Thursday, October 4, 2012

Spinach Chapati and Thakali Tokku

My kids don't take much greens in their food but they like chapati, so I tired this turned out good with beautiful green color and they liked it. Thakali Tokku is one of the easy recipe and its our favorite. We can use this for travel. My mom always do this for dinner when we travel,such a good combination.

Spinach Chapati(Indian wheat bread or tortilla)

Wheat flour
1 Cup
Spinach pure
½ Cup
1 Tbsp

  1. Spinach pure: Cook 2 cups spinach with little water for 10 minutes and blend.
  2. Add everything together expect oil, mix and make a soft dough. Now add oil and knead it for 10- 15 minutes. Keep it aside for 1-2 hrs. After that make small balls out of it. Take one ball and roll it and toast both sides on hot pan. Chapati is now ready.


Thakali Thokku 


Onion Chopped
½ Cup
Tomatoes medium size
Green Chili
Turmeric powder
½ tsp
Red chili powder
½ tsp
Mustard seeds
1 tsp
2 Tbsp
Curry leaves



  1. In a pan heat oil. Add mustard seeds once it splutters add onion, green chilli and curry leaves.
  2. After the onion turns brown add the chopped tomatoes, Turmaric powder, chilli powder and salt.
  3. Cook with out covering the lid until oil separates.  
Note: You can add a pinch of sugar to thokku it tastes good. When travel aviod onion for thokku it will saty good for 2 days.

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