Sunday, 8 February 2015

How to make Makki Mooli ki Roti

Recipe of Makki Mooli ki roti | Maize flour radish Indian Flat-bread 

Makki Mooli ki roti is a Maize flour radish flatbread which is flavorful, wholesome and nutritious. It is a famous Indian flatbread and a must have in winters. It is healthy and delicious. It can be served with a bowl of yogurt or can be a perfect accompaniment for Indian curry dish. You can also serve it with the dip or a pickle. It is perfect for breakfast or lunch. It is savory, crispy and vegan. If you want to begin your day with a healthy and filling breakfast, you can have these pancakes with a bowl full of yogurt or raita.

Lets start with the recipe :

Preparation Time   Cooking time Total TimeYield
10 minutes10 minutes10 minutes Serves 4

Recipe Type : flat-bread
Cuisine : Indian

Ingredients for makki di roti :
  • 3 cups maize flour
  • 2 grated radish
  • chopped radish leaves
  • 1 finely chopped green chilly
  • Salt according to taste
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon chaat masala
  • water
  • oil
Preparation for makki mooli ki roti :
  1. In a bowl, add maize flour, grated radish, green chilly and chopped radish leaves
  2. Add salt, pepper, chaat masala and knead a dough by adding water
  3. Dough should be of medium thick consistency
  4. Take a round dough ball, pat each ball on dampened palm to make a roti, try to make it as thin as possible
  5. Sprinkle some maize flour on rolling board, and put the roti that we made with our palm
  6. And further press it and make it a a round shape roti
  7. Heat tawa, place makki mooli ki roti on it
  8. Sprinkle some oil on both the sides 
  9. If it looks dry, sprinkle more oil on both the sides
  10. Cook it properly from both the sides until it becomes crisp
  11. Serve hot with Yogurt, white butter or any curry dish.


  1. I love makki di roti a lot!
    Love the radish twist, can be eaten without sarso da saag!!!

  2. I have never had makki flatbread! They sound and look very tasty.

  3. What a delicious twist to the traditional roti:)

  4. Although we have mooli parathas, I have never made it with maize flour. This sounds lovely and I'd love to try it. Such a wholesome dish...I'll definitely make it one of these days!

  5. Super yummy, and delicious Makki Mooli ki Roti! Perfect for this cold weather! :)

  6. Never made but I like it especially the addition of radish.

  7. wow great recipe with maize and radish .....healthy .too ..I am drolling here Ritu Ahuja...

  8. Never tried this roti, I've had parathas with radish but combination with maize sounds very interesting. Yummy!

  9. looks superb dear. healthy made healthier - wonderful!

  10. very creative and delicious recipe, Ritu! Love the idea of mooli with makki!

  11. What an amazing and healthy roti...Thank for sharing dear:)

  12. what an innovative roti.......a must try recipe.Looks amazing.


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