Sanjeev Kapoor

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Makki Di Roti

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Hot and buttery, it is lovely to have this by itself, or then wait for sarson da saag season!

This recipe is from the book Tandoori Cooking @ Home.

Preparation Time : 31-40 minutes

Cooking time : 26-30 minutes

Servings :

Makki Di Roti

Main Ingredients

Cornmeal, Wheat flour





Level Of Cooking



  • Cornmeal
    1 1/2 cups
  • Wheat flour
    1/4 cup
  • Salt
    to taste
  • White butter homemade
    as required


Step 1

Add salt and wholewheat flour to the cornmeal and mix well. Add warm water and knead to make a medium soft dough. Divide into eight equal portions and shape into balls. Pat each ball between moistened palms to make a roti of medium thickness.

Step 2

Alternatively, roll out each ball between the folds of a greased plastic sheet. Heat a tawa and place a roti on it. Cook on medium heat till one side is half-done.

Step 3

Turn over and spread some white butter over the surface. Turn over and spread some more butter on the other side. Cook till both sides are golden brown. Serve hot with a dollop of white butter.

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