Makki di Roti Recipe


  • Salt to taste
  • 10 tsp Ghee or Butter
  • 3/4 cups Warm water
  • 250 gm Maize/Corn flour


  1. Mix half the water with the flour.
  2. Add salt and leave for few minutes.
  3. Divide the mixture into eight parts.
  4. Heat a griddle.
  5. Take one part of the flour and knead with the warm water till pliable.
  6. Make a ball between your palms.
  7. Take a square sheet of a polythene or a clean plastic bag and grease one side.
  8. Place the flour ball on the polythene and flatten with your palm. Wet your hand and keep pressing on the ball with your flat palm till it is about cm thick.
  9. Carefully invert the rolled chapatti onto your hand and place it on the hot griddle.
  10. Cook for about 1 minute and invert. Cook both sides till brown spots appear.
  11. Smear some ghee or butter on both sides and cook for 30 seconds on each side.

Tip: While kneading add 2-3 tbsps oil or butter and little salt. Add warm water for soft chapathis.

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