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Plain Makki Di Roti

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
Course: Bread Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Roast Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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

How to Make

  • 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.