Plain Makki Di Roti

Recipe by
Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Bread Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Roast Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Take a look at more Bread Recipes. You may also want to try British Cheese and Onion Bread, Fiesta Cheese Bread, Gakhar (Baked Parathas), Cheese and Spinach Quesadillas

Rate This Recipe


  • 2 cups - maize flour
  • 1 fistful plain flour
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • salt to taste
  • water to knead

How to Make Plain Makki Di Roti

  • Mix maize flour, oil and salt.
  • Knead into a soft pliable dough by adding a little water at a time.
  • When the dough is very smooth and soft, make a lump.
  • Shape into a ball, flatten and pat with palm to make a thin roti.
  • Use dry plain flour to help or roll with a rolling pin.
  • Take care to dust with flour and lift and turn to avoid sticking.
  • Place on a heavy iron or earthen griddle and roast till crisp.
  • Repeat on both sides. Repeat for all rotis.
  • Cover and line with napkins to keep warm.
  • Drizzle with ghee or butter if desired.
  • Serve hot with sarson ka saag and slice of onion and lime.