Saturday, May 29, 2010

Sabbakki Rotti(Sago Indian Bread)

Lakshmi shared this recipe with many of us. I also saw an interesting version of it in Veni's blog. Thank you both. I mixed both the versions & made my own :)
If you give one such rotti to your child, you will be relieved for the day, b'cos this has the carbohydrates, protiens, essential fatty acids & fiber. Isn't this a perfect menu for brunch or breakfast?



Here is my version of the same.

Ingredients:

Sago/Sabudana/Sabbakki : 1.5 cups
Rice flour: 1 cup
Potato: Approximately 1 cup (boiled &mashed)
Peanuts:1 tbsp (roasted & coarsely crushed)
Spinach leaves: Approximately 3/4 to 1 cup (finely chopped)
Salt:According to taste
Green chilli paste: 1/2tsp (optional, I normally donot add this)

Other ingredients:
Oil: 1 tsp or more for each rotti.

For patting the rotti:
Wax paper/brown paper/aluminium foil: 1 no
Water: 1 cup (to wet the hands)

Method:
  • Wash the sago seeds in water & drain the water immediately. The moisture in the water us sufficient to make the sago soft. Let it rest for 10-15mins.
  • Mix all the other ingredients together. Add the soaked sago too. Add few tbsps of water if needed. Make it a soft dough. 
  • Make medium orange sized balls(the above batter will make around 10 balls).
  • Heat the griddle. Meantime, sprinkle 1-2 drops of oil to the brown paper. Place the batter on the paper & start patting them. Wet your hands in between (this helps in patting the rottis easily).  
  • When the griddle is hot, smear few drops of oil to the griddle & put the brown paper on the griddle.
  • After 5-10secs, slowly take off the brown paper alone. Add 1/2 tsp of oil & cook on slow-medium heat for 1 to 2 mins on both sides.
  • Repeat the process for the remaining rottis & serve it hot/warm with a curry/chutney/dip of your choice. 

                                 (I served the rotti with stuffed okra)

Notes:
  • I have used fine variety of sago, hence I did not soak it. If you are using the medium sized sago as she has done, then you need to soak it for 4-5 hours, drain the water & then use.
  • This dish is very forgiving, you can add whatever & how much ever you feel like.
  • If you do not have time to boil the potatoes, grate them & put them. It tastes equally good.
  • Coarsely crushed peanuts could be replaced with the roasted peanut powder.
  • If you donot have the wax paper/brown paper or not confident of using them, try patting the rottis directly on the griddle by cooling them (as shown here).
  • Spinach leaves could be replaced with coriander leaves, grated coconut or any other leafy vegetables of your choice. 

19 comments:

  1. Wow..tha's very very innovative dish...looks tempting and I'm so ganna make it..

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  2. i would love to try this one, looks too good, wish i could have it rt now...so yum

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  3. Dear Sush
    How are you?
    Very nice recipe and I think , it will be equally good for the old man (me).
    Will try it. Where is the Okra recipe ? Let me check if you have already published it.
    have a nice weekend

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  4. Looks very tempting Sush..Will definitely try it out..

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  5. nowadays i am getting a very good idea of new dishes from saggo..now i got one more..wow what a healthy choice with spicnach and saago..sure have to try this ..looks so delicious

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  6. Very interesting bread..bookmarked..

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  7. I love recipes like this. Simple, yet so homely and fulfilling!

    Bookmarked!

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  8. This is very very new & unique.... But I love saagu a lot.... The preps in which these are used, have been my favorites since childhood..... I referred to them as kannu payasa, when my dodamma prepared it, me as a child..... :-)

    Ash....
    (http://asha-oceanichope.blogspot.com/)

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  9. Sago roti is new to me, never tried this, bookmarked! sounds delicious and i love all the ingredients!

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  10. Yum yum.. Sabbakkki nallu rotti madbahudu anta gotirlilla ri!! thanks for the recipe

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  11. This is delicious!! I remember eating it ages ago in Mumbai.

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  12. Hy,
    loved your amazing recipes...first time here...Happy to follow u. You are most welcome to my spce.

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  13. hey thats a nice one....yummy roti....the pics were awesome....good wrk...

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  14. Hi Savi,

    I have a Sunshine and Circle Of friends award for you. Check Out Tomorrow on ly blog. :) Have Fun and enjoy every bite in life :)

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  15. Visiting first time here,you have a lovely space and nice recipes..Sabbakki rotti looks very delicious!.Glad to follow u...Do visit my blog when time permits

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  16. Ri..naanu innu post madodralle kaldbitte ee recipe na. Anyways for us sabbakki rotti is a treat. enjoyy..maadi. I have posted sabakki chitranna now.

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  17. Iv never tried with sago,good one!will try.

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  18. Hi ! stumbled onto your blog while I was blog hopping and was delighted to see so many karnataka recipes :) many of them like the hashi and sasime and mulka sound like Havyaka recipes ...my mom used to make them frequently and I have been making them for a while too :) Glad I found your blog !

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