Silmaian Rotta
Silmain Rotta is a dish popular with the Baniya community in Uttar Pradesh and Delhi. This dish is typically cooked before a wedding by bride and groom's family. This dish consists of a peculiar potato preparation and roti.
Silmaian Rotta

- Indian


- 1-2

Cooking Time

-35-40 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 10-15 Min


  • FOR Ingredients to prepare Silmaian Rotta:
  • 2 potatoes with skin
  • Oil
  • FOR Moong ki Dal
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 8 cloves
  • 2 chopped green chillies
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 1 cup Moong Dal, soaked
  • Salt as per taste
  • 1/2 tbsp turmeric powder
  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 green chilli
  • 1 dry red chilli
  • 1 tbsp chopped ginger
  • A pinch of asafoetida
  • 500 grams of fenugreek leaves
  • 1/2 cup dill leaves
  • FOR Rotta
  • 2 wheat dough balls
  • 1/2 tbsp mustard oil
  • Ghee for garnish


  1. 1

    Procedure to make Silmaian Rotta:.
  2. 2

    Chop the potato into dices without peeling its skin.
  3. 3

    In a heated pan add oil, chopped potatoes and let it cook.
  4. 4

    Add green chilli, dry red chilli, chopped ginger, a pinch of asafoetida and let it cook.
  5. 5

    Add fenugreek leaves, salt as per taste and mix it well.
  6. 6

    Add dill leaves and mix it well.
  7. 7

    In another heated pan add ghee, cloves, chopped green chillies and mix it.
  8. 8

    Add chopped ginger, soaked green moong dal and mix it well.
  9. 9

    Add salt as per taste, turmeric powder and mix it again.
  10. 10

    Add water and let it cook.
  11. 11

    Roll out the wheat dough balls.
  12. 12

    Apply mustard oil on the roti and dust it with flour.
  13. 13

    Stick the two rotis together and let it cook from both sides.
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