How to make Paushtik Bajre Ki Roti - simple roti made from millet flour.

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Main Ingredients : Millet flour (bajre ka atta) , Whole wheat flour (atta)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Breads

Paushtik Bajre Ki Roti Recipe Card

Paushtik Bajre Ki Roti

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

You can also find more Breads recipes like Kashmiri Puri, Onion And Rice Parantha, Spinach Parantha, Blueberry Rolls.

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Paushtik Bajre Ki Roti Recipe

  • Millet flour (bajre ka atta) 1 cup

  • Whole wheat flour (atta) 1/4 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Onion 1 medium

  • Carrot 1 medium

  • Green chilli 2

  • Carom seeds (ajwain) 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Sieve bajra flour, atta and salt together.Peel, wash and grate onion. Peel, wash and grate carrot.Remove stems, wash and chop green chillies fine.

Step 2

Mix flour mixture with grated onion, grated carrot, chopped green chillies and ajwain.

Step 3

Add water, a little at a time and knead into medium soft dough. Do not knead the dough excessively.

Step 4

Divide the dough into eight equal portions and roll them into balls (pedas).

Step 5

Wet your palms with water, take a peda and pat it between your palms to make thin discs of about four to five inch diameter (rotis).Make it as thin as possible.

Step 6

It takes some practice before you can make thin bajra rotis.Heat a non-stick griddle (tawa) and place the roti on it.

Step 7

First cook one side for about half a minute on medium heat and then flip it over and cook the other side similarly.

Step 8

Reduce heat and cook on both sides till the bajra roti is slightly browned.

Step 9

Repeat the same method with the remaining dough.Serve hot.