Halwai November 30, 2021


• 3/4 cup – grated radish
• 1.5 cup – whole Wheat flour (atta)+ a little extra Wheat flour or Rice flour for dusting
• 1/2 tsp – coarsely ground coriander powder
• 1/2 tsp – Cumin seeds
• 1/2 tsp – chilli powder
• 1/4 tsp – cumin powder
• 1/4 tsp – coriander powder
• handful cilantro- finely chopped
• salt to taste
• 1/2 cup – water (approximately)
• little oil to cook the rotis


  1. Mix together all the dry ingredients and mix well. Add the grated radish,chopped cilantro and salt to taste and mix well. Add water little by little and keep kneading into a dough.
  2. Knead well until dough is soft (Remember the dough should be soft but not sticky).
  3. Roll into large lemon sized balls and roll out into a slightly thin circle using a little wheat/rice flour for dusting.
  4. Place this on a hot pan/skillet/griddle/tawa and cook on both sides using a few drops of oil until each side has a few light brownish pink spots.
  5. Serve hot with curry /dal/ yogurt/pickle/raita of choice.

Recipe courtesy of Usha