Friday, April 29, 2011

Omam Roti

Omam (Ajwain) is used as a remedy for digestion problems, cough, throat irritation and flatulence. It is also helpful for better functioning of the respiratory system and the kidneys.

Omam(Tamil name for Carom seeds) has a strong aroma, a teaspoon quantity of raw omam can be used in potato fry, normal vegetable curries, savouries, and parathas etc.


 Chickpea flour ½ cup
 Wheat flour 1 cup
 Omam(carom seeds) ¾ tsp
 Plain yogurt 1/8 cup
Red chilli powder 1tsp
Turmeric powder ½ tsp
Flaxseed powder ½ tsp(optional)
Salt to taste.
Ghee or oil to fry.

Mix all the ingredients to make a soft dough, if required add some oil to knead the dough.

Take small balls and press it flat dusting with some wheat flour and fry it on a hot tawa using oil or ghee(clarified butter).

Serve with cucumber raita (grate the cucumber and mix natural yogurt and salt).


Treat and Trick said...

Great combo, looks healthy and yummy! I'm fine, how do you do?

Prathima Rao said...

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Chitra said...

Healthy one. :-)

Treat and Trick said...

Healthy combo and looks awesome!

Reshmi Mahesh said...

This looks delicious and perfect...
Thanks for visiting my space...

Vardhini said...

Looks yummy .. healthy too ..


Vardhini said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog Anu. Omam roti looks so yummy ..


Pushpa said...

Healthy,yummy and flavorful roti.

Now Serving said...

looks so yummy!don't use this spice very much at all - must give it a try

Shanthi said...

Love the omam flavour in rotis. Sure would have tasted good said...

New to me. Lovely andd yummy . Chapathi's are perfect.

Hamsamalini Chandrasekaran,

Mehjabeen Arif said...

Yum.. I could just smell the flavor thro' ur pictures.

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Do visit me as time permits

Torviewtoronto said...

delicious looking roti
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Vidhya said...

This omam roti sounds so flavorful and yummy.

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Hari Chandana said...

Wowww... lovely and healthy paratha.. looks absolutely good.. Yummy :)
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