Missi Roti


It’s been months I have tired new roti dishes, this one was my long time wait. Just like that tired out the dish and it came out well. A traditional Punjabi recipe, comfort for dinner. Let us move on to the recipe…

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  • Wheat flour – 2 cups
  • Besan – 1 cup
  • Green chilies – 2 nos
  • Onions – 1 ½ nos (medium sized)
  • Carom/Ajwain/Omam seeds – ½ tsp
  • Ghee/Clarified butter – 2 tsp
  • Salt to taste


  • Take wheat flour, besan, salt, carom/ajwain seeds in a bowl, mix them well.
  • Peel and finely chop the onions and green chilies, add it to the flour mixture.
  • Pour water little by little, mix well and make it to a ball.
  • Add in 2 tsp of ghee or oil and knead the dough for 15 mins.
  • Cover with a wet cloth and let it rest for 20 mins.
  • Divide it to small balls (lemon sized), dust the work area with wheat flour and flatten it with rolling pan.
  • Heat a tsp of oil or ghee in a tawa, gently place the flatten wheat flour and cook until it tuns golden brown.
  • Swap the sides and cook till golden brown.
  • Spread ¼ tsp of ghee on the top of the missi rotti.

Serve hot with Dal curry. I have accompanied it with Methi Dal/Lentil Fenugreek Curry.

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