makki ki roti

Makki Di Roti Recipe

Makki di roti or chapati or flatbread is one of the most comforting food items of winters. Makki roti goes best with sarso ka saag. As you might have heard the common phrase “sarson da saag te makki ki roti”. Many people are fond of this combination. And many even like to eat this combination with a piece of jaggery. Well just the thought of this combination makes us craves for it.

Makki or maize flour is one of the millets and it is highly nutritious. It is a good source of complex carbohydrates and fiber. It also contains good amount of vitamin C. Makki flour is rich is proteins and low in fats. It also is a source of B vitamins.

Makki can be easily incorporated in diets and the easiest way to do that is to make rotis or chapatis out of it. You can add methi or bathua or spinach (palak) to the flour and make a higly nutritious chapati. Many people also like to add potatoes to the flour and making a thick chapati or a parantha. You can also have makki ki roti along with your morning cup of tea for a wholesome breakfast.

You can make dhokla of maize flour and even can make nachos at home using maize flour. Do you know you can also make healthy con sev puris by using maize flour? Well, it really tastes amazing.

For this recipe, we will be using fenugreek leaves along with makki to make chapatis. You can use bathua leaves or spinach leaves as per your taste or availability.

Let’s dig into the recipe:

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes

Total time: 15 minutes

Serving: 8-10 chapatis

Makki di roti without sarson ka saag is a miss! Try out this amazing recipe of Sarson ka saag to club with makki di roti!

Ingredients to make Makki ki roti:

Makki flour: 2 cups

Fenugreek leaves: ½ cup

Salt: as needed

Makki flour for rolling

Method of preparation:

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  • Firstly, to make makki di roti, combine makki flour and methi (fenugreek) leaves and salt. Add warm water and knead a firm dough. Then, cover the dough with a cloth or plate and leave for about 30 minutes.
  • Secondly, divide the dough into equal portions and roll them by using a roller into a circle. If the dough sticks, apply little makki flour for rolling.
  • Thirdly, heat a non-stick pan on medium flame and place the chapati. Cook it from both the sides and then on open flame till it puffs and becomes brown.

Finally your makki di roti is ready. Serve hot with sarson ka saag or chutney!

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