Missi roti

Missi roti recipe: without oil

Missi roti is a very healthy and tasty flatbread made with a mix of whole wheat flour, gram flour, and spices. It is famous in north India and is often made in various homes. It is also besan roti because besan( whole gram flour) is one of its key ingredients. Besan gives it a crispy taste. You can do variations by adding different ingredients like fenugreek, carrot, beetroot, or other types of flour. Missi roti can be eaten with dal, sabzi, pickle, or chutney.

Ingredients for making missi roti :

Whole wheat flour – 2 cups

Gram flour – 1 cup

Carom seeds (ajwain) – 1 tsp

Green chilies finely chopped – 1-2

Onion finely chopped – 1/3 cup

Asafoetida (hing) – ¼ tsp

Salt – 1 tsp

Oil – 3 tsp

Water – as required


  1. Firstly, take a mixing bowl, add whole wheat flour, gram flour, carom seeds, onion, green chilies, asafoetida, and oil and mix very well.
  2. Then, add water slowly and knead to smooth soft dough. Keep it aside for 10 minutes.
  3. After 10 minutes, make medium-sized balls from the dough.
  4. Now, take a ball and roll it to a circle of medium thickness on the rolling board by dusting some dry wheat flour on it.
  5. Then, heat the skillet or tawa and place your roti on it.
  6. After that, Cook from both sides by pressing the edges with a spatula.
  7. Finally, when the missi roti gets cooked from both sides then, take it off the tawa and serve it hot.

Tip: You can apply some desi ghee to it for an amazing taste.

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