Til Gur ki Roti

Til Gur ki Roti

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Sometimes the contrast between the simplicity of a dish and its complex flavour is striking! Til Gur ki Roti is a perfect example of this phenomenon. With minimal ingredients and an extremely simple procedure, you get a delectable roti that surprises you with its exciting crispness and lingering flavour. Cook these wheat flour, jaggery and sesame rotis over a slow flame, to ensure that the insides are well cooked too.

Til Gur ki Roti recipe - How to make Til Gur ki Roti

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     6Makes 6 servings


1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
2 tbsp melted ghee
6 tbsp grated jaggery (gur)
1 tsp sesame seeds (til)
a pinch of salt

Other Ingredients
whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling
ghee for cooking

For Serving

  1. Combine the jaggery and 2 tablespoons of water in a broad non-stick pan, mix well and cook on a slow flame for 2 to 3 minutes or till the jaggery melts completely, while stirring continuously. Keep aside and allow it to cool completely.
  2. Combine all the ingredients including the melted jaggery in a deep bowl and knead into a firm dough using enough water.
  3. Divide the dough into 6 equal portions and roll each portion into a 125 mm. (5”) diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
  4. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook each roti on a slow flame, using little ghee till golden brown spots appear on both the sides.
  5. Serve immediately with the pickle of your choice.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy221 cal
Protein4.1 g
Carbohydrates40.8 g
Fiber4 g
Fat5.1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium6.5 mg


Til Gur ki Roti
 on 10 Jan 15 04:14 PM

This is an innovative roti..I made it and seemed a bit like puranpoli..I enjoyed it with achaar and red garlic chutney..A perfect winter Indian treat...