Jolada rotti recipe | How to make jowar bhakri | jowar roti recipe

By Latha on October 21st, 2016

Jolada rotti recipe, how to make jowar bhakri

Jolada rotti or jowar bhakri recipe explained with step by step pictures. Jolada rotti or jowar flour roti is prepared using jowar flour, water and salt. Jolada rotti or jowar roti is very popular flat bread in North Karnataka. Jolada rotti with 2 - 3 varieties of curry is very common in most of the North Karnataka houses.

We all know that jolada rotti recipe is very simple but making proper rotti or roti is little tricky and requires a bit of experience. But after reading this post you will never find it tricky. It is as easy as preparing chapathis. You can serve jolada rotti along with curries like badanekayi ennegayi (stuffed brinjal), zunka (gram flour curry) and menthe palle (methi dal).

My sister prepares jolada rotti or jowar roti like this. I have also seen the authentic way of preparing jolada rotti in my friend Veena's house. Infact she had shown me once in my kitchen as well. But still I was not very expert in making these rotti or rotis. Then my friend said freshness of jolada hittu or jowar flour and the dough cosistency is very important in making perfect rotis. But now I am an expert in making jolada rotti. So I am sharing here my way of making jolada rotti and the trick, which I am following.

You can find different varietis of Karnataka style rotti recipes on my website like akki rotti (rice flour roti), ragi rotti (finger millet roti), sajjige rotti (rava roti) and sabsige soppu rotti (dill leaves roti). If you are looking for more breakfast recipes from then do check our break fast recipes section. Let us get on to the recipe.

Jolada rotti or jowar bhakri recipe

Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking time: 15 min
Serves: 10 no

Ingredients: (measuring cup used = 240ml)

  1. 1 cup Jowar flour
  2. 1.25 cup water
  3. 1 - 2 tbsp wheat flour (this is the trick)
  4. Salt as per your taste
  5. 1/2 tsp cooking oil
  6. A clean cotton cloth and a small bowl of water

Instructions for making jolada rotti or jowar bhakri :

  1. Take 1 cup of water, salt and 1/2 tsp of oil in a wide frying pan. Reserve remaining 0.25 cup of water, which we will be using it later.water and salt for jolada rotti or jowar bhakri
  2. Keep it on stove top and bring it to boil.boiling water for jolada rotti or jowar bhakri
  3. When the water starts boiling add in 1 cup jowar flour and 1 tbsp wheat flour. Mix flour for 2 seconds using a flat spatula and switch off the stove.jowar flour for jolada rotti or jowar bhakri
  4. After switching off the stove using the flat spatula mix the flour well by adding the reserved 0.25 cup of water little by little. Cover and rest it aside until warm.mixing the flour for jolada rotti or jowar bhakri
  5. Once the dough is warm, dust your hand and knead the dough well for 3 - 4 minutes. Make sure that the dough is having soft chapathi dough consistency.kneading the dough for jolada rotti or jowar bhakri
  6. Make lemon sized balls and keep it ready.lemon sized balls for jolada rotti or jowar bhakri
  7. Next dust the rolling board and take a lemon sized ball. Authentic jolada rotti is prepared by patting, which may be a bit difficult for the beginners. So alternatively you can roll the roti using rolling pin.dough on the rolling board for jolada rotti or jowar bhakri
  8. Roll it into a very thin roti. Dust the flour as required.rolling or patting jolada rotti or jowar bhakri
  9. Heat the tava or pan and transfer the rolled jolada rotti or jowar roti over the hot pan.rolled jolada rotti or jowar bhakri on hot pan
  10. Now take a wet cloth and apply the water all over the roti by pressing gently.wet cloth for jolada rotti or jowar bhakri
  11. When you see the water content on the roti is dried, flip and cook on the other side as well. Serve it hot with butter and curry of your jolada rotti or jowar bhakri

Dear reader, We have a brief Kannada description of this recipe. Click here to read this recipe in Kannada.

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