Jowar Methi Roti

Jowar Methi ki Roti, jowar flour, methi, onions and green chillies combine to make this nutritious and tasty iron rich roti.

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ज्वार मेथी रोटी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Jowar Methi Roti in Hindi) 

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The taste and nutrient value of jowar is seldom remembered, but after you try this recipe, it will stay in your memory forever! A perfect combination of jowar and methi, along with flavourful onions, coriander and green chillies, makes this sumptuous Jowar Methi Roti a tasteful way to boost your haemoglobin levels.

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Jowar Methi Roti recipe - How to make Jowar Methi Roti

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 6 rotis
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  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and knead into a soft dough using enough warm water. Cover with a lid and keep aside for 10 minutes.
  2. Divide the dough into 6 equal portions and roll out each portion into a 125 mm. (5") diameter circle using a little jowar flour for rolling. You may feel this rolling is little difficult but with time and practice you will surely get it.
  3. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook each roti, using ¼ tsp of oil, till it turns golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  4. Serve immediately.


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Nutrient values (Abbrv) per roti
Energy87 cal
Protein2.4 g
Carbohydrates13.8 g
Fiber2.4 g
Fat2.4 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium6 mg

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Jowar Methi Roti
 on 12 Jan 17 10:59 AM

Jowar and methi is a very nutritious combination. However, since jowar lacks gluten it is not possible to roll out these rotis with a rolling pin. It has to be done in the traditional way by tapping the dough ball with the fingers. This needs to be changed in the recipe instructions.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Deepali, It is difficult to roll but you can roll easily if you have good practice with these type of flours. If not then as you said the traditional way can also be done.
12 Jan 17 12:20 PM
Jowar Methi ki Roti
 on 05 Aug 14 02:59 PM

A simple but nutrient brimming roti. This iron rich roti can be served with any vegetable of your choice.