Toor dal/Moong dal-1/2 cup
Wheat flour-2 cups or as per your requirement.
Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds(jeera)-5 tsps
Salt to taste
Grated coconut - 1/4 cup


1) Boil dal with turmeric powder and 2 tsps of oil in pressure cooker for 7-8 whistles.check whether the dal is well cooked.
2) Knead flour,mashed dal,cumin seeds,salt and grated coconut in a big bowl with little water to make a thick dough.Dough should be stiff enough to roll without extra flour. Add a spoon of oil and leave for 20 minutes.
3) Make small dough balls,roll them to chapathis.
4) Heat a dosa tawa. once hot,put in a chapathi . Flip the chapathi over and cook the other side until golden brown.

Serve hot with curries or vegetable kurma.


Usha said...

Looks yummy,I make a different type of lentil roti without the coconut..will give yours a try sometime too :-)

ST said...

Its new for me shamma looks fabulous..

Deepthi Shankar said...

this is a new dish to me .. nice combo

Vidhya said...

wow, never tried this before Shama. will try it soon.

Unknown said...

Nice combi.. thxs for sharing... will try.

Gita Jaishankar said...

Hi first time to your blog. This dhal cocnut chapathi is very new to me. Thanks for the recipe.

Andhra Flavors said...

wow, I never tried this. new to me.

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