Hot, Hot Roti for Dada-jiBook - 2011
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SFPL_Kids Apr 27, 2017
Fluffy-puffy roti and apples for Dadi-ma's pie? Yes, please! Enjoy a delicious afternoon with Aneel and his grandfather as they fire up the tavva pan and tell stories.
SFPL_Kids Mar 16, 2015
A tall tale about the best roti in the world. Aneel and his grandfather, Dada-ji, tell stories, use their imaginations, and make delicious roti, a traditional Indian flatbread.
Can roti really make you as strong as a tiger? Find out! For preK-2nd grade.
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Some folks might not be keen on their grandparents coming to live with them, but not Aneel. He thinks it’s great! Not only are Dadi-ma and Dada-ji always about, but no one tells a story quite like Aneel’s grandfather. Dada-ji weaves tales of his own youth when he’d wrestle water buffalos or tie cobras into knots. And the source of this miraculous power? Nothing more than his mother’s delicious, fantastic, fluffy-puffy roti. Caught up in the tale, Aneel is determined that his grandfather should have some roti right there and then like he did when he was a boy. And when the family can’t be swayed in that direction, he takes it upon himself to whip up a batch. With flour, water, and salt he pushes and pulls the dough and Dadi-ma helps him fry it up. Then Dada-ji has his fill and the two go out to have adventures of their own, even if these are nothing more than splashing in puddles or swinging to the sky.
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