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Makki Roti



Makki Roti is a traditional flatbread from the Indian subcontinent. It is made from cornmeal (makki ka atta). It is a popular dish in the states of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, and Uttarakhand. It is usually served with a side of saag (a type of spinach curry) or makhan (clarified butter). Makki Roti is a staple of Punjabi cuisine and is often eaten for breakfast or lunch.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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makki ka atta (corn flour)

2 cups


1/2 teaspoon

ajwain (carom seeds)

1/2 teaspoon

ghee (clarified butter)

1/4 cup

warm water

1/2 cup



Step 1:

In a large bowl, mix together the makki ka atta, salt, and ajwain.

Step 2:

Add the ghee and mix it in with your hands until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

Step 3:

Slowly add the warm water and knead the dough until it is soft and pliable.

Step 4:

Cover the dough and let it rest for 15 minutes.

Step 5:

Divide the dough into 8 equal portions and roll each portion into a ball.

Step 6:

Heat a griddle or tawa over medium heat.

Step 7:

Take one ball of dough and flatten it with your hands.

Step 8:

Place the flattened dough on the griddle and cook for 1-2 minutes on each side.

Step 9:

Brush the top of the roti with ghee and cook for another minute.

Step 10:

Serve the makki roti hot with butter or chutney. Enjoy!

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 19099 users have chowed down on Makki Roti a whopping 31589 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Indore, Chandigarh, Delhi, Lucknow, Mumbai are the top 5 cities gobbling up Makki Roti like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Makki Roti, our users are head over heels in december, but the interest cools down in mayjune.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Makki Roti is the food of choice for 24-27 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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