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Tawa Roti



Tawa Roti is a type of flatbread popular in India and Pakistan. It is made from wheat flour, water, and salt, and is cooked on a tawa, or flat griddle. The dough is rolled out into a thin circle and then cooked on the tawa until it is golden brown and crispy. Tawa Roti is usually served with curries, dals, chutneys, and other accompaniments. It is not only served for lunch and dinner but also can go for breakfast and can be served with bhurji, butter, honey, or jam.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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whole wheat flour

2 cups


1 teaspoon


2 tablespoons

warm water

1/2 cup

Ghee or butter for brushing



Step 1:

In a large bowl, mix together the flour and salt.

Step 2:

Add the oil and mix until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

Step 3:

Gradually 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.

Step 6:

Roll each portion into a circle of about 6 inches in diameter.

Step 7:

Heat a tawa or griddle over medium heat.

Step 8:

Place the roti on the tawa and cook for a few seconds.

Step 9:

Flip the roti and cook the other side for a few seconds.

Step 10:

Brush the roti with ghee or butter and cook for a few more seconds.

Step 11:

Flip the roti again and cook for a few more seconds.

Step 12:

Serve hot with your favorite accompaniment.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 26642 users have chowed down on Tawa Roti a whopping 84855 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

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

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Tawa Roti, our users are head over heels in november, but the interest cools down in january.

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Who preferred this food the most?

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

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