Bhutte ki Roti

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Appears in
Hot and Spicy

By Marlena Spieler

Published 1985

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Thin pancake-like flatbreads of ground fresh com, enlivened with hot chillies and seasoned with a little cumin. Serve with fresh tomato and chilli condiment or salsa of choice. Like similar breads - tortillas, naan, chapattis, etc - they are lovely with simple roasted or grilled meats or seafood.


  • 700 g/1 lb 9 oz sweetcorn, fresh or frozen<


  1. Purée half the corn and leave the other half in whole kernels. Combine the puréed corn with the kernels, then mix with 225g/8 oz flour, chillies, salt, cumin seeds and vegetable oil.
  2. Knead the mixture until it forms a heavy, sticky dough, adding more flour if needed.
  3. Divide into 8 pieces and roll each into a ball. Roll each ball into a flat disc, spri