Garlicky Makai Roti

Garlicky Makai Roti

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Made with maize flour dotted with flavor enhancers like coriander, chillies and garlic, you will love this interesting and toothsome roti. It is quite filling, and fit to be a quick meal. In fact, you don’t even need a side-dish; you can simply serve with a cup of curds and a tangy pickle.

Garlicky Makai Roti recipe - How to make Garlicky Makai Roti

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 6 rotis
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1 cup maize flour (makai ka atta)
1 tbsp oil
3 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
2 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
salt to taste
rice flour (chawal ka atta) for rolling
oil for greasing and cooking

For Serving
fresh curd

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead into a soft dough using enough warm water.
  2. Divide the dough into 6 equal portions and roll each portion into a 100 mm. (4”) diameter circle using little rice flour for rolling.
  3. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook each roti, using a little oil, till it turns golden brown in colour from both sides.
  4. Serve hot with fresh curds and pickle.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per roti
Energy102 cal
Protein1.1 g
Carbohydrates12.1 g
Fiber1.2 g
Fat5.6 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium1.7 mg
Garlicky Makai Roti Video by Tarla Dalal