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Selroti | Nepali Style Bread

Manisha Goyal
130 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Selroti | Nepali Style Bread RECIPE

Selroti is a Nepali traditional homemade bread which is sweet in taste. It is mostly prepared during Diwali. The main ingredient here is rice flour inclusive of other flavours. A semi liquid dough is prepared stirring all the ingredients which is then deep fried in hot ghee or oil. Selrotis are cooked in bulk and can be stored at room temperature for a couple of days.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Diwali
  • Assam and North East
  • Frying
  • Main Dish

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Rice flour - 1 cup + 1 tbsp
  2. All purpose flour - 2 tbsp
  3. semolina (suji) - 1 tbsp
  4. Wheat flour (atta) - 3 tbsp
  5. sugar - 4 tbsp
  6. ghee - 2 tbsp
  7. Half ripe banana, mashed
  8. A pinch of baking powder
  9. Peppercorns, fennel seeds, cardamom (finely crushed) - 3 tbsp
  10. Fresh coconut, grated - 2 tbsp
  11. Milk as required
  12. oil for frying


  1. Blend together the sugar and ghee till it's fluffy.
  2. Add all the dry ingredients and mix it well.
  3. Add milk slowly and make a smooth batter which is a bit thinner than the cake batter. Keep aside for 2 hours.
  4. Heat oil in a flat bottomed heavy pan/kadhai.
  5. Put the batter in a piping bag with a big nozzle. Pipe the batter in the hot oil making roundels. Cook in a medium flame.
  6. Turn when it turns golden brown in colour. Turn using two chop sticks or a knife.
  7. Serve hot or cold with Nepali alu dum.

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pallabi saikia
pallabi saikia   Mar-05-2017

One of my fav...

Shini Prakash
Shini Prakash   May-05-2016

sounds so yummy :D

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