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Barrito recipe - How to make Barrito

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     7Serves 6 to 8.
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For the dough
1 1/2 cups plain flour (maida)
3 tsp oil
salt to taste

For the stuffing
3/4 cup red rajma (kidney beans)
2 onions, chopped
2 tbsp butter
1 tbsp ghee
4 tbsp tomato ketchup
1 tsp chilli powder
salt to taste

For the hot sauce
1 kg (21/4 lb.) red tomatoes
6 whole dry kashmiri red chillies
1 chopped onion
1/4 tsp carom seeds (ajwain)
3 tsp sugar
2 tbsp oil

Other ingredients
3/4 cup chopped spring onions and grated carrot for decoration

For the baking (optional)
100 gms fresh cream mixed with 1 tbsp. of lemon juice
5 to 6 tbsp grated cheese

For the dough

    For the dough
  1. Mix all the ingredients and make a soft dough by adding water. Knead well.
  2. Roll out into small chapatis and cook lightly on a tawa (griddle).

For the stuffing

    For the stuffing
  1. Soak the beans overnight. Next day, cook in pressure cooker. Drain and mash.
  2. Heat the butter and ghee and fry the onion for 1 minute.
  3. Add the beans, tomato ketchup, chilli powder and salt and cook for a little while. Mash a little.

For the hot sauce

    For the hot sauce
  1. Heat the oil in vessel and fry the onion for 1 minute.
  2. Add the tomatoes and the chillies and cook till the tomatoes are soft.
  3. Blend in liquidiser and strain.
  4. Add the ajwain, sugar and salt and boil for a few minutes.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Fill each chapati with a little stuffing. Spread a little hot sauce and spring onions, close and serve.
  2. If you so wish, you can also serve barriots baked. Arrange on a baking tray and pour the remaining hot sauce on top. Pour the cream over the hot sauce
  3. Serve hot surrounded by chopped spring onions and grated carrots.


 on 21 Jul 18 07:48 PM