Dhapate, Maharashtrian Masala Flat Bread

Dhapate, Maharashtrian Masala Flat Bread

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This Maharashtrian Masala Flat Bread is easy to make and uses minimal ingredients. It is a homely and easy to make recipe. The spices make this roti even more flavourful than the normal jowar roti. It tastes best when eaten with flax seeds chutney, curd, pickle, etc.

Dhapate, Maharashtrian Masala Flat Bread recipe - How to make Dhapate, Maharashtrian Masala Flat Bread

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 serving


2 cups jowar (white millet) flour
1/4 cup besan (bengal gram flour)
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
1 tsp roasted cumin and coriander (dhania) powder
oil as required
salt to taste
lukewarm water to knead the dough

  1. Mix all the above ingredients.
  2. Add lukewarm water and knead into a soft dough.
  3. Make small balls of the dough, and place it on a dusted rolling board and flatten using your hands with a continuous circular tapping motion.
  4. Lift with both hands, and place it on the griddle.
  5. Spread a little water on the top of the roti.
  6. Turn the roti, and then put oil on both the sides till golden brown in colour.
  7. Serve with curd, pickle or chutney!