How to make soft ragi roti at home?

Ragi roti is a nutritious flatbread made from ragi flour, also known as finger millet flour. It’s a popular
dish known for its health benefits and unique taste. The dough is prepared by combining ragi flour
with water, ghee, and salt, then rolled into thin chapatis and cooked on a griddle until golden brown.
The addition of ghee enhances the flavor and texture of the rotis. Ragi roti can be enjoyed with
various accompaniments such as chutney, curry, or yogurt.


  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 tbsp Ghee
  • 1 tbsp Salt
  • 1 cup Ragi Flour


  • Heat water in a pan, then add ragi flour, ghee, and salt, mix thoroughly to create a dough. Once removed from heat, knead gently until smooth.
  • Cover the dough and let it rest for 10 minutes to allow the gluten to relax.
  • Divide the dough into small portions and roll each portion into thin chapatis.
  • Heat a tawa or griddle over medium flame and cook the rotis on both sides until lightly browned.
  • Spread a little ghee on the cooked ragi rotis and serve them hot with your favorite side dish.

Ragi roti contains approximately:

  • Calories: 80kcal
  • Protein: 2.5g
  • Carbohydrates:5 g
  • Fat: 4g

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