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onion roti recipe | Indian style onion chapati | tasty onion paratha | how to make onion roti is a treat to your palate and a great way to nourish your body. Learn how to make onion roti.

To make onion roti, combine the wheat flour, onions, coriander, green chillies, cumin seeds, ginger, ghee, and salt in a deep bowl, mix well and knead to make a soft smooth using enough water. Divide the dough into 6 equal portions and roll out each portion of the dough into a 125 mm. (5”) diameter circle with the help of a little whole wheat flour. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook each roti, using a little oil, till golden brown spots appear on both the sides. Serve immediately.

This Indian style onion chapati is flavorful yet moderately-spiced so it will be appealing to the whole family. Wonderfully flavourful, this roti is perked up not just by the pungency of onions, but also by the aroma of roasted cumin seeds and fresh coriander.

This tasty onion paratha is rather versatile - it can be had with an elaborate vegetable preparation or just a cup of curds and pickle. A simple pudina raita would make a tongue-tickling dinner fare.

This onion roti is not only a vibrant gastronomic treat, that is visually very appealing but it has a wealth of nutrients too. The antioxidant Quercetin in onions is known for its heart protecting benefits, while the whole wheat flour is rich in fibre and thus helps in maintaining a healthy gut. Coriander adds in its nourishing touch too!. It is a fairly good source of iron and folate – the 2 nutrients which help in the production and maintenance of red blood cells in our blood.

Tips for onion roti. 1. Chop the onions finely so rolling becomes easier. 2. Instead of wheat flour, you can also use a combination of wheat flour and jowar flour also. 3. Cook each roti with ¼ tsp of oil to make it heart friendly and suitable for obesity and diabetes.

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Onion Roti

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Onion Roti recipe - How to make Onion Roti

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     6Makes 6 rotis
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Ingredients


For Onion Roti
1 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1 cup finely chopped onions
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
1 1/2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1/2 tsp grated ginger (adrak)
1 tsp melted ghee
salt to taste
whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling
oil for cooking

Method
For onion roti

    For onion roti
  1. To make onion roti, combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl, mix well and knead to make a soft smooth using enough water.
  2. Divide the dough into 6 equal portions and roll out each portion of the dough into a 125 mm. (5”) diameter circle with the help of a little whole wheat flour.
  3. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook each roti, using a little oil, till golden brown spots appear on both the sides.
  4. Serve the onion roti immediately.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per roti
Energy169 cal
Protein2.9 g
Carbohydrates18.2 g
Fiber2.8 g
Fat9.8 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium5.8 mg
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Dough for onion roti, onion paratha

    Dough for onion roti, onion paratha
  1. To make a dough for onion roti | onion paratha | pyaz ki roti | healthy onion roti for weight loss | in a deep glass bowl add 1 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta). Whole wheat flour is excellent for diabetics as they will not shoot up your blood sugar levels as they are a low GI food.  Whole wheat flour is rich in Phosphorus which is a major mineral which works closely with calcium to build our bonesVitamin B9 helps your body to produce and maintain new cells, especially increase red blood cells. See detailed 11 benefits of whole wheat flour and why it's good for you.
  2. Add 1 cup finely chopped onions. Raw onions are a very valuable source of vitamin C – the immune building vitamin. Along with other phytonutrients from onions, it helps to build WBC (white blood cells) which serves as a line of defence against illness. Yes, it’s a source of many antioxidants, the most important one amongst them being Quercetin. The quercetin in Onions promotes production of HDL (good cholesterol) and lowers total cholesterol in the body. The sulphur in onions act as a blood thinner and prevents blood clotting too. This in turn would lower blood pressure and good for heart diabetics. Read the benefits of onions
  3. Add 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania).   Coriander is a fresh herb often used as a flavour enhancer in Indian cooking. It is mainly used as a garnish. This is the best way to use it - no cooking. This preserves its vitamin C content which helps to build our immunity and bring that sparkle to the skin. The antioxidants vitamin Avitamin C and the quercetin present in coriander works towards strengthening our immune system. Coriander is a fairly good source of iron and folate – the 2 nutrient which help in the production and maintenance of red blood cells in our blood. Good for reducing cholesterol and good for diabetics. Read 9 benefits of coriander to understand details. 
  4. Add 1 1/2 tsp finely chopped green chillies. This gives a nice spice to the roti.
  5. Add 1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera).
  6. Add 1/2 tsp grated ginger (adrak).
  7. Add 1 or 2 teaspoons melted ghee. If you want a very rich roti then add 2 tbsp melted ghee
  8. Add salt to taste.
  9. Mix well.
  10. Add enough water to make a soft dough.
  11. Knead into a soft dough.
  12. Make the dough into cylinderical shape. This makes it easier to make 6 equal pieces. 
  13. Divide the dough into 6 equal portions.

Cooking the onion roti, onion paratha

    Cooking the onion roti, onion paratha
  1. To make the onion roti | onion paratha | pyaz ki roti | healthy onion roti for weight loss | roll out each portion of the dough into a 125 mm. (5”) diameter circle with the help of a little whole wheat flour.
  2. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook one side without oil for  30 seconds. 
  3. Flip over. This is what the roti looks like when cooked without oil.
  4. Brush 1/8 teaspoon oil on the top of the roti. We have used very little oil for cooking the roti as extra oil is not needed. For those who want their roti rich, then add more oil. BUT, if you have any medical issues, then restrict the oil usage.
  5. Cook onion roti | onion paratha | pyaz ki roti | healthy onion roti for weight loss | till golden brown spots appear on both the sides.
  6. Serve onion roti | onion paratha | pyaz ki roti | healthy onion roti for weight loss | immediately with some homemade curds.

Reviews

Onion Roti
 on 05 Oct 19 10:46 AM
5

This is a nice variation to the regular rotis...A simple mix of onions and spices added to the flour makes for a delicious roti....Pairs well with any vegetable or just a bowl of curds.
Tarla Dalal
05 Oct 19 04:00 PM
   Hi Winnie, thanks for your feedback as always.
Onion Rotis
 on 16 Jul 12 10:18 AM
5

Whole wheat flour mixed with onions and green chillies makes a lovely roti. i reduced the ghee to make it a healthier roti. Taste yum.