARI ROTI/JONNA ROTTE:
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  1. Jowari flour-1 cup
  2. Water-1 cup
  3. Salt-pinch

METHOD:

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  • boil water and add salt and flour,mix well
  • When the mixture is warm press with hands and mix well
  • Now divide into portions and roll like chapathis slowly with rolling pin
  • Heat tawa and place the roti slowly
  • Sprinkle water all over the roti immediately
  • Cook both sides and enjoy with gongura pappu

Usually i spread a ladle full of dal over the roti with a teaspoon of oil and serve with fried sun dried chili's.