Missi Roti

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Missi roti is made out of gram flour(besan) and is rich in protein. It is a very delicious Indian bread that goes with all kind of dals and curries. 

missi roti

(makes 8 rotis)

  • Gram flour (besan) 1 cup
  • Wheat flour (aata) ½ cups
  • Green chilies 1-2, finely chopped
  • Chopped coriander leaves 2 tbsp
  • Salt ½ tsp
  • Carom seeds (ajwain ) ½ tsp
  • Oil 2 tsp
  • Finely chopped onions 2 tbsp (optional)
  • Water to make dough
  • Ghee/butter to brush the top

Method of preparation

  1. Take gram flour, wheat flour, chopped onion, coriander leaves, green chilies, salt, oil and carom seeds in a big bowl. Mix well all the ingredients . Make a soft dough by adding little water at a time. Cover the dough and leave it for 10-15 minutes.
  2. Divide the dough into 8 portions and make small rounds of these portions.
  3. Roll a ball with help of dry flour in about a 3 inch circle.
missi roti
  1. Heat griddle (tawa) . Place the rolled circle on the griddle, after about 15 seconds turn the side of the roti. Wait for 10 seconds.
missi roti

For electric stove

  1. Press the roti lightly with a clean cloth or a clean mitten glove. Cook from both the sides. Repeat the process with all the rotis.
missi roti

Note: For gas stove

Hold the roti with the tongs, remove the griddle and put the roti directly on the flame, turn the side to cook the missi roti from other side. (takes about a minute). Missi rotis do not puff up like plain rotis so don't worry about that.

  1. Top with butter or ghee (just brushing). Butter only the front side of the roti .
  1. Repeat the process with all the balls.
Delicious miss rotis are ready to serve

Serve hot missi roti with the curry of your choice or may be with dal.