Varai Tandul Thalipeeth, also known as Varai Rice Thalipith, is a traditional Indian flatbread made from a combination of varai (a type of fern root) flour and rice flour. It is a popular dish in Maharashtra, India and is typically consumed during fasting periods.
To make Varai Tandul Thalipeeth, you will need:
- 1 cup varai flour (fern root flour)
- 1 cup rice flour
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp cumin powder
- 1/4 tsp red chili powder
- 2 tbsp oil or ghee
- Water as needed
- In a mixing bowl, combine the varai flour, rice flour, salt, cumin powder, and red chili powder. Mix well.
- Add oil or ghee and mix until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
- Gradually add water and knead until a smooth dough is formed. Cover and set aside for 15-20 minutes.
- Divide the dough into small balls.
- On a lightly floured surface, roll out each ball into a small circle.
- Heat a pan or griddle over medium heat.
- Once hot, place the rolled out dough on the pan or griddle and cook until bubbles appear on the surface. Flip and cook the other side until golden brown.
- Remove from heat and serve with yogurt or any other curry.
You can adjust the seasoning and spices according to your taste. Varai Tandul Thalipeeth is a delicious and nutritious alternative to traditional flatbreads and is a perfect option for fasting days. Enjoy your Varai Tandul Thalipeeth!
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