Thursday, July 22, 2010

Watermelon Rind Roti

When summer is around, we guys couldnt stop buying watermelons, once they get finished either me or my H will definitely get them from the nearby chinese store, where we get tiny but very sweet seedless watermelons, after having the sweet watermelon chunks, immediately my H will cut the leftover white rinds and arrange in a plastic box so that i can cook them whenever i need to make something with those white rinds..I have prepared gravies and halwa with those white rinds of watermelon but this time here comes a roti which i saw in Usha's Veg Inspirations and immediately i wanted to try them, i prepared this rotis two days back and served with mixed veggies kurma for our dinner, this roti was really amazing, tasty, healthy at the same time none at home found out the secret ingredient i used in this rotis, when i told that i used some finely grated watermelon white rind in this rotis, they were surprised and enjoyed having this roti...Thanks to Usha for sharing this healthy roti and its gonna be often present in our menu...I followed the same process as Usha went for making this rotis, eventhough i have added few ajwain seeds to give more flavour to this beautiful rotis.

Watermelon Roti

3cups Wheat flour
1cup Watermelon white rinds (finely grated)
1/2cup Carrot (grated)
1tsp Red chilli powder
1tsp Cumin powder
1/2tsp Coriander powder
1/2tsp Cumin seeds
1/2tsp Ajwain seeds
Salt

In a large bowl, add the wheat flour, chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder,cumin seeds and ajwain seeds and mix well, add the grated watermelon rinds and grated carrots, mix well into the dough and knead with enough water (if needed) as a smooth, stiff and non sticky dough..Let them sit for few minutes..makes medium sized balls with the dough and roll as circles..

Heat a tawa, once its hot, gently drop the rolled circles and drizzle few drops of oil, cook on both sides until they get cooked...Serve immediately with any sort of side dishes...

49 comments:

  1. healthy and beautiful roti great

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  2. When i was about to comment kiwi pops...u posted this roti..luks really healthy and well made,da..

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  3. Sounds healthy and delicious

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  4. wow! watermelon skin!! what ever will you think of next?

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  5. hmmm...good usage of rind...I always discard never tried any thing wid it..

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  6. This is nice leftover management... will try out when I bring watermelon.

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  7. That's a nice idea looks yummy..

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  8. Priya, somehow u mange to find a new recipe to use the watermelon rinds...
    Roti sounds interesting

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  9. Your H is really kind enough to help you, he must be enjoying a lot these rind based delicious dish.

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  10. Nice n innovative way in using watermelon rind in chappatis. looks lovely

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  11. Thats a neat idea! I have not yet tried using the rinds...will try sometime for sure!

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  12. Wow!! I have never thought of making something out of this white rind. Rotis sound delicious and healthy

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  13. wow..really rind rotis..that is juts mind blowing

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  14. thats an amazing idea.. looks beautiful and soft..

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  15. wow - I never knew one could cook with the watermelon rind. What a fabulous idea! Thank you for your submission to T&T!

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  16. watermelon rinds..this I need to try. Between, the kiwi pops look amazing.

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  17. அசத்துறீங்க ப்ரியா..ரொம்ப நல்லாயிருக்கு..

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  18. hi priya...u r making amazing recipes yaar...how u get these ideas

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  19. Priya.Rotis with watermelon rinds..oh my that is so innovative and healthy...

    Love
    Kairali sisters

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  20. Very nice use of the rind. Will keep in mind. Thanks for sharing the recipe, Priya!

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  21. It appears that nothing goes to waste in your kitchen. These look wonderful. I occasionally make rind pickles which are delicious. I hope you are having a great day. Blessings...Mary

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  22. rotis looks soft n yummy ..very interesting combo..love to have some :)

    Satya
    http://www.superyummyrecipes.com

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  23. mindblowing..how can you think such great dishes with unique ingredients..I would never in million years have thought of using this watermelon rinds in cooking...looks awesome..I hope you having a great day ahead..tk care!

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  24. Next time am sure not to throw those rinds away !!! Will defenitely try these recipes....priya should we peel of the green skin or grate it along with that...

    Lavanya

    www.lavsblog.com

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  25. looks great,...very innovative one again priya

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  26. I love watermelon rind..actually made some pickles the other day..very appetizing. Must try with roti...fascinating.

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  27. Nice recipe using watermelon rind .I make kootu but this is new to me

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  28. Wow,I too had seen Usha's recipes for this thgh never tried.Looks great Priya

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  29. very interesting rotis...healthy too

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  30. Priya,

    Nice recipe with watermelon rind, i like soft rotis.

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  31. Wow never thought of using the watermelon rind rotis look fabulous

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  32. thats a very unique dish. looks delicious.

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  33. Every time is used to waste the water melon white rinds ur too innovative to use it in gravies and halwa. Even this Usha's roti is impressible. I am inspired by u gals:)

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  34. Watermelon rind roti looks delicious.

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  35. Sounds interesting..very innovative,nice one dear.

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  36. Priya

    What I find fascinating in your site is how you really make use of ingredients that a lot of people would not know what to do with! I am always learning valuable things here.

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  37. Such a cool idea...kudos Usha

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  38. I have watermelon at home now.. so wat am I gonna do??? ;) bookmarked :)

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  39. thats so nice idea of maki roti with melon.. good one priya yummy

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  40. Healthy n tasty rotis..Looks great!!

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  41. Looks healthy and yummy! Love the picture too of rolling the roti. The other day when I made a kind of paratha...my brain just ran out of ideas on how best to click a picture that looks different than the ones I already have on my blog. I know I'm silly :-)

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  42. You make a lot of things with watermelon rind, this roti is really interesting..

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  43. I have half a watermelon at home - maybe will give this a shot!

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  44. water melon in rotis too.. wow!! thnx for the recipe :)

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  45. I am so glad you tried and liked this Priya ! It looks just perfect, liked your idea of adding ajwain, will be more flavorful.....

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