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Garlicky Makai Roti

Made with maize flour dotted with flavor enhancers like coriander, chillies and garlic, you will love this interesting and toothsome roti. It is quite filling, and fit to be a quick meal. In fact, you don’t even need a side-dish; you can simply serve with a cup of curds and a tangy pickle.

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Garlicky Makai Roti recipe - How to make Garlicky Makai Roti

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     6Makes 6 rotis
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1 cup maize flour (makai ka atta)
1 tbsp oil
3 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
2 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
salt to taste
rice flour (chawal ka atta) for rolling
oil for greasing and cooking

For Serving
fresh curd
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead into a soft dough using enough warm water.
  2. Divide the dough into 6 equal portions and roll each portion into a 100 mm. (4”) diameter circle using little rice flour for rolling.
  3. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook each roti, using a little oil, till it turns golden brown in colour from both sides.
  4. Serve hot with fresh curds and pickle.

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what is garlic makai roti made off?

  1. what is garlic makai roti made off? garlic makki roti is made from 1 cup maize flour (makai ka atta), 1 tbsp oil, 3 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania), 1 tsp finely chopped green chillies, 2 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun) and salt to taste. See below image of list of ingredients for garlic makai roti. 

what is maize flour?

  1. Maize flour also called as corn meal and Makai ka atta. It is yellow coloured flour with coarse texture. Corn meal is made by grinding corn kernels into a coarse powder. Unlike cornstarch, processing cornmeal doesn’t involve the separation of bran, germ and endosperm, so you are able to retain more of the nutrients in the corn than with, say, cornstarch.
  2. Is maize flour good for weight loss? Maize flour is prepared from corn kernels which is a good source of fibre. The insoluble fibre from maize flour aids in weight loss. It will add bulk to your diet that will make you feel full sooner. Fibre stays in the stomach for longer than other contents and makes you feel satiated helping you to avoid eating in between meals.    Is maize flour good for diabetes? Being a good source of fibre, corn meal helps to prevent your blood glucose levels from shooting up. Fibre blunts the glycemic response of the meal. Therefore, it is very important for diabetics to include a lot of fibre. Being a good source of zinc, maize flour will help to manage your blood glucose levels because zinc is necessary for the formation of insulin in the pancreas's beta cells. Insulin help to keep your blood glucose levels from getting too high. See article is maize flour healthy?

dough for garlic makai roti

  1. In a deep glass bowl put 1 cup maize flour (makai ka atta).
  2. Add 1 tbls oil.
  3. Add 3 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania).
  4. Add 1 tsp finely chopped green chillies.
  5. Add 2 tsp garlic paste or 2 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun). Using garlic paste gives a richer taste in the roti.
  6. Add salt to taste. We added 1/2 tsp salt.
  7. Add enough warm water. Add 1/2 cup warm water plus 1 tablespoon water.
  8. If you find it difficult to roll add 3 tbls plain flour. NOTE, we added the plain flour. You can also use whole wheat flour but you would have to use 1/4 cup whole wheat flour.
  9. Knead into a soft dough. There is no need to rest the dough.

making garlic makai roti

  1. To make garlic makai roti recipe | garlic makki roti | healthy masala makki roti | divide the dough into 6 equal portions.
  2. Faltten the dough, dip into rice flour so both sides have been quoted with rice flour and place on a rolling board.
  3. Roll each portion into a 100 mm. (4”) diameter circle using little rice flour for rolling. You will have to keep turning the rolling board as you roll the roti. Also keep applying a little rice flour while gently rolling the roti. Rolling a makai roti is not easy and mistakes can happen and your roti could tear. But you will get it right with some practise.
  4. Greae a hot non-stick tava (griddle).
  5. Place the roti on the tava.
  6. Cook the bottom of the roti for 1 minute on a medium flame.
  7. Then grease the top uncooked roti.
  8. Flip over and cook the other side of the roti in the same way. Our garlic makai roti is ready to eat.
  9. Serve garlic makai roti | garlic makki roti | healthy masala makki roti | t hot with a bowl of homemade curds.

tips for garlic makai roti

  1. Remember to put the rolled dough into a bowl of rice flour and quote both sides with rice flour. This will prevent the roti from sticking. 
  2. Use a spatula to press down all across the roti while it is being cooked.
  3. You can serve garlic makai roti | garlic makki roti | healthy masala makki roti | with achar.

Dal Amritsari 
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Punjabi Gajar ka Achar 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per roti
Energy102 cal
Protein1.1 g
Carbohydrates12.1 g
Fiber1.2 g
Fat5.6 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium1.7 mg

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