Khoba Roti, Rajasthani Khoba Roti

Khoba Roti, Rajasthani Khoba Roti

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खोबा रोटी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Khoba Roti, Rajasthani Khoba Roti in Hindi) 

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This Indian bread truly unravels the mystery of the vast desert expanse. The word 'khoba' means indentation or cavity and that is how these rotis are prepared.

They are best cooked in a gas tandoor but an ordinary Tava (griddle) over gas will give you equally good results, if cooked over a slow flame. Serve this roti hot, smeared with ghee with Aloo Aur Kaddu ki Subzi and Mangodi ki Dal .

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Khoba Roti, Rajasthani Khoba Roti recipe - How to make Khoba Roti, Rajasthani Khoba Roti

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 rotis (4 roti )
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2 cups whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
2 tsp ghee
salt to taste
ghee for smearing and serving
whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead into a firm dough using enough water.
  2. Divide the dough into 4 equal portions.
  3. Roll out a portion into a 150 mm. (6") diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
  4. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook the roti for approx. 2 to 3 minutes on each side and remove onto a plate.
  5. Pinch the roti uniformly throughout (as shown in images 1 to 3).
  6. Again cook the roti on a tava (griddle) over a slow flame for 5 to 6 minutes or till they turn golden brown in colour from both the sides using a muslin cloth.
  7. Repeat steps 3 to 6 to make 3 more rotis.
  8. Serve immediately with ghee and a subzi of your choice.


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Nutrient values (Abbrv) per roti
Energy289 cal
Protein7.9 g
Carbohydrates47.2 g
Fiber7.9 g
Fat8.7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium13 mg

RECIPE SOURCE : Rajasthani CookbookBuy this cookbook
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Khoba Roti
 on 09 Sep 14 04:56 PM

Khoba roti is very similar to bhakri in taste. but looks completely different. The pinched rotis looks completely different. Start piching it slow, and you will make it perfect.
Khoba Roti
 on 14 Jan 14 02:25 PM

I cut the oil a bit on these rotis to make them healthier. They come out thick and tasty and go really well with pickle or dal. Need no rice and two rotis will stuff you completely and the best part is that they are healthy. I prefer them to the every day roti.