Sel Roti Recipe (Nepalese ring-Shaped Sweet bread)
Sel Roti is a traditional Nepalese sweet ring-shaped bread prepared during Dashain and Tihar festivals.
Sel roti is a traditional Nepalese sweet ring-shaped bread prepared during Dashain and Tihar festivals and many other occasions like marriage and parties. Sikkim has majority of Nepali community which makes seal roti a famous food there. This mildly sweet bread is prepared with rice. Rice is soaked overnight and ground into a fine paste. It is then mixed with sugar, ghee, water and flavoured with cardamom.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Tea time snack recipes such as
- 1/2 cup Rice
- 2 tablespoons Sugar
- 2 tablespoons Ghee
- 1 tablespoon Rice flour
- 1/4 teaspoon Cardamom Powder (Elaichi)
- 2 tablespoons Water , + water for soaking rice
- Cooking oil , as required for deep frying
How to make Sel Roti Recipe (Nepalese ring-Shaped Sweet bread)
To begin making the Sel Roti recipe, wash and soak the rice overnight.
Next day, drain the excess water from the rice. Take drained rice in a mixer jar and blend to a fine paste.
Take the paste in a bowl and add sugar, ghee, rice flour and cardamom powder to it.
Gradually add about 1-2 tablespoon water to it and whisk well till sugar dissolves completely. Batter should be of a thick consistency.
Heat oil in a wide pan. Using a ladle, pour the batter in a circle shape into the hot oil.
Reduce the flame to medium and let it cook on one side. Flip it to the other side using a tong. Fry till it gets light golden brown from both sides.
Remove and drain on an absorbent paper. Store them in an air tight container once they cool down completely.
Sel Roti Recipe (Nepalese ring-Shaped Sweet bread) is part of the North Eastern Recipe Contest