Kairi Curry with Khoba Roti Recipe

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Kairi Curry with Khoba Roti
  • Chef: Ajay Chopra
  • Recipe Servings: 3
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

Relish the unusually ecstatic flavours of this Rajasthani raw mango curry along with the traditional Khoba roti.

Ingredients of Kairi Curry with Khoba Roti

  • 450 gm raw mangoes (kairi), cut into wedges with skin
  • 2-3 Tbsp mustard oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp onion seeds
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/4 tsp asafoetida
  • 2 Tbsp gram flour
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 Tbsp grated jaggery
  • Fresh coriander sprigs for garnishing
  • For khoba roti:
  • 3 cups coarse whole wheat flour + for dusting
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/3 cup ghee-as required

How to Make Kairi Curry with Khoba Roti

  • For kairi ki curry:
  • 1.Heat mustard oil in a non-stick pan till it smokes.
  • 2.Add cumin seeds, fennel seeds and onion seeds, saute till the seeds crackle.
  • 3.Add broken bay leaves and saute.
  • 4.Add asafoetida, gram flour, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and coriander powder and mix well.
  • 5.Add raw mangoes and a little water, mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • 6.Add salt, mix well, cover and simmer for 10 minutes
  • 7.Add jaggery to kairi ki curry and mix well.
  • 8.Cook till the jaggery melts completely.
  • 9.Transfer the curry in a serving bowl, garnish with coriander sprigs and serve hot with khoba roti.
  • For khoba roti:
  • 1.Combine flour, salt and ghee in a bowl.
  • 2.Add water as required and
  • 3.Knead into a stiff dough, set aside for about 15 minutes.
  • 4.Divide the dough into equal portions, place them on a dusted worktop and roll out into 6inch diameter rotis.
  • 5.Pinch on the surface to get indentation all over, using ghee.
  • 6.Heat a non-stick tawa and place roti on it, indent side down.
  • 7.Cook on low heat till evenly browned and cooked.
  • 8.Flip, drizzle some ghee all over and cook till other side is evenly browned and cooked.