Basic Ragi Roti, Nachni Roti video by Tarla Dalal

Basic Ragi Roti, Nachni Roti video by Tarla Dalal

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Basic Ragi Roti Video. A hearty roti that is sure to remind you of home. The roti has a rustic flavour and earthy aroma, which will make you feel full and warm. You need to knead the dough with warm water – otherwise the rotis will break when you roll them.

Recipe Description for Plain Ragi Roti, Plain Nachni Roti

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Makes 4 rotis
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For Plain Ragi Roti
3/4 cup ragi (nachni / red millet) flour
1/2 tsp ghee
salt to taste
ragi (nachni / red millet) flour for rolling


For plain ragi roti

  1. To make {span class="bold1"}plain ragi roti recipe{/span}, combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl, mix well and knead into a soft dough using enough warm water.
  2. Divide the dough into 4 equal portions.
  3. Roll out a portion of the dough into a 125 mm. (5”) diameter using a little ragi flour for rolling.
  4. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) on a medium flame and when hot, place the roti gently over it.
  5. Cook it till small blisters appear on the surface. Turn over the roti and cook for few more seconds.
  6. Cook it on an open flame till it puffs up and brown spots appear on both the sides.
  7. Repeat steps 3 to 6 to make 3 more rotis.
  8. Serve the {span class="bold1"}plain ragi roti{/span} immediately.
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