SRI LANKAN VEGETABLE / MEAT ROTI (WRAPS) RECIPE
Ingredients for the vegetable filling
5-6 large potatoes
1 tbsn mustard seeds
1 tspn cumin seeds
3 green chillies chopped
1 sprig curry leaves
1 small Tomato chopped
1 large Onion sliced
chopped green onions
Salt to taste
1 cup cooked Chana Dhal (Chick Peas)
Crushed red chillies
Boil the potatoes with the peel. Peel and mash and set aside.
Heat a little oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, chana dhal, crushed red chillie powder as desired and some curry leaves and stir well.
When it's done add finely chopped green chillies, ginger, sliced onions and tomatoes and stir well.
Now add salt to taste, ground turmeric and 1 cup water. Cover the pan and let it simmer for 5 minutes. Then add chopped green onions and the mashed potatoes and cook for 2 minutes. Finally add a little ketchup and remove from heat.
Ingredients for the dough
4 cups all purpose flour
1 tspn salt
Mix flour and salt together in a cooking bowl. Add half a cup of water to the mix, and then use your hand to knead the flour. The flour will look like crumbs; when this happens add a little water each time, and knead until the dough is made and the water is finished. If you need to add a little bit more water please do so, but do not let the dough get sappy and soft.
Now tear off pieces of dough about the size of a golf ball and place them in the same bowl (approximately 30 balls) and add cooking oil to cover the dough. Let stand for 5-6 hours.
When it's time remove the balls from oil one at a time and place it on a board and roll the dough and add 1 tbsn of filling. Now wrap the two sides then bottom and top to make a squre shape as shown in the pictures.
Heat a non stick pan and coat it with a little oil and add the wraps 3 or 4 at a time and brown all the sides and enjoy.
For the meat filling follow the patties mixture recipe.