Got Leftover Rotis? Try Chef Saloni’s Seyal Phulka Recipe, The Ultimate Mother’s Day Treat!

Treat your mom to a special culinary surprise!

by Mallika Khurana
Got Leftover Rotis? Try Chef Saloni’s Seyal Phulka Recipe, The Ultimate Mother’s Day Treat!

Looking for a last-minute recipe that’s both delightful and sure to impress Mom this Mother’s Day? Look no further! Chef Saloni Kukreja has generously shared her recipe for Seyal Phulka, a dish that not only utilises leftover rotis but also packs a punch of flavour and comfort. This is simply the perfect choice for Mother’s Day!

Spice Up Mother’s Day With Seyal Phulka


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Seyal Phulka is a culinary marvel that transforms humble leftover rotis into a dish bursting with aromatic spices and savoury goodness. It’s a testament to the ingenuity of Indian cuisine, where every ingredient is cherished and utilised to its fullest potential.

But what truly makes Seyal Phulka ideal for Mother’s Day is its essence of warmth and love. Imagine presenting a steaming plate of Seyal Phulka to your mom, the aroma of spices wafting through the air, evoking memories of home-cooked meals and cherished moments shared together. It’s a dish that speaks volumes without uttering a single word, expressing gratitude and appreciation for all that Mom does.

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Turn Leftover Rotis Into A Culinary Masterpiece

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Photo Credits: Chef Saloni Kukreja/Instagram

Let’s delve into the recipe and see how easily you can whip up this delightful treat for your beloved mom.


  • 5 old rotis
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1/2 inch ginger
  • 1/2 tsp. mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tbsp. ghee
  • 1/2 tbsp. oil
  • 2 green chillies
  • 2 tomatoes (puréed)
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp. chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp. coriander powder
  • 1/4 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup water
  • Lime juice & coriander leaves for garnish
  • Sev for garnish


  1. Heat up some oil & ghee in a saucepan – add in the mustard seeds, ginger, garlic, green chillies & curry leaves.
  2. Once the curry leaves & mustard seeds crackle, add in the tomato purée – give it a stir & cook it until the oil starts to float.
  3. Meanwhile, take day-old chapati/rotis, stack them up & cut them into squares.
  4. Once the tomatoes have cooked for a few minutes, add in salt to taste along with red chilli powder, coriander powder & haldi powder – give it a mix.
  5. Add in the water, and allow the gravy to come to a boil before adding in the roti pieces. Give it a quick stir & let it cook for 2-3 minutes.
  6. Finally, finish with some coriander leaves & lime juice.
  7. Serve hot, garnish with some lime juice, coriander leaves & sev, & enjoy!

With this simple yet flavourful recipe, you can show your mom just how much she means to you, one delicious bite at a time. Happy Mother’s Day!

Cover Image Courtesy: Chef Saloni Kukreja/Instagram