Seal Roti

by - April 27, 2014

Seal Roti


           Sikkim is located in the Himalayan mountains. The state is bordered by Nepal to the west, China's Tibet Autonomous Region to the north and east, and Bhutan to the east and West Bengal lies to the south.

       Sikkim has its own unique dietary culture with specific cuisine and food recipes. Like anywhere else in the world, food habits here have evolved as the result of traditional wisdom and empirical experiences of generations. Today in many parts of the world these traditional foods have entered commercial production, and their recipes have become popular among people of different ethnic origin. One of the authentic recipe is Seal Roti..

          Seal roti is a traditional dish prepared during festivals and parties. This seal roti is prepared by grinding soaked rice and water in to fine paste. The paste is then poured into a hot oil and deep fried. Pouring it into circle is a tricky procedure in this recipe and it will take some practice to get even circle seal rotis.  It is normally eaten with potato curry. Sharing Seal Roti has becom a symbol of integration among caste and tribes in rural belts of sikkim..Let see the recipe now..


Preparation time: 10 ~ 15 minutes
Soaking time: overnight
Cooking time: less than 45 minutes
Adapted from Gayathri 's space

Ingredients:
1 cup raw rice
1/4 cup sugar
1/3 ghee
1/2 cup water
1/4 tsp cardamom powder
A pinch of powdered clove
Oil for deep frying

Seal Roti

Method: 
1. Wash and soak rice overnight. Next day, drain the water and grind the rice in a mixer grinder or mixie.
2. Add sugar, ghee, powdered cardamom and cloves along with water. Grind again to blend everything to a thick paste. 
3. Transfer the batter into a jar and meantime heat oil in a pan or kadai in a medium heat.
6. Whisk the batter with spoon until fluffy.
8. Pour the batter into hot oil in the shape of a circle and fry until golden on both sides.
10. Remove and transfer the cooked circle on a plate. Cool and store it in a airtight jar.

Seal Roti

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Seal Roti  

Preparation time: 10 ~ 15 minutes
Soaking time: overnight
Cooking time: less than 45 minutes
Adapted from Gayathri 's space

Ingredients:
1 cup raw rice
1/4 cup sugar
1/3 ghee
1/2 cup water
1/4 tsp cardamom powder
A pinch of powdered clove
Oil for deep frying

Method: 
1. Wash and soak rice overnight. Next day, drain the water and grind the rice in a mixer grinder or mixie.
2. Add sugar, ghee, powdered cardamom and cloves along with water. Grind again to blend everything to a thick paste. 
3. Transfer the batter into a jar and meantime heat oil in a pan or kadai in a medium heat.
6. Whisk the batter with spoon until fluffy.
8. Pour the batter into hot oil in the shape of a circle and fry until golden on both sides.
10. Remove and transfer the cooked circle on a plate. Cool and store it in a airtight jar.
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13 comments

  1. Never Heard of this Dish, Sounds Yummy and Interesting! Will give it a try for sure!

    -Mythreyi
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  2. Very unique and delicious to look at Seal roti from Sikkim. Wonderfully prepared.
    Deepa

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  3. crispy and super crunchy!! love it!!

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  4. oh seal roti looks yummy .Can munch them all day ..

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  5. So perfectly made! I made the same from Gayathri's space as well and we loved it.

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  6. Very crispy and quite addictive sel roti, pack me some..

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  7. Amazing that you made so much!..great job Saras..:)...Selrotis are more like our athirasams right

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  8. Crispy and delicious Sel roti.

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  9. Looks like this is a popular one!

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  10. It was sel roti day! So many versions.

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  11. Another Sel Roti for today!!! Looks good, and great shape!!!

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