Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Aloo Thinai Boli

#AlooThinaiBoli #PotatoFoxtailmilletBoli : Generally maida is used to prepare boli maavu - boli dough.
Today I made boli maavu ( dough ) with thinai flour [ Foxtail millet flour ] along with maida.

Aloo Thinai Boli [ Potato foxtail millet Boli ]

Ingredients for maavu ( dough ) :
Maida                            : 1/2 cup
Whole wheat flour           : 1/4 cup
Thinai flour                       : 1/4 cup
Salt                                  : 4 pinches
Ghee                                : 1 tsp
Gingelly oil ( till oil )          : 4 to 5 tsp

Knead boli maavu as given in my old post.

Cover with a lid and keep aside for 5 to 6 hours.

Ingredients for stuffing :
Potato boiled                            : 2 medium size

Onion ( thinly chopped )             : 1 small size
Carrot ( grated )                         : 2 tblsp
Capsicum ( finely chopped )        : 2 tblsp
Coriander leaves                         : 1/2 cup ( adjust to availability )

Spinach ( nicely chopped )          : 4 to 5 leaves
Red chilly powder                        : 1/4 tsp ( adjust )
Turmeric powder                          : 1 pinch
Cumin powder                              : 1/4 tsp
Salt                                               : to taste
Oil                                                 : 2 tsp
Cumin seeds                                 : 1/4 tsp
Cumin powder                              : 1/4 tsp

Method :
Keep a kadai with oil on stove over a slow flame.
Splutter cumin seeds and add red chilly powder in the oil.
Immediately add onion pieces and saute for few seconds.
Add nicely chopped coriander leaves.
Saute till it looses water content.
Now add grated carrot and chopped capsicum.
Add salt and cumin powder.
In a separate bowl mash potatoes with little red chilly powder, cumin powder and turmeric powder.
Add this mashed potato in the kadai and mix well.
Adjust salt and chilly powder.
Transfer into a bowl and allow it to cool down.
Now to make boli on tawa :

Keep a tawa on slow flame.
Take a banana leaf or a plastic sheet.
Apply oil and place a palm size boli maavu.
Oil fingers and spread into a round of 8 cm dia.

Place palm size stuffing at the centre of the round.
Close stuffing on all sides with dough.
Again oil the fingers and carefully spread to make a round boli.

Now sprinkle some oil over tawa and transfer the boli on to it.
Once the bottom is done turn other side to cook.
Aloo Thinai Boli [ Potato foxtail millet Boli ]

when both the sides are cooked well and turn into golden brown transfer into a plate.

Enjoy with tomato sauce or pudina chutny.

Aloo Thinai Boli [ Potato foxtail millet Boli ]

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