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Aug 31, 2011

Seyal Maani

               Hello friends, Hearty Ramzan n Ganesh chathurthi wishes to you all..Again here with an interesting recipe fro Blog Hop Wednesday.As per this week's blog hopping i visited Vaishali's Blog and tried a recipe from her blog.I came to know her Blog thru this event only.Not only her some many other blogger friends were introduced to me by this great event.So a very special thanks to Radhika without her this couldn't happen.I appreciate all her efforts n pain she took to run this great event successfully.Thank you so much Radhika.

          Vaishali has lots of yummy north Indian recipes.Its lil' tough for me to pick one from them and also for some recipes i don't have main ingredient in hand :) So lastly i fixed with this "Seyal Maani" which means chapathi cooked with herbs n tomatoes.This is very flavorful n more yummy , i served this as a evening snack .Its like samasa chaat with full goodness of mint n cilantro n tangy tomato taste...all in one tempted me a lot. Tried n enjoyed this great recipe.Thank you Vaishali for sharing such authentic and yummy recipes.The color of the recipe was more strong than they look ..dunno some problem with camera :( No worries we enjoyed the dish a lot .I made very lil' changes to the dish n here we go...

  1. Chapathi   3 no.s
  2. Tomato   2 no.s medium(finely chopped)
  3. Turmeric powder   a pinch
  4. Chilli powder   1/2 tsp
  5. Cumin powder   1/4 tsp
  6. salt   to taste
  7. Oil    1-2 tsp
To Grind
  1. Coriander  leaves     1 cup
  2. Mint leaves   1 handful
  3. Ginger   1" piece
  4. Garlic    2 small cloves
  5. Green chilli     3-4 no.s
  6. Cumin seeds   1/2 tsp
  7. Oil    1 tsp
  • Cut chapathi in to small pieces using kitchen scissor and keep aside.
  • Grind all the ingredients " under to grind" to little coarse paste and from that paste add 1-2 tsp to the chapathi pieces mix n keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add the ground green paste saute till raw smell leaves.
  • Then add the finely chopped tomatoes and saute till it turns soft n mushy.
  • After that add the spice powders and stir fry for a minute and add the chapathi pieces and mix well and stir for 1-2 minutes.
  • Lastly add about 1/2 cup water ,little salt and bring everything to blend well n turns little mushy.
  • Its done...Seyal Maani is ready to serve.Serve along with sliced onions ,lemon wedges .
  • Enjoy this delicious Seyal Maani .....

Plz adjust the spice level to your taste..above quantity will give you a mild spice dish.
Instead of chopped tomatoes you can also add tomato puree or paste.


  1. A very unique name , looks similar to kothu paratha.. Healthy snacking idea!! Nice flavorful one too..

  2. That's a yummy snack...Looks very yum

  3. very nice recipe...Will bookmark it...

  4. New one and looks yummy Sangee .. Happy Vinayaka Chaturthi.


  5. Looks filling and truly delicious, wat a fabulous dish..

  6. THNX a ton for trying the seyal maani..m glad u n ur family relished it.


  8. wow, I immediately bookmarked it, looks mouth watering and I would love to get my hands on it :)

  9. this is new to me dear, but its a lovely recipe and nice way of using up the left over chapathis..

  10. Nice way to rejuvenate left over chapathi.

  11. I made this sometime back and it tasted delicious. such a great recipe with old rotis

  12. That looks yummy and perfect..I love this….Should give it a try soon…Thank you so much for the recipe...

  13. yummy .. n good use of chapathis..

  14. It is very new to me sangee. It is nice and want to try this.


  15. This is delicious and tempting! Nice one!

  16. Had never heard of this dish before.. Very interesting.!

  17. Love the food! You’re amazing. This menu is fantastic:) It sure will help everyone who’s looking for a perfect menu like this. Thank you for sharing this recipe.

  18. new recipe to me and looks delicious ......


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