How to make Basi Roti Churi - Tempered stale rotis - an excellent breakfast item.

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Main Ingredients : Leftover Rotis, Onion (प्याज़ )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Basi Roti Churi

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

For more recipes related to Basi Roti Churi checkout Leftover Roti Upma, Leftover Roti Rice Rolls, Tadka Roti. You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Tandoori Chicken, Pudina Chicken with Mango Sauce, Prawn Samosa With Jalapeno Tomato Sauce, Shakkarkand Chaat.

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Basi Roti Churi Recipe

  • Leftover Rotis 4

  • Onion 2 medium

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Ginger chopped 1/2 inch piece

  • Green chillies chopped 2-3

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Sugar 1/2 teaspoon

  • Peanuts a few


Step 1

Roughly chop onions and green chillies. Heat oil in a non stick pan, add cumin seeds and sauté till they change colour.

Step 2

Finely chop ginger and add to the pan and sauté. Add green chillies and onions and sauté.

Step 3

Add peanuts and mix well. Tear the leftover rotis into small pieces.

Step 4

Add turmeric powder, salt and sugar and mix well. Sauté for a couple of minutes.

Step 5

Add juice of one lemon and mix well. Add leftover roti pieces and toss lightly.

Step 6

Cover and cook on low heat till crispy and crunchy. Serve hot.