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Nepali ‘Sel Roti’ recipe by Maloti Gurung

By EMN Updated: Jul 12, 2015 10:27 pm

Maloti Gurung mother of three settled in Dimapur permanently is married to a man from the same community who works in a government office in Dimapur.
Maloti who is born and brought up in Dimapur says that her ancestors of two generations were also settled in the district itself. Maloti Gurung today shares the recipe of traditional Nepalis bread- Sel Roti which is served at their house during occasions or various celebrations.

‘Sel roti’ Nepalis traditional bread with tea ……Recipe by Maloti Gurung

Eastern Mirror with its feature ‘Good morning Nagaland’ aims to highlight all the important traditional dishes that distinct every tribe of Nagaland through their unique ways of cooking.
‘Good morning Nagaland’ also plans to highlight the different dishes of people other than Nagas who are settled in Nagaland. Furthermore ‘Good morning Nagaland’ will wrap up various unique recipes from local restaurants.
Recipes of various hot and delicious dishes are coming your way so grab you seat belts to an adventurous journey with ‘Good Morning Nagaland’ and expertise yourself in the food culture of Nagaland. With some exceptions the general and most common recipe of all tribes traditional dishes are being provided.
Featuring in todays editon is one of the common dishes of the Nepalis of Nagaland of which they are recognized for.


– Grinded Rice
– Sugar
– Maida
– Baking Powder
– Oil (preferably refine oil)
– Egg
– Banana
– Sugi
– Ghee

1. Mix the grinded rice, maida and baking powder together.
2. Then grind eggs, bananas and sugar together in a mixture till its finely mixed.
3. Heat water in a pot and pour it onto the mixed ingredients of both step one and step two.
4. Stir and mix it thoroughly till its finely mixed and turns watery.
Heat oil in a pan and pour the mixture in the shape of a circle either with hands or using fine cotton clothes.

Peas (matar) Chatni:
– Tried peas
– Sesame Seed (Til)
– Ginger
– Garlic
– Onion
– Tomato
– Green chilli
– Salt to taste

– Soak the tried peas overnight
– Fry the sesame seed for few minutes in a hot pan and grind it
– Then heat oil in a pan and fry ginger, garlic, onion, tomato, green chilli and the soaked peas together till its properly cooked
– Put the fried sabji in a bowl after its properly cooked then add the grinded till for better taste and delicious aroma.

By EMN Updated: Jul 12, 2015 10:27:28 pm