Filling for Vegetable Roti or Rolls
Vegetable roti – In Sri Lanka, we call it -Elavalu Roti. It’s a commonly found street food made with roti and a vegetable or meat filling.
It’s a super delicious pastry, and this snack will complement well with your afternoon tea.
In the post, I will show you how I make the filling for this delicious vegetable roti.
Filling for Vegetable Roti
1 Sliced Leek
1 Cup Sliced Carrot
1 1/2 Cup Mashed Potato
1 Tsp Chopped Ginger & Garlic
Few Curry Leaves Optional
1 Tsp Minced Green Chili
1/2 Tsp Mustard seed
1 Tsp Chili Powder
1 Tsp Cumin
1-2 Tsp Chili Flakes
1 Egg Optional
Boil 2-3 potatoes until soft, peel of the skin, Mashed it, we need about 1 & 1/2 cups of mashed potatoes
Heat a pan, add oil
Once it’s heated, add chopped Garlic & Ginger
Add curry leaves
Add minced green chilies
Let it fry and add mustard seeds
Fry for few seconds, add chili powder, cumin, salt, and chili flakes
Fry on low heat until medium heat
Now add Sliced carrots & leek
Let cook everything until tender
Optional: Add one egg
After about 1 minute, add the mashed potato
Mix everything, cook for 2 minutes
Let it completely cool down.
Now you can use it as a filling for vegetable roti or any pastry
At the end of this video, you can find how I make the filling for this vegetable roti.