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Ragi Roti / Finger Millet Roti

Ragi Roti / Finger Millet Roti

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 10

Cook Time : 20

Total Time : 30


Serves 5

  • 2 cups ragi flour /nachni aata

  • 3 finely chopped green chillies

  • 2 tablespoon fresh grated coconut

  • 10-12 finely chopped curry leaves

  • 2 tablespoon finely chopped coriander

  • 1 tsp jeera

  • 1 tsp salt or as needed

  • 1 tsp sugar

  • 50 ml.oil to roast


  • 01

    In a mixing bowl, add the coconut, green chillies, curry leaves, corriander, jeera, salt and sugar. Mix these well with your fingers till they blend well .

  • 02

    Now add the ragi flour and mix it with your fingers well. Add water little by little and make a soft dough.

  • 03

    Take a thick tawa and apply it with oil.

  • 04

    Pinch out equal sized balls and keep aside .

  • 05

    Take one ball and pat into a thin roti on the tava. Wet your palm so that you can spread the roti easily on the tawa

  • 06

    Drizzle oil inside the holes and all around the roti . The pricking of holes ensures even cooking of the roti.

  • 07

    Keep the tawa on medium and cook covered for 2 mins till the underside gets cooked.

  • 08

    Carefully open the lid and flip over using a spatula and drizzle some more oil and cook until it becomes crispy

  • 09

    Serve hot with powdered jaggery and fresh ghee. You can also serve with chutney if you like. Finely chopped onions also can be added to the dough while kneading.



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