Missi Roti

I hope the Indo-French Butternut Squash-Potato Bisque was interesting enough yesterday. Today let us enjoy this simple everyday kind of roti from Punjab. 

Punjab also known as 'the land of 5 rivers', is very fertile and so agriculture is a very flourishing industry. The Punjabis are basically very good food connoisseurs. They love their parathas in many forms and their food is very rich and often times healthy.

I had plans of making the classic combo of Makki Ki Roti and Sarson Ka Saag but I shall reserve it for sometime later. Lets check out this Missi Roti. Missi means mixture. These rotis are typically made impromptu. The kids love these kind of rotis and so these rotis saved the day for me :).

While I prepare for the next hop in our journey, enjoy these rotis.


Recipe Source - Pooja
Ingredients - 

Wheat Flour 1 cup + more for dusting
Besan / Chickpea Flour / Senagapindi 1/4 cup
Onions, finely chopped 1/2 cup
Green Chillies, finely chopped, as needed
Coriander seeds and Cumin seeds, coarsely crushed 1 tsp each
Coriander leaves, finely chopped 2 Tbsp
Garam Masala 1/2 tsp (or as needed)
Yogurt 3 Tbsp
Water to knead the dough
Oil/Ghee to shallow fry


Missi Roti

Method Of Preparation -


In a mixing bowl, add all the ingredients except oil and water. Mix well.

Slowly add water as needed to knead into a soft dough. Cover and set aside for a few minutes.

Heat the griddle/tawa.

Pinch the dough into 7-8 equal parts and roll each of them into a thin circle (roti).

Gently place the dough circle on the hot griddle.

After bubbles appear, flip it, spray oil/ghee and after a few seconds, flip it and spray oil/ghee until both sides are uniformly cooked.


Cover in a paper lined box and continue with the rest of the dough.

Serve it with spiced yogurt or any other accompaniment of your choice.




Preparation Time 30 min
Makes 7-8

15 comments

  1. Priya Suresh Says:
  2. Missi roti with mango thokku is just enough for me to finish my dinner happily, roti looks fabulous.

     
  3. i love this roti and usually make it with gatta kadhi and rice, this is so flavorful

     
  4. the roti, the onions and the curd - all are looking picture perfect!! super tempting.

     
  5. Missi roti in my opinion is one of the most flavorful rotis. Your had come out great.

     
  6. Srivalli Says:
  7. The rotis look so good and inviting...I love these..

     
  8. Kalyani Says:
  9. Very inviting n filling too - nice contrast of colours too ;-))

     
  10. Pavani N Says:
  11. I love missi roti, besan adds so much great taste. They look perfect.

     
  12. Filling and healthy rotis,love the addition of besan,perfect with simple curd and pickle..

     
  13. I love missi roti. In my opinion this is the best roti that the Punjabis have. Love it.

     
  14. Usha Rao Says:
  15. Flavorful roti. Love with a bowl of yogurt.

     
  16. love missi roti - have had more times than I can count

     
  17. Missi roti is my fav and you have made them perfect dear :) looks very tempting , love the way you have presented !!

     
  18. Padmajha PJ Says:
  19. Tempting platter.Haven't made this but will do it soon.

     
  20. lovely missi rotis.. perfect with just a plain raita or just yogurt even

     
  21. Suma Gandlur Says:
  22. Lovely rotis. I made a methi version.

     
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