Monday, August 4, 2008

Sattu ka Parantha

Sattu is staple in UP region. It is a roasted Chana flour. As compared to Besan, which is non-roasted Chanaflour. Any true UP-ite will swear by Sattu.

Sattu Paratha

Sattu Parantha is best eaten with Aloo Choka.

To quote Wiki:Aloo Chokha

  • Sattu, powdered baked gram, is a high energy giving food. It is taken mixed with water or with milk. Sometimes, sattu mixed with spices are used to prepare stuffed 'chapattis', locally called as 'makuni roti'
  • Litti/Choka, a fast food item that can be prepared with minimum of utensils by people who away on tour. It is prepared with Sattu and Wheat flour and taken with mashed potato and brinjals.

  • The filling is usually Sattu flour mixed with masala. The Masala is chatakdaar, made of:
  • crushed garlic cloves
  • finely chopped coriander leaves
  • finely chopped green chilly
  • lemon juice
  • and the typical UP style Mircha ka achaar.
    Onion can give it a sweetish flavour.
    Sattu filling masalaSattu fillingSattu Paratha
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