Bajre aur Aloo ki Roti

2 years ago

Bajra or pearl millet is one of the oldest cultivated grains. even today It is widely consumed in rural India and is also one of the few widely available grains all around the globe. This salubrious recipe brings health and taste altogether to the meal. it's a undoubtedly superfood.

Nutritional Advantages of Bajre aur Aloo ki Roti

  • High in iron, fibre, vitamins (B1, B2, B6), minerals and essential amino acids.
  • Reduces the risk of ailments like cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes and breast cancer.
  • Helps boost energy and remove toxins from the body.
  • Improve the transfer of oxygen from cell to cell, to grow healthy skin!

Region: Rajasthan/ Gujarat

Nature: Bread

Cuisine: Indian

Prep Time: 15 min

Cook Time: 20 min

Total Time: 35 min

Serves: 04

Main Ingredients:



Bajra flour

2 cups

Boiled and mashed potatoes

¾ cup

Chopped onions

¼ cup

Grated fresh coconut

¼ cup

Chopped coriander

3 tbsp

Finely chopped Ginger

2 tsp

Finely green chilli paste

2 tsp

Amchur powder

1 tsp

Garam masala (Optional)

½ tsp

Black Salt

To taste


for cooking

Main Methods:

  1. Combine all the ingredients into a paraat/ kneading bowl and knead to make a soft dough, using warm water.

  2. Initially add less water, gradually add later if required.

  3. Let this dough rest for 10 mins and be covered with a damp cloth.

  4. Make pedha with that dough for roti.

  5. Flatten the pedha into a round shape with the help of a rolling pin roti.

  6. Cook the rotis on a hot Tawa , Until both sides are golden brown, on a slow to medium flame.

  7. Basting both sides of roti with ghee.

  8. Serve hot with pickle and a dollop of ghee on top.

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